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LVMH eyes luxury hotels presence with Belmond acquisition

French luxury goods company LVMH – which owns iconic brands including Moët & Chandon and Louis Vuitton – is acquiring Belmond in a multi-billion-dollar...

Raising Langkawi’s profile

When it comes to luxury offerings, Langkawi checks many boxes. Yet the number of high-yield visitors is not at the level it can be, according to the Langkawi Development Authority, which is pulling out all the stops to change this

Japanese consortium launches B2B portal for luxury travel buyers

Bear Luxe Japan (BLJ), a network of international luxury travel designers and suppliers operating in Japan, has launched a digital portal to offer international...

Cuba, Rwanda make their move on APAC travel market

Asia-Pacific's luxury travel markets are attracting new suppliers from non-traditional destinations, hoping to bank in on the recent interest they're seeing in their countries. For the first...

Luxury travel sector rebounds in post-quake Hokkaido

Hokkaido was struck by two earthquakes in recent months, but tourism business has been quick to rebound particularly in the high-end sector, according to...

Space the next frontier for ultra-luxury travel

Imagine travelling from New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes or from Hong Kong to Singapore in 22 minutes. This may be possible within...

The lure of simplicity

Bells and whistles may define a new crop of resorts, but some hoteliers contend that barefoot luxury remains the Maldives’ strongest suit

New CEO heads up Scott Dunn

Luxury tour operator Scott Dunn has named COO Sonia Davies as global CEO, an appointment that will take place with immediate effect. Former CEO Simon...

Virtuoso Travel Week heads to China next year for Asia debut

As more Chinese travel agencies join its network, Virtuoso will next year debut the Virtuoso Travel Week On Tour Asia in China, where the...

Virtuoso CEO: What makes travel agents priceless?

Virtuoso, a global network of travel designers, has existed for more than 30 years – way before the Internet forced travel agents to stop acting as order takers and start being real advisors. Founder Matthew Upchurch never stops exhorting that message to agents. The CEO of Virtuoso talks about how to get more Asian travel experts into its fold.

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