Long-time publishing executive cuts to the chase about how a new fee for travel agents may devalue the "A-list" for consumers.
The newest entry into the luxury cruise market rolled out its travel agent policies, including commission structures, and some more details of its ships this week.
From new builds and renovations in established regions, to expansions into new markets, the hotel conglomerate gets even stronger as a dominant player in luxury.
KHOS will be the company’s fourth brand, including New World, Pentahotels and its namesake.
TMR Outlook on Luxury survey reveals sales statistics and strategies for travel agents to keep upscale clientele satisfied.
For those in the travel industry, it is no secret that Trip Advisor removes at least some of the 535 million reviews that “provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay.”
Last month, Rodriguez left Crystal after a fast-paced tenure that saw the luxury cruise line expand from two large ocean ships to river and yacht cruises.
A new magazine and website targeting family travelers, aptly named Family Traveller, is coming to the U.S. and Canada after four years of success in the U.K.
The trade show, which brings together travel agents from the U.S., Canada and Mexico and luxury suppliers for pre-arranged meetings, will continue to be held at the Mayakoba resort in Riviera Maya in September.
Park Hyatt is coming to Mexico with two properties. It will be the eighth of Hyatt’s 13 brands to be present in the country with properties in Los Cabos and Mexico City. The announcement was made during ILTM Americas being held at Mayakoba in Riviera Maya.
Currently, Park Hyatt operates 40 hotels worldwide and is the company’s top luxury offering, the idea of owner Jay Pritzker who wanted to create a boutique hotel experience similar to what he found in Europe. The first Park Hyatt dates to 1980 in Chicago.
Los Cabos is set to open in 2020 and will feature two miles of beach within the Cabo del Sol golf community. It will feature 162 rooms and 28 residence and is part of a massive influx of luxury flags to the Pacific destination. Montage, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, St. Regis and Four Seasons all have projects due to open there.
The second Park Hyatt will open in Mexico City in early 2021, connected to the Hyatt Regency in the Polanco area with 155 rooms and 23 residences. Hyatt currently has 16 properties in Mexico.
Separately, the long-awaited Park Hyatt in St. Kitts will open Nov. 1, the brand’s first hotel in the Caribbean. Across its brands, Hyatt has 731 properties with 300 more in the pipeline.