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Small Luxury Hotels of the World TRAVEL TRENDS 2018

By - | February 15, 2018

Together with global analysts at TrendWatching, SLH have identified five consumer trends in travel and experience in 2018, from the demand for personalized leisure to inspiring inner discovery. Hands-on Luxe Luxury travelers will be able to design their own experience, adding a new dimension to their Instagram moments, choosing the fragrance of their room at…

SPOTLIGHT ON Robert Cima, Regional Vice President and General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, California

By - | February 5, 2018

Luxury hotels are expanding their Wellness Services in response to an ever-increasing demand from guests to continue their healthy lifestyle while travelling. You have taken this a step further by partnering with the California Health & Longevity Institute. Can you tell us about the medical program and how it can help guests attain personal goals?…

The evolution of the morning meal

By - | January 16, 2018

Once a domain of tradition, breakfast has undergone and transformation with a few pioneers taking the morning meal to the next level. Leading the charge is Arnaud Donckele (France’s youngest three Michelin-starred Chef) at La Vague d’Or at Résidence de la Pinede Hotel) who has created a perfectly balanced menu in partnership with dietitian Virginie Rodriguez.…

How Does New Technology and Big Data Influence Day-To-Day Revenue Management?

By Iris Estrada | January 11, 2018

By Vlatka Barcan CEO & Founder – Fifth Revenue The hotel industry has exploded with new tools and technologies. Revenue Managers have access to more data resources than ever. It is up to your core management and revenue team to familiarize themselves with what is out there and decide what technologies and tools suite your…

SPOTLIGHT ON David Goldstone, President for the Americas, DigiValet

By - | December 29, 2017

DigiValet has come to be known for its continual innovation – what have been some recent innovations that are exciting the industry? Firstly, I would like to emphasize that DigiValet was the first company in the world to bring an iPad based guest room solution to market. As a matter of fact, we did this…

SPOTLIGHT ON Ellis O’Connor, Co-President and Asset Manager, MSD Hospitality

By - | December 23, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz As Co-Founder and Co-President of MSD Hospitality, Ellis O’Connor has an impressive portfolio of properties under his leadership, including the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai and the Hualalai Resort, both on the Big Island of Hawaii, and the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows in Santa Monica California. Consulting projects he would also cover…

SPOTLIGHT ON Jonathan Pogash, President & Owner, The Cocktail Guru

By - | December 17, 2017

Educator and consultant for bars, restaurants, and well-known beverage brands, and voted “Best Craft Cocktails of New England” by Yankee Magazine, Jonathan Pogash tells us how hotels are getting it right, where he can work with them on improving their bar program and highlights trends for 2018. How has the luxury beverage experience changed in…

SPOTLIGHT ON NADINE SYKORA, Travel Influencer – Top Travel Vlogger

By - | December 17, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz Nadine Sykora has some impressive statistics behind her. She is the top travel influencer and travel videographer on Youtube having made over 800 videos gaining 40 million+ views. Here, she talks about identifying the right travel blogger for your property and how to build a successful partnership where both of you benefit.…

SPOTLIGHT ON Roland Herlory, Chief Executive Officer Vilebrequin

By - | December 12, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz The story behind the French luxury swimwear brand, Vilebrequin, is dreamy, spirited and inspirational. Their dedication to true style, quality, and an endless summer comes across in their vibrant prints and interesting collaborations. In this interview, Roland Herlory dips into their story, successful partnerships, and the way forward. I believe that Vilebrequin…

SPOTLIGHT ON Christian Glauser Benz, Vice President, Development & Acquisitions, Dream Hotel Group

By - | November 29, 2017

By Sharon Hirschowitz Christian Glauser Benz heads up the expansion of Dream Hotels across all regions with a focus on the South-East US, Latin America, and the Caribbean. The brand is pushing the boundaries of guest experience, incorporating so many of the much talked about hotel trends and focusing on the guest, their journey, and…

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