Luxury Travel Trends

Top 7 Luxury Travel Trends

Top 7 Luxury Travel Trends

International luxury travel network, Virtuoso®, reveals the top seven travel trends to emerge from Virtuoso Travel Week, happening this week in Las Vegas. Top Trends:

Laucala Island Immerses and Submerses Its Guests with New Submarine

Laucala Island Immerses and Submerses Its Guests with New Submarine

Dietrich Mateschitz, co-founder of the energy drink company Red Bull, announced his recent purchase of a DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible for Laucala Island, the private island resort located in the Fijian Pacific archipelago.

Silversea Cruises Appoints First Female Captain, Margrith Ettlin

Silversea Cruises Appoints First Female Captain, Margrith Ettlin

For the first time in its nearly 20-year history, a female captain is at the helm of a Silversea ship.

Trump Finalizes Agreement For Trump International Hotel, The Old Post Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Trump Finalizes Agreement For Trump International Hotel, The Old Post Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Today, The Trump Organization finalized its deal with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on plans to redevelop the iconic Old Post Office Building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. now that Congressional review has finished.

Louis Vuitton Buys Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France

Louis Vuitton Buys Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France

LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, the world’s leading luxury products group, today announced that it has acquired Hotel Saint-Barth Isle de France from majority owner Adventurous Journeys Capital Partners (AJ Capital Partners) and others.

JW Marriott Launches Nightly Refresh Program

JW Marriott Launches Nightly Refresh Program

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the debut of its Nightly Refresh Program, a curated nightly turndown service offering a rotation of complimentary amenities developed to help guests relax and rejuvenate while on the road.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Breaks into New Markets

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Breaks into New Markets

Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ (SLH) has extended its global reach to include Kazakhstan, Lebanon, The Grenadines, Antigua, the Spanish resort of Marbella, and Texas.

Langham Hospitality Group Doubles North American Footprint

Langham Hospitality Group Doubles North American Footprint

Langham Hospitality Group (LHG) is doubling its North America footprint by 10 July 2013.

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Orders New Luxury Cruise Ship

Regent Seven Seas Cruises Orders New Luxury Cruise Ship

Regent Seven Seas Cruises announced today that it has entered into a definitive contract with Italy's Fincantieri shipyard to build the most luxurious cruise ship in the era of modern cruising with delivery scheduled in summer 2016.

GHM to Launch Three Luxury Hotels in Taiwan

GHM to Launch Three Luxury Hotels in Taiwan

Luxury hotel management group GHM andTaiwanese business development company Elements Innovation Co., Ltd have signed amanagement agreement to launch three upscale hotels in Zhudong, Taiwan.

BookaSuite.com: New website offers all suite hotel booking

BookaSuite.com: New website offers all suite hotel booking

BookaSuite.com is the first hotel booking website of its kind, with a unique focus on hotel suites.

Silversea Cruises Launches Complimentary Streaming Movies

Silversea Cruises Launches Complimentary Streaming Movies

In a cruise industry first, ultra-luxury Silversea Cruises has launched a complimentary service that provides streaming movies and live television news broadcasts to guests' mobile devices aboard Silver Cloud.

Dinner in the Sky at Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Dinner in the Sky at Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Next month will see Orient-Express' Hotel Cipriani yet again pushing boundaries when it comes to guest experiences, with a pulse racing Dinner in the Sky experience.

U.S. Luxury Travelers Name Wine Country Getaways & Luxury Cruises As No.1 Wish List Experiences

U.S. Luxury Travelers Name Wine Country Getaways & Luxury Cruises As No.1 Wish List Experiences

A cruise or a wine country experience, be it in Bordeaux, Napa or Tuscany, is at the top of affluent travelers' dream vacation lists, beating out Broadway shows or visits to rare or remote landscapes, according to the Resonance Report on Affluent Travel and Leisure.

Luxury U.S. Travelers Say Internet Access is #1 Hotel Amenity

Luxury U.S. Travelers Say Internet Access is #1 Hotel Amenity

Internet access is the hotel amenity prized above all by affluent U.S. travelers – more than the beach, cuisine, privacy, proximity to shopping and unique activities, according to the Resonance Report on Affluent Travel and Leisure.