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Resort Marinas: Design for unique experiences

By - | November 12, 2015

An upcoming trend in resort marina design is the focusing on enhancing authentic guest experiences. While this design objective is established in luxury hotel architecture, it had not been formally applied to marinas. This is not surprising since some luxury marina owners only realized that they were in the hospitality business within the last decade,…

Beauty, Space, and Emotion: The Art of Modern Luxury Hotel Design

By - | November 12, 2015

DADA – D’Amico Design Associates, an award-winning Miami interior design firm, specializes in luxury destination resorts throughout South Florida and the Caribbean.  Teri D’Amico, principal, launched her full service firm in 1997, and from the get-go established flawless modus operandi. In essence, the design team’s philosophy incorporates a relationship with architect, landscape architect, contractor, client and…

Gourmet Italy – a new breed of gastronomy

By - | November 12, 2015

By Sharon Kilby Experience Classic and Contemporary Cooking at some of Italy’s leading luxury hotels. Italy is without a doubt one of the top destinations for travellers who are looking for an epicurean adventure and the choice of luxury hotels offering gourmet experiences is steadily on the rise. Originally, culinary tours in Italy were simple…

SPOTLIGHT ON Paul Joachim, celebrity chocolate artist

By - | November 12, 2015

By Annette Mendoza On Monday September, 28th, in the middle of the Orange County Convention Center, something very special happened. Amid the networking, the lines from booth to booth and sounds of music and laughter filling the Exhibit Hall stood one artist intently practicing his art, and crafting a masterpiece. Paul Joachim, known as the…

SPOTLIGHT ON SHANE GREEN, Founder & President SGEi and Travel Channel Host

By - | November 12, 2015

Shane Green has a dynamic personality and thinks of himself as a culture-hacker, inspiring people to make the changes that will reinvent a company’s culture and have a direct impact on customer service. He was recently master of ceremonies at the International Luxury Hotel Association’s Conference in Orlando and also moderated two panels, where he…

SPOTLIGHT ON Scott Ingwers, Regional Vice President, Trump Hotel Collection

By - | November 12, 2015

Trump International Hotel Waikiki Beach Walk in Honolulu, Hawaii recently won two awards at the 2015 North American Guest Experience Awards, for Best Rooms/Housekeeping and Best Service. The International Luxury Hotel Association and TrustYou, an authority in online reputation management and inventor of the Meta-ReviewTM partnered to create these awards based on the feedback of…

Alan Leibman, CEO, Kerzner International, who operate One & Only Resorts as well as Atlantis

By - | November 12, 2015

By Jim Byers What is it that makes One and Only a special collection? The ultra-luxury end of the market is our DNA. I think what makes it very unique is we’re able to be very bespoke, because we’re not trying to do 50 or 100 hotels. We’ve always said the right size is probably…

Air Aroma at International Luxury Hotel Association, Orlando, Florida

By Luxury Hoteliers | October 24, 2015

By: Carly Fowler Air Aroma has been exclusively selected as the official scent partner for the International Luxury Hotel Association. ILHA is a non-profit professional association that fosters development of luxury hospitality worldwide. Its vision is to be the preeminent association promoting, advancing, and ultimately unifying the luxury hotel industry by means of research and insight.…

By Luxury Hoteliers | October 23, 2015


Wearable Technology: The Next Frontier for Hotels

By - | October 22, 2015

Finding new ways to stand out in a competitive marketplace is difficult. Many hotels have differentiated themselves by offering tech-related amenities to guests. With the advent of the Apple Watch, Microsoft’s Hololens, and other gadgets worn on the body, hotels should consider that wearables might be the next wave of must-have technology products that will…

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