Luxury Travel Trends

10 Reasons Why Cruise Vacations Are On The Rise

10 Reasons Why Cruise Vacations Are On The Rise

Cruise travel is becoming the vacation of choice around the world, quickly outpacing leisure or land-based travel.

Where the Wealthy Will Travel in 2016

Where the Wealthy Will Travel in 2016

It makes sense that the wealthiest among us would travel the most, but just how much the top 5% of households travel may surprise you.

Luxury Travel Trends of the Wealthiest One Percent

Luxury Travel Trends of the Wealthiest One Percent

A new study conducted by international travel and tourism consultancy Resonance Consultancy identifies the most appealing destinations and luxury travel trends of the top five percent and one percent of U.S. travelers.

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches New iPhone App

Small Luxury Hotels of the World Launches New iPhone App

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has launched a new app for iPhone that is available from today on the App Store.

Virtuoso Reveals Five Luxury Hotel Trends To Watch In 2016

Virtuoso Reveals Five Luxury Hotel Trends To Watch In 2016

Virtuoso®, the global network of luxury travel agencies, is demonstrating that it has its finger on the pulse of what upscale travelers desire with the recent expansion of its Hotels & Resorts program.

Bad Karma? Prisons, Sanitariums & Concentration Camps Turned Into Luxury Hotels

Bad Karma? Prisons, Sanitariums & Concentration Camps Turned Into Luxury Hotels

Gone are the dark days of detaining criminals, prisoners and mental patients where rock hard bunk beds and stale sandwiches were the norm. Now you're pampered with luxurious accommodations and decadent dishes where proprietors are still looking for ways to keep guests from escaping!

Top 5 Trending Villa Vacation Destinations

Top 5 Trending Villa Vacation Destinations

Full-service premier luxury villa provider, Villas of Distinction releases insight into what destinations are trending for villa vacations in 2016.

What's In and What's Out? Top 10 Travel Trends for 2016

What's In and What's Out? Top 10 Travel Trends for 2016

2015 was a good one for travel - hotel occupancy rates hit an all-time high, travel companies worldwide went above and beyond to meet travelers' demands for wellness and technological advancements, and hotels' commitment to sustainability continued to pick up steam, but NYC-based Hawkins International PR predicts that 2016 will be an even better year for travel.

ARIA Resort & Casino Redefines Guest Experience with Unprecedented In-Room Technology

ARIA Resort & Casino Redefines Guest Experience with Unprecedented In-Room Technology

Reimagining the guest experience with modern-day convenience, ARIA Resort & Casino has collaborated with Crave Interactive, a cutting-edge guest service software company, to create the largest-ever installation of the provider's in-room hotel tablets.

5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

5 Healthy Travel Trends for the New Year

The New Year is a time when people announce resolutions and work to create new habits. However, out of the 45 percent of the population that is estimated to make them, only around 8 percent actually achieve them.

Rosewood Luang Prabang to Open in Laos in 2017

Rosewood Luang Prabang to Open in Laos in 2017

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Waterfall Management Sole Co., Ltd. to manage Rosewood Luang Prabang in Laos, scheduled to open 2017 as a luxury escape that will epitomize the collection's A Sense of Place® philosophy.

Ritz-Carlton Announces Two Sanctuaries of Luxury in Asia

Ritz-Carlton Announces Two Sanctuaries of Luxury in Asia

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. and YTL Hotels have signed an agreement for the development of two new hotels in Asia Pacific, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui on the naturally beautiful island resort of Thailand and a Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Niseko Village set at the base of Mount Niseko-Annupuri, the Japanese ski haven.

Travel Trends: American Visitors to Portugal Jump by 15.2% in First 9 Months of 2015

Travel Trends: American Visitors to Portugal Jump by 15.2% in First 9 Months of 2015

New numbers on American visits to Portugal for the first nine months of 2015 show a 16% increase in overnight stays by American hotel guests over the same period in 2014. And the number of overall guests is up 15.2%. This comes on top of a double-digit increase over the past five years.

Peninsula Hotels Appoints First Female GM of a Tokyo Luxury Hotel

Peninsula Hotels Appoints First Female GM of a Tokyo Luxury Hotel

The Peninsula Hotels announced the appointment of Sonja Vodusek as General Manager of The Peninsula Tokyo, effective December 15, 2015. Opened in September 2007, the award-winning Peninsula hotel has established itself as Tokyo's premier address.

New York City Boasts 7 Most Expensive City Hotels in US

New York City Boasts 7 Most Expensive City Hotels in US

The seven priciest city hotels in the United States are all located in Manhattan, according to a recent survey. Of them, The Ritz Carlton and the Mandarin Oriental (pictured) lead the rankings.