WHY VISCERAL LANGUAGE IS THE NEXT BRAND-BUILDING TERRITORY

17
Oct
2017
WHY VISCERAL LANGUAGE IS THE NEXT BRAND-BUILDING TERRITORY

Symbolic, visceral and more closely linked to memory than any other sense, smell is a powerful brand language that convincingly conveys identity and differentiation; so why are many brands yet to crack the code of olfactive branding?

29
Sep
2017
CARLOS JOÃO PARREIRA ON SWITCHING OFF AND GETTING HANDS-ON

Slow-making, wabi sabi and hygge are giving rise to simple pleasures focused on connecting with the world and people around you. Ana Anjelic talks to Lusitano1143 founder, Carlos João Parreira, about craftsmanship, curation, authenticity in product design and customer communication, and global creativity.

08
Aug
2017
REBEL CONCEPTS: GETTING WASTED NEVER FELT SO GOOD

A new vanguard of chefs are upcycling waste into wonder. Blue Hill head chef and wastED co-founder Dan Barber on why mindful dining will disrupt the future of travel.

04
Aug
2017
REBEL CONCEPTS: INVESTING IN THE INTANGIBLE

SAIRA Hospitality’s founder, Harsha Chanrai, explains why pop-up hospitality schools will disrupt the future of travel.

02
Aug
2017
REBEL CONCEPTS: COOL IS DEAD, LONG LIVE COOL

Kurt Bredenbeck, Chairman of Wood Green’s community-minded hotel Green Rooms, explains why social enterprise will disrupt the future of travel.

25
Jun
2017
WELCOME TO THE INDEPENDENTLY MINDED MOVEMENT

Small Luxury Hotels of the World’s diverse range of hotels are united by their independently minded attitude. Jacob Howie explains the secret ingredients that go into curating this international movement.

02
Mar
2017
BEHIND THE CURTAIN WITH MICHAEL ACHENBAUM

We talk neighbourhood levelling-up and the (re)definition of creativity with Michael Achenbaum, the man behind Shoreditch’s forthcoming The Curtain.

22
Dec
2016
THE STORY OF TELLER, JOURNAL HOTELS’ PEOPLE-CENTRIC NEW BLOG

We find out how Journal Hotels are using their people-driven blog, TELLER, to build a community for their burgeoning hotel brand.

29
Nov
2016
A HOTEL MADE JUST FOR YOU? BEHIND THE BUZZWORDS WITH MADE HOTELS’ SAM GELIN

MADE Hotels is set to launch in NYC’s NoMad neighbourhood in February 2017. We talk to CEO Sam Gelin about community, customisation and creativity.

Urban Cowboy B&B
28
Jul
2016
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: LYON PORTER OF URBAN COWBOY B&B

Professional hockey player turned real estate broker Lyon Porter tells us how he unleashed his inner cowboy and let the good times roll at Urban Cowboy B&B.

16
Jun
2016
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: MATTHEW GRZYWINSKI OF GRZYWINSKI+PONS

An ode to uncluttered urbanity with one half of design agency Grzywinski+Pons.

10
Jun
2016
CHIP CONLEY, AKA THE BLACK SHEEP

Airbnb and Joie de Vivre’s Chip Conley on bridging the gap between hotels and shared economy travel

09
Jun
2016
INÉS MIRÓ-SANS, AKA THE UNCOOL GIRL

Inés Miró-Sans from Casa Bonay in Barcelona on redefining the concept of a luxury travel brand as an organic, crowd-sourced movement

08
Jun
2016
EZRA CALLAHAN, AKA THE SOCIAL NETWORKER

Ezra Callahan from ARRIVE Hotels on translating his past experience of building digital social networks into creating physical, socially engaging spaces.

07
Jun
2016
ZITA COBB, AKA THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER

Zita Cobb of Fogo Island Inn on pioneering socially responsible luxury with a contemporary edge.

06
Jun
2016
DAVID BOWD, AKA THE HOST

Salt Hotels’ David Bowd on reinventing the B&B and making service cool again

O Apartamento, Lisbon
20
Apr
2016
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: ARMANDO RIBEIRO, O APARTAMENTO

O Apartamento might not be a hostel, or a hotel, or an Airbnb, but Armando Ribeiro is getting the hard part right. Very right.

14
Apr
2016
BUYER POWER: TRAVEL 54

Want to know what makes someone part of the LE collective? Lucas Lanosa, Managing Director of Travel 54, definitely has what it takes.

24
Feb
2016
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: LOH LIK PENG, UNLISTED COLLECTION

We discover a quiet revolutionary in the mind behind Unlisted Collection, Loh Lik Peng.

21
Jan
2016
LEADERSHIP LAB 2015: PLUGGED IN VS LOGGED OUT

The 2015 Leadership Lab’s Josh Katz (Proper Hotels) and David Bowd (Salt Hotels) talk about the true meaning of connectivity for today’s traveller.

14
Jan
2016
LEADERSHIP LAB 2015: ALGORITHMS VS ROMANCE

The 2015 Leadership Lab’s Tina Edmundson and Jonas Rask Eilersen on how personalisation can be applied through either technology or human interaction.

07
Jan
2016
LEADERSHIP LAB 2015: DESIGNING THE EVOLUTION OF TRAVEL

The 2015 Leadership Lab’s Adam Ferrier explores whether brands should be their own culture or reflect wider cultural trends.

28
Oct
2015
BUYER POWER: BCBG MAX AZARIA GROUP

We find out what LE Miami 2016 buyer Eudice Paras, from BCBG Max Azaria Group in LA, will be on the hunt for at this year’s event…

22
Oct
2015
ONE REBEL’S CAUSE: JOSH WYATT, GENERATOR HOSTELS

Generator are at the forefront of blurring the lines between hostel and hotel. Josh Wyatt is the rebel with a cause.

14
Oct
2015
BUYER POWER: CHARLOTTE TRAVEL

Find out what makes Charlotte Harris from Charlotte Travel tick when it comes to travel – plus what she’s looking to discover at LE Miami this year.

12
Jun
2015
LIVE FROM THE PINK CARPET: THE REBELS

Josh Wagner chats to members of the collective including Jacqueline Gifford, Senior Editor, Travel&Beauty at Travel+Leisure, about the shortlist for this year’s awards, THE REBELS 2015.

10
Jun
2015
liveLE: CAUSE AN EVOLUTION

NY Post’s David Kaufman talks designing the evolution of travel after LE’s exclusive Leadership Lab with Adam Ferrier, Josh Katz and Anthony Ingham.

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09
Jun
2015
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2015 – BLURRED LINES

Niki Leondakis & Michael Levie reviewed how the latest travel trends are impacting luxury consumers’ expectations.

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09
Jun
2015
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2015 – LIFE ON THE EDGE

Claus Sendlinger and Avi Brosh discuss what the independents of tomorrow need to do to be seen as authentic, unique, and edgy.

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09
Jun
2015
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2015 – EXPRESS YOURSELF

Kevin O’Shea and Mari Balestrazzi came together to discuss what design attracts the contemporary creative traveller.