Luxury Travel Trends

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Launches 100% Green Dinners

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris Launches 100% Green Dinners

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris launches a first in the world of Parisian palace hotels by hosting a series of “100% Green Dinners”.

VIDEO: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner's Near Vertical Takeoff!

VIDEO: Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner's Near Vertical Takeoff!

Watch as Boeing's expert crew rehearses the flying display that will be performed at the 2015 Paris Air Show. Get a preview before the show!

Trends in Luxury Hospitality According to Architect Jean-Michel Gathy

Trends in Luxury Hospitality According to Architect Jean-Michel Gathy

Principal Designer at Denniston Architects - Jean-Michel Gathy has specialized in luxury hospitality design for over 30 years. Gathy is the creative genius behind some of the most renowned and iconic hotels in the world.

Japan's Luxury Ryokan Boom

Japan's Luxury Ryokan Boom

Ryokans offer an extraordinary window into Japanese culture, but the best of these traditional guest houses are located in rural areas and may lack English-speaking staff.

World's 10 Most Expensive Luxury Hotels

World's 10 Most Expensive Luxury Hotels

Amangiri (pictured) tops the list of the World's Most Expensive Luxury Hotels. An average overnight stay in this remote resort in Canyon Point, Utah will cost guests $1889 for the least expensive double room this summer.

JW Marriott Opens 11th Hotel in China

JW Marriott Opens 11th Hotel in China

JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its luxury portfolio in China with today's opening of the 228-room JW Marriott Hotel Zhejiang Anji.

Curio – A Collection by Hilton Announces Bold New Website

Curio – A Collection by Hilton Announces Bold New Website

Hilton Worldwide's growing global brand, Curio - A Collection by Hilton, has unveiled a bold new website design along with a vibrant new print and online marketing campaign designed to capture the individuality and authenticity of each hotel in the Curio collection.

Starwood Hotels Introduces Tribute Portfolio

Starwood Hotels Introduces Tribute Portfolio

Starwood Hotels & Resorts today introduced Tribute Portfolio™, the company's 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels.

Mandarin Oriental Launches New Social Platform

Mandarin Oriental Launches New Social Platform

Mandarin Oriental announces the launch of Fans of MO, a new social platform where guests can share personal photos and notes about their favorite experiences at Mandarin Oriental hotels around the world.

Travel & Tourism in 2015 will grow faster than the Global Economy

Travel & Tourism in 2015 will grow faster than the Global Economy

Travel & Tourism will demonstrate its enduring ability to create jobs and prosperity for the global economy in 2015 with the sector forecast to grow by 3.7%, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Flytographer Taking Vacation Photos to the Next Level

Flytographer Taking Vacation Photos to the Next Level

Inspired by the belief that memories are the best travel souvenir, Flytographer is a Canadian-based startup that connects travelers with a network of over 230 local photographers in 130 destinations around the world to coordinate candid photo shoots that capture the wonder of exploring a new place.

Raffles Jakarta Opens in the Heart of the City's Golden Triangle

Raffles Jakarta Opens in the Heart of the City's Golden Triangle

Opening on Monday March 16, 2015, Raffles Jakarta will stand as a beacon above the thriving commercial hub of Kuningan.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces the Luxury Collection Brand to Key West

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Introduces the Luxury Collection Brand to Key West

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the debut of Sunset Key Cottages as a Luxury Collection resort on an island off the coast of Florida's cool and eclectic Key West.

Over 1.1 Billion Tourists Traveled Abroad in 2014

Over 1.1 Billion Tourists Traveled Abroad in 2014

International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Inside the Most Luxurious Ship Ever: Regent Seven Seas Explorer

Inside the Most Luxurious Ship Ever: Regent Seven Seas Explorer

The crisp pop of a cork being freed from a Krug Grande Cuvée magnum initiated a laser, which cut the ceremonial first piece of steel for the new ship, the Seven Seas Explorer.