Luxury Travel Trends

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.

The Peninsula Hotels Announce The Peninsula Yangon

The Peninsula Hotels Announce The Peninsula Yangon

Peninsula has just announced its latest endeavor in developing the new The Peninsula Yangon in Myanmar.

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.

Ritz-Carlton Unveils Plans For New Urban Resort In Rabat, Morocco

Ritz-Carlton Unveils Plans For New Urban Resort In Rabat, Morocco

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has unveiled plans to open its first property in Rabat, the prestigious capital city of the Kingdom of Morocco, bringing the number of hotels currently under development in the brand's growing North Africa portfolio to three.

Small Luxury Hotels Of The World Names Popular Destination Searches

Small Luxury Hotels Of The World Names Popular Destination Searches

Paul Kerr, Chief Executive Officer for SLH explains, "SLH monitors all unfulfilled searches on SLH.com. This is when a customer searches for a hotel in a country or city where we do not have a hotel.

Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa Announce a New Kids Spa

Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa Announce a New Kids Spa

Hilton Maldives Iru Fushi Resort & Spa Announce the Opening of Their Kids Spa 'Sweet Pea Spa'

Stowe Mountain Lodge Offers Kids Their Own Chillax Spa Experience

Stowe Mountain Lodge Offers Kids Their Own Chillax Spa Experience

Spas continue to focus on authenticity and wellness, and kids are getting their due, according to Condé Nast Traveler, Spa Finder, and other highly regarded publications.

Bangladesh: An Emerging Luxury Destination?

Bangladesh: An Emerging Luxury Destination?

The Financial Express reports 8 five-star hotels to be launched in Bangladesh in the next three years.

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Officially Opens as World's Tallest Hotel

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Officially Opens as World's Tallest Hotel

The JW Marriott brand officially celebrates its newly opened landmark luxury hotel in the Middle East – the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai.

HotelHomes.com Launches Global Guide to Hotel Branded Residences

HotelHomes.com Launches Global Guide to Hotel Branded Residences

For anyone that has ever dreamed of living large in a hotel, HotelHomes.com has launched - providing luxury real estate consumers and professionals with the world's first comprehensive directory and complete information source on hotel-branded residences worldwide.

Top 10 Countries for Luxury Travel in 2013

Top 10 Countries for Luxury Travel in 2013

Europe has long been the premier destination for the discerning luxury traveler, and a new survey conducted by Resonance Consultancy confirms that Italy is the affluent American traveler's destination of choice for 2013-14.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Announces 2012 as Brand's Best Year

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Announces 2012 as Brand's Best Year

SLH generated $119 million in revenue, added 63 new SLH hotels and 56,000 new Club members, received 4 million website visitors in 2012.

Abercrombie & Kent Launches the A&K Lifestyle Club

Abercrombie & Kent Launches the A&K Lifestyle Club

Abercrombie & Kent, the world's leading luxury travel company, is launching the first Global Lifestyle Club specifically dedicated to discerning travellers providing its members with the ultimate in travel, lifestyle, medical and security services.

La Residence Hotel & Spa, Top Vietnam Resort Appoints First Vietnamese GM

La Residence Hotel & Spa, Top Vietnam Resort Appoints First Vietnamese GM

Vietnamese Hospitality Comes of Age as foreign owners of top five star hotel turn to local talent for leadership position.

Travel Boom: China Opens Three New Express Trains For 2013

Travel Boom: China Opens Three New Express Trains For 2013

As part of their continuous effort to have the most express trains in the world, China has opened three new lines for the new year. Traveling from Beijing to Guangzhou, Xi'an and Luoyang just got a whole lot easier.