Posts Tagged ‘hotelier’

SPOTLIGHT ON David Goldstone, President for the Americas, DigiValet

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…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Roland Herlory, Chief Executive Officer Vilebrequin

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…

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The Hotel Pre-Opening in a Remote Location

By Vaibhav Garg Peace and silence come with a price tag. Travelers choose to come to remote resorts paying high prices for the peace, harmony, and tranquility they get after a busy city life. Having said this, the making of a resort in a remote location is a challenge and even more so in running…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Peter Lösch, Director of Luxury Division, Maistra

Maistra Hotels were the ILHA’s official partner for the European Luxury Hospitality Summit, held at the Lone Hotel in Rovinj, Croatia, and Peter joined a very dynamic panel discussion on Developing a Sense of Place, which explored how hotels can inspire their guests to connect with their destination using design, amenities, services and more. Here,…

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Luxury Surfaces Can Make for a Slippery Business

By: David B. Willis, Member Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC – Boston Most of us have experienced that “wow” factor when we enter a luxury hotel or resort lobby and see what seems likes miles of marble, tile or granite surfaces. Organic-looking, gorgeous and durable, stone surfaces are de rigueur for most any luxury…

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Live the Legend: Myths, Lore, & More for Travelers to Explore Globally

By: Rachel Peace Across cultures and centuries, certain stories arise with distinct similarities, from mutually familiar plots to distinctly heroic or tragic characters. This story book explores well-known adventure stories and legends, and presents parallels in surprising destinations. Best of all, travelers can experience these in the present day, and find luxury accommodations conveniently located to the attractions. Loch Ness…

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Ritz, from the Era of Innovation to a Return to Classicism

By Laurent Delporte Closed to the public in 2012 and following nearly 4 years of renovation estimated at 400 million euros, the Ritz has once again opened its doors to guests, though at what is proving to be a difficult moment for Parisian hotels. The government-sanctioned state of emergency in Paris, along with security messages…

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5 Steps To Correctly Interview A Chef

By: Barak Hirschowitz For more than 12 years I have had the pleasure of recruiting chefs for top kitchens across the globe.  Sourcing kitchen talent for the world’s best hospitality hotels, restaurants and cruise lines keeps me close to the kitchen trade, where I started my hospitality career in the early 90’s.   By now I…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Eva LaRue, well-known actress and luxury travel expert

By Sharon Hirschowitz Eva LaRue is best known for her roles as Dr. Maria Santon on All My Children and Det. Natalia Boa Vista on CSI: Miami. A passionate luxury travel enthusiast, Eva shares her adventures on her luxury travel blog and tweets regularly from exciting destinations. She is Dot Luxury’s Luxury Travel Ambassador and…

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SPOTLIGHT ON Vlatka Barcan, Director of Revenue, ONE UN NY

By: Sharon Hirschowitz Ms. Barcan talks about which revenue strategies are working in the current market and the importance of ensuring your brand is visible across all influencers. Loyalty is still a key factor in attracting return business while negative reviews can have a huge impact on travel decisions. Lastly, she predicts 2017 will be…

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