Luxury Travel Trends

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bali's Hotel Supply to Rise by Over 12,000 New Rooms

Bali's Hotel Supply to Rise by Over 12,000 New Rooms

Worldwide attention is set to turn to the island in October of this year as it prepares to host APEC 2013.

Alila to Open First Luxury Resort in Oman Mountains

Alila to Open First Luxury Resort in Oman Mountains

Asian-based hotel group Alila Hotels & Resorts will open its first hotel in Oman at the end of 2014.

Top 10 Luxury Travel Trends & Predictions for 2013

Top 10 Luxury Travel Trends & Predictions for 2013

From the local-on-arrival revolution to concierge apps and spa pampering for guys, Mr & Mrs Smith predicts 10 of the top boutique hotel and luxury travel trends to look out for in 2013.

Travel Trend: Tibet Receives Record Number of Tourists in 2012

Travel Trend: Tibet Receives Record Number of Tourists in 2012

The total number of tourists visiting Tibet in 2012 (through November 30, 2012) has surpassed 10 million for the first time ever (up 22.6% from last year).

Conrad Bali to Offer Five Star Healing & Relaxation Services

Conrad Bali to Offer Five Star Healing & Relaxation Services

As medical tourism grows apace in Bali, luxury beachfront resort Conrad Bali has joined forces with Bali International Medical Centre (BIMC) to offer the very best in after-care rest and recuperation services.

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Opens as World's Tallest Hotel

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Opens as World's Tallest Hotel

The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai is now open to guests. By January, the hotel will have all nine restaurants and five bars and lounges open, with the grand opening scheduled to take place in February.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches Hotel Reviews Online

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches Hotel Reviews Online

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has recently launched online hotel reviews.

Abercrombie & Kent Opens Flagship Travel Store in City of London

Abercrombie & Kent Opens Flagship Travel Store in City of London

Abercrombie & Kent (A&K), the world's leading luxury travel company, opened its first stand-alone travel store showcasing experiences around the world using the latest digital technology on Monday 22 October 2012.

Subsix, World's First Underwater Music Club Opens at NIYAMA Maldives

Subsix, World's First Underwater Music Club Opens at NIYAMA Maldives

Located 500 yards offshore and appearing to float on the surface of the ocean, Edge, the overwater restaurant, and Subsix, the world's first underwater music club, are now open.

Top 10 Luxury Travel Trends for 2013 from Cox & Kings

Top 10 Luxury Travel Trends for 2013 from Cox & Kings

Keeping with its annual tradition, Cox & Kings – the world's most enduring luxury travel brand, with a legacy of over 250 years – announces its forecast on the travel trends to watch in 2013.