Articles Tagged ‘travel and hospitality’


Brands begin to register .luxury domain names

April 16, 2014

The generic top-level domain name .luxury is now available for sale to the general public, giving brands the opportunity to further define their status online.

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Indagare enhances one-off travel via curated editorial content

April 16, 2014

High-end travel agency Indagare is unveiling a new Web site, now in its beta soft launch, to better serve its members looking to plan, customize and book trips to worldwide destinations.

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Four Seasons Maui takes to the waves, courts this winter

April 14, 2014

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, HI, is renovating its fall and winter attractions with new programs and camps to appeal to the athletically-inclined.

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Net-A-Porter links with boutique hotel for personal shopping service

April 11, 2014

Online retailer Net-A-Porter has partnered with new midtown Manhattan boutique hotel WestHouse to provide guests with bespoke shopping services.

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Ritz-Carlton adopts Tumblr to tell Reserve tales

April 11, 2014

The Ritz-Carlton is providing guests with a deeper meditation on its Reserve properties with a dedicated Tumblr that revolves around long-form storytelling.

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Luxury hotels, China, luxury automakers and ecommerce – News briefs

April 11, 2014

Today in luxury marketing – Upgrades for historic luxury hotels; Chinese exports, imports drop; Chinese demand drives German luxury car sales to new highs; Should luxury brands kick themselves for shunning ecommerce?

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Waldorf guests benefit from Hilton Worldwide TV revamp

April 10, 2014

Hilton Worldwide is updating its television service across the United States with a broader deal with DirectTV that greatly enhances content options.

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Starwood pushes for final shark fin ban in response to population crisis

April 9, 2014

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide is banning shark fins at all affiliate properties to join the cadre of establishments taking a stand against the depletion of marine life.

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Addressing target consumers’ sensibilities key to branded storytelling

April 9, 2014

NAPLES, FL – Storytelling helps to sell goods, but brands must learn the story of the collective “me,” according to a panel discussion at the Luxury Summit 2014.

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Marriott International uses global blending to enrich guest experience

April 8, 2014

NAPLES, FL – The president/CEO of Marriott International at the Luxury Summit 2014 said yesterday that international hotels must have a sense of place to appeal to the sensibilities of the modern traveler.

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