Leading hospitality authority Jenni Haines has announced the formation of a new company offering multi-faceted services in the luxury customer service and hospitality niche. J Haines Luxury, helmed by Haines, will offer a range of services designed to help companies and audiences enhance their guest experience, and also to help luxury travellers with the most discriminating tastes find the best vacation home experiences on the market today.
The widely anticipated Formula E Championship will arrive to Punta del Este for the first time on December 13, 2014. The new electric race series will see its drivers battle out the third round in South America’s ultimate summer destination.
The concept of thought leadership centres around leading a conversation and encouraging others to think differently, consider trends and form alternative points of view. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has introduced a series on LinkedIn to lead the conversation about the luxury sector.
As a gaggle of glitzy Maldives newcomers clamour for attention, vying to outdo each other for ostentation and outrageous pricing, one company is setting itself apart with a refreshingly different approach – creating an outstanding, authentic Maldives experience that gives guests more of what they want, rather than simply milking as much money as possible from them.
The Ritz-Carlton flag has officially been raised today in Tenerife, Spain, marking the re-naming of one of the island’s unforgettable luxury resorts. Abama Golf & Spa Resort has been managed by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company since 2007 and has been officially re-named The Ritz-Carlton, Abama.
From life enriching experiences to behind the scenes access that money alone can’t buy, the nature of luxury travel is changing as conspicuous consumption gives way to more discreet travel. The Exclusive Travel Group, architects of refined experiential travel to Australasia, identifies the top trends that are changing the way the jet set travel.
ILTM Asia – the largest and most exclusive gathering of luxury travel professionals in Asia – opening today in Shanghai, will reveal a new report identifying a unique insight into luxury travel trends on Asian social media, including key differences by country and demographic.
Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a leading tourism destination in Morocco, was one of the major participants at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM). The participation at ATM focused on promoting dedicated packages for Gulf tourists with a focus on luxury, according to Stephan Killinger, President of the resort.
India’s leading luxury hotel group, ITC Hotels have announced that they’re set to launch six new hotels by 2018, including two resorts and its first property outside of India, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Nakul Anand, executive director, ITC Hotels, outlined the ambitious growth plans for the group, which will see their portfolio grow from ten to 16 properties within the next four years, equating to approximately 5,000 rooms.
One&Only Hayman Island, Australia’s iconic private island resort in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, will begin welcoming guests on July 1st 2014 and will redefine luxury for the Australian market. The resort has been reimagined, introducing new accommodation, redesigned spaces and the unrivalled One&Only experience.