Luxury Travel Trends

Luxury Travel Trends for 2018: Pristine, Unfrequented & Unique Destinations

Luxury Travel Trends for 2018: Pristine, Unfrequented & Unique Destinations

Global luxury travel network Virtuoso has determined 2018 will be the year for discovering less-visited destinations.

Luxury Hotels Launch Humanoid Robots

Luxury Hotels Launch Humanoid Robots

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas announces the appointment of Pepper®*, the humanoid robot, as hotel Technical Ambassador. The newest team member will primarily be based in the Sky Lobby located on the 23rd floor, greeting guests, and complementing hotel services through engaging and playful entertainment.

How Is Plastic Pollution Damaging Our Luxury Travel Hotspots?

How Is Plastic Pollution Damaging Our Luxury Travel Hotspots?

When you think of the luxury travel hotspots that exist all around the world, plastic pollution is the last thing that springs to mind.

Luxury Travel Trend: Green Turndown Services at Luxury Hotels

Luxury Travel Trend: Green Turndown Services at Luxury Hotels

With environmental awareness at the forefront of everyone’s minds, hotels across the country are adapting their turndown services to minimize their footprint.

Top 10 Destinations Upscale Americans Will Travel This Fall

Top 10 Destinations Upscale Americans Will Travel This Fall

International luxury travel network Virtuoso® revealed which 10 destinations are top of mind for U.S. jet-setters for the rest of this year.

10 New Luxury Travel Trends

10 New Luxury Travel Trends

From hotels and resorts switching out food carts for a sweet dessert bikes, to interactive charitable initiatives for the jet-setting animal lover, here are the latest hospitality trends to experience now.

Interview with Fractional Private Jet Provider, Flexjet

Interview with Fractional Private Jet Provider, Flexjet

Fractional private jet provider Flexjet has reported that their new business to date in 2017 is up 50% year over year.

VIP Journeys Launches Drone My Trip

VIP Journeys Launches Drone My Trip

Travelers planning a trip of a lifetime to Latin America can now add a first-on-the-planet edge to their adventure with the launch of Drone My Trip – a unique new service which pairs the latest technology with some of the most iconic, exotic and unspoiled destinations in the world.

Luxury Hotels Elevating Guest Experiences by Creating Mini-Getaways

Luxury Hotels Elevating Guest Experiences by Creating Mini-Getaways

As the ever-competitive hospitality market continues to heat up, hotels are looking for new ways to attract travelers and expanding on the way they do business—even with other hotels.

The Latest Luxury Travel Trend: Glass Bathrooms with a View

The Latest Luxury Travel Trend: Glass Bathrooms with a View

It sounds like an odd, Vegas-y gag: Put two people in a luxury hotel room, and while one reclines on the bed, another is showering mere feet away, enclosed by nothing but a sheet of glass.

Island Bathing at Carlisle Bay, Antigua

Island Bathing at Carlisle Bay, Antigua

Island Bathing is the latest wellness experience designed to help restore inner peace while traveling.

Gigi Hadid's Favorite New Luxury Travel App

Gigi Hadid's Favorite New Luxury Travel App

Velocity Black is the popular Members-Only App that will take you heliskiing over volcanoes, swimming with Orcas in Norway, flying a fighter jet to the edge of space, or taking a Bentley road trip to the French Riviera.

Trend: Luxury Resorts Offering Tiny Homes

Trend: Luxury Resorts Offering Tiny Homes

Real estate communities continue to evolve sales and marketing tools to provide an exceptional first look to prospective owners.

Rising Hotel Trend: Secret Luxury Lodgings

Rising Hotel Trend: Secret Luxury Lodgings

While the upscale hotel industry is booming, some guests are now looking for an added layer of privacy and exclusivity to their luxurious lodgings.

The Peninsula Hotels Hires First Female Executive Chef

The Peninsula Hotels Hires First Female Executive Chef

The Peninsula Chicago has appointed Executive Chef Toni Robertson who will oversee all three Peninsula restaurant kitchens (Shanghai Terrace, The Lobby and Pierrot Gourmet), banquets, 24-hour room service and pastry kitchen operations.