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Luxury Hoteliers Magazine

Singita and the Grumeti Fund’s 2nd Annual Women’s Run Across the Serengeti

Empowering Girls and Women in Tanzania   Singita and the Grumeti Fund will be hosting their all-women run 25-30 October 2019 as part of Singita’s signature collection of conservation safaris called “Safaris With A Purpose.” It is held in partnership with the Grumeti Fund to support the empowerment of girls and women in rural Tanzania…

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Spas Across Asia Source Local Ingredients for New Treatments

Any property worth its locally-sourced bath salt will know that many guests crave a sense of place when they are traveling. It’s a maxim that can be applied to various elements ranging from architecture to F&B offerings. Another area that many hotels are striving to keep hyper-local is their spas. And this applies to ingredients…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Alex S. Furrer, General Manager, The Setai, Miami Beach

By Sharon Hirschowitz Alex has spent the last seven years at The Setai, Miami Beach, leading the Quality and Training program that earned them the 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award. Guest Satisfaction, loyalty and developing new business with high profile partnerships like Art Basel Miami Beach are key components to his successful leadership of…

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The Challenges and Opportunities Developing Luxury Residences for Independent Hotels

By Sebastian Moritz   This article focuses on some of the challenges and opportunities independent hoteliers face when contemplating the addition of residences to their current business structure. As major brands are already heavily investing in the residential market – backed by well-known brand promises as well as global support structures – listed below are…

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Millennials Seek Authentic and Shareable Luxury Travel Experiences

By Kacey Bradley Millennials killed the napkin industry. Millennials killed the diamond industry. We’ve heard things like this again and again. While traditional travel agencies may see declines of young people stepping through the door, research has found people aged 18 to 34 spend more money on travel than any other age group. For them,…

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Highlights from HITEC: The World’s Largest Hospitality Tech Show

By Patricia Walton The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference (HITEC) is a four-day event, complete with expert speakers and an unrivaled list of exhibitors. Hosted by the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), the event this year was outstanding as always – drawing over 6,000 attendees, nearly 400 exhibiting companies, and over 850 booths…

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CRUISE INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES – LAND AND SEA

By: Robert Kritzman Introduction (Anchors Aweigh) The cruise industry, with new ships and new product niches, has been the fastest growing segment of the leisure travel market over the last ten years. Based on the number of ships under construction and new entrants into the market, this trend will continue for the next several years.…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Jaclyn Riley, Hospitality Brand Marketing & Communications Consultant

We caught up with our INSPIRE ‘19 emcee Jaclyn Riley, a hospitality brand marketing and communications consultant who launched Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants internationally after overseeing all communications for the hotels and resorts in the Eastern U.S. and the Caribbean. You launched Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants internationally following its acquisition by IHG. What perspective would…

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