Luxury Travel Trends

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.

Abercrombie & Kent Launches A&K International Estates

Abercrombie & Kent Launches A&K International Estates

Abercrombie & Kent, leading luxury travel company, has announced the launch of a new venture, Abercrombie & Kent International Estates. The new business will market and sell exclusive residential properties from around the world, including private homes and resort residences.

Ritz-Carlton Announces First Hotel in Tunisia

Ritz-Carlton Announces First Hotel in Tunisia

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has announced The Ritz-Carlton Tunis, Carthage projected to open in late 2014.

Sicily's Verdura Golf & Spa Resort Launches Vita Health Wellness Centre

Sicily's Verdura Golf & Spa Resort Launches Vita Health Wellness Centre

Rocco Forte Hotels has unveiled VITA HEALTH, a new approach to preventative health, in partnership with Dr. Nyjon Eccles, one of the world's leading Integrated Medicine Physicians, specializing in nutritional, non-invasive and anti-aging medicine.

8 Travel & Lifestyle Trends in the Social Media World

8 Travel & Lifestyle Trends in the Social Media World

KWE Partners, a leader in travel and lifestyle marketing for over 30 years, identifies new trends and mega-trends.

Sustainable Tourism Among Top Luxury Travel Trends

Sustainable Tourism Among Top Luxury Travel Trends

Much like 'Fashion Week' establishes style trends for the season to come, leading luxury travel network Virtuoso® revealed during its recent 'Virtuoso Travel Week' conference the latest developments that will set the standard in upscale, experiential travel.

Ritz-Carlton Announces First Hotel in Vietnam

Ritz-Carlton Announces First Hotel in Vietnam

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced the brand's first hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), marking another step in the group's expansion in Asia.

Le Meridien Hotels to Debut in Bangladesh

Le Meridien Hotels to Debut in Bangladesh

Starwood Hotels & Resorts today announced the signing of Le Méridien Dhaka, slated to open in July 2013.