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Kempinski Hotels Joins ASTA

The luxury hotel brand looks to fortify its relationship with travel advisors even more by joining ASTA.

Premium Versus Ultra-Luxury Cruise: Breaking Down the Difference
Premium Versus Ultra-Luxury Cruise: Breaking Down the Difference

The definition of all-inclusive takes on new meaning when it comes to ultra-luxury cruise ships. Here are insights from agents who sell them as to how and why they stand out.

The Dominick Hotel Rebrands
The Dominick Hotel Rebrands

Soaring 46 stories above its lower west side neighbors, the former Trump Soho is reestablishing itself for tourists looking for luxury, but with a neighborly appeal.

Seabourn Cruise Line Announces Plans to Add Two New Expedition Ships
Seabourn Cruise Line Announces Plans to Add Two New Expedition Ships

Seabourn president Richard Meadows called the announcement “a groundbreaking moment for Seabourn and for luxury travelers.”

Is Belize the Caribbean’s Next Luxury Getaway Destination?
Is Belize the Caribbean’s Next Luxury Getaway Destination?

Places like this are rare, where you can create an entire destination unto itself on a private island, much less one that’s proximate to the U.S. — and with good infrastructure.

Five Offline Places to Find Luxury Travelers
Five Offline Places to Find Luxury Travelers

While there will always be a need for visual marketing online, the tried-and-true offline practices still deliver returns for those agents specializing in the luxury market.

Selling to the Affluent and Determining Where Their Value Lies
Selling to the Affluent and Determining Where Their Value Lies

At The Affluent Traveler Collection Symposium, industry veteran Larry Pimentel shared insights and tips on selling luxury travel, including the importance of defining exactly what luxury travel is in today's market.

MSC Cruises Addresses Growing Pains
MSC Cruises Addresses Growing Pains

‘We will succeed in North America,’ the company vows, hiring a new SVP for the trade as it quadruples its ships homeported on U.S. soil.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Acquires Major Stake in Silversea
Royal Caribbean Cruises Acquires Major Stake in Silversea

With the deal, Silversea joins Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises, and more under the Royal Caribbean Cruises umbrella.

Headquarter Happenings: The Affluent Traveler Collection 'Accelerates' Its Agents Through New Training, Partnerships and Technology
Headquarter Happenings: The Affluent Traveler Collection 'Accelerates' Its Agents Through New Training, Partnerships and Technology

Luxury marketing organization ramps up its resources to help member agents meet the needs and desires of today’s affluent clientele.