Luxury Travel Trends

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.

Viceroy Da Nang Will Anchor Vietnam's Visionary Entertainment Hub, Cocobay

Viceroy Da Nang Will Anchor Vietnam's Visionary Entertainment Hub, Cocobay

Stretching from the Coco River to the East Sea, on lush Vietnam land that's ripe for adventure, a whole new kind of travel destination is rising and it will completely transform the tourism industry in Southeast Asia.

Survey Reveals 22 Million Americans will take a Culinary Vacation this Year

Survey Reveals 22 Million Americans will take a Culinary Vacation this Year

Food and dining are becoming a more central part of many travelers’ vacation experiences. In fact, AAA’s latest travel survey found that an estimated 22 million Americans expect to take a culinary-focused vacation in the next 12 months.

Virtuoso Reveals Family Travel Trends & Top 10 Hottest Family Destinations

Virtuoso Reveals Family Travel Trends & Top 10 Hottest Family Destinations

Virtuoso®, the global network specializing in luxury and experiential travel, reveals what’s trending in family travel this summer vacation season.

Leading Hotel Architecture Trends According to Jean-Michel Gathy

Leading Hotel Architecture Trends According to Jean-Michel Gathy

Master architect Jean-Michel Gathy is the visionary behind some of the world’s most iconic luxury hotels, resorts and landmarks from the Marina Bay Sands swimming pool in Singapore, Cheval Blanc Randheli by LVMH in the Maldives, The Chedi Muscat in Oman, The Setai Miami to many of the most recognized Aman Resorts around the world.

Atlantis Paradise Island Partners with Aroma360 for Signature Scent

Atlantis Paradise Island Partners with Aroma360 for Signature Scent

Aroma360—a company that strives to teach businesses how to capitalize on the close relationship between scent & mood, and help create a scent identity—has become the official scent provider for one of the Caribbean’s top vacation resorts; Atlantis Paradise Island.

A Cinema in Paradise at Soneva Jani, Maldives

A Cinema in Paradise at Soneva Jani, Maldives

The newest Soneva property, Soneva Jani, seeks to inspire a lifetime of rare experiences thanks to its truly unforgettable Cinema Paradiso.

Milaidhoo Introduces Mood Dining to the Maldives

Milaidhoo Introduces Mood Dining to the Maldives

The newly opened Milaidhoo Island Maldives introduces mood dining, a specific combination of curated menu, designated location on the island, and spa elements to enhance the experience designed to change a person’s mood.

Cinema on a Sandbank: The Ultimate Open-Air Theatre in the Maldives

Cinema on a Sandbank: The Ultimate Open-Air Theatre in the Maldives

First drive-in, then dive-in, now there are movies shown on a sandbank… in the middle of the Maldives.

Avis App Totally Changes the Car Rental Process

Avis App Totally Changes the Car Rental Process

The Avis Now features of the Avis app totally change the rental process: you can completely bypass the counter, upgrade/exchange your car, view your rental agreement, and even unlock a connected car through your phone.

YachtLife: The Jet Set's Best Kept Secret

YachtLife: The Jet Set's Best Kept Secret

Based in Miami, YachtLife is opening up what was once the rarefied domain of the super rich to the masses by allowing users to quickly and easily charter fully crewed, luxury yachts for the day with just a few taps on their mobile device.

Kempinski to Open First Modern Five-star Luxury Hotel in Cuba

Kempinski to Open First Modern Five-star Luxury Hotel in Cuba

Kempinski will open its first hotel in Cuba in the second quarter of this year. The Gran Hotel Mazana Kempinski La Habana features 246 rooms and suites and is located within the historic Manzana de Gómez building in the heart of Old Havana - a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Portugal to Offer Dozens of Castles, Palaces and Convents for Travel Development

Portugal to Offer Dozens of Castles, Palaces and Convents for Travel Development

Imagine a hotel set in an ancient seaside fortress. Or an inn built in a 400-year old convent perched above a vibrant city.

Top 10 Hotel Design Trends for 2017

Top 10 Hotel Design Trends for 2017

Based on the quantity, and quality, of work in the hospitality design pipeline at San Francisco-based SB Architects, 2017 will be another strong year for hospitality growth and development.