Just like LE’s guest list is our edit of industry rebels, THE SHIFT is our edit of the most rebellious, inspiring and cutting-edge happenings in contemporary travel.

This is where you’ll find the most exciting new openings from around the globe; meet the rebels imagining the future of travel; and track the trends and innovations taking travel artistry to the next level.

13
Jun
2013
THE SHOW 2013

A quick look around the show floor at LE Miami 2013.

28
May
2013
THE INSIDE TRACK: W SOUTH BEACH

The next of our hotel partners to step into the spotlight is W South Beach, represented by W Worldwide’s Director of Retail and Luxury Sales, Sarah Bisa.

SETH GODIN
23
May
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – SETH GODIN

Marketing mastermind Seth Godin’s ideas about the post-industrial revolution, new media and change are expressed in the world’s most popular marketing blog and 14 bestselling books, the most recent of which, The Icarus Deception, broke Kickstarter records for the speed at which it reached its target.

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21
May
2013
THE COLLISION: LOS ANGELES

The last stop on LE Miami’s 2014 launch road trip took us to Los Angeles for an LA / MUSIC collision. Singer-songwriter Daena Jay performed for our collective in the new Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles, demonstrating how music and travel are intersecting for the new generation of creative class travellers.

21
May
2013
THE INSIDE TRACK: SLS HOTEL SOUTH BEACH

Next to the party is SLS Hotel South Beach’s General Manager, Thomas Meding, talking to LE Miami about the hotel’s captivating combination of Latin, Asian, contemporary and Art Deco influences in Philippe Starck’s surrealist design.

14
May
2013
THE INSIDE TRACK: SOHO BEACH HOUSE

Next in the driving seat for our Inside Track series of video interviews is Michael Ryan, General Manager of Soho Beach House.

09
May
2013
THE INSIDE TRACK: THE JAMES ROYAL PALM

In the countdown to LE Miami 2013 our hotel partners share their insider views of the high-end contemporary travel evolution, kicking things off is The James Royal Palm, represented by General Manager Patrick Hatton.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – JOSH WAGNER

Josh Wagner has been a Managing Partner with LDV Hospitality since 2013, overseeing all nightlife programming, conceptual development and operational execution of special events at Regent Cocktail Club, Rec Room and Dolce Italian.

CHRISTOPHE PRADÈRE
23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CHRISTOPHE PRADÈRE

Multicultural designer Christophe Pradère founded global design entity BTEC Design Agency in 2000.

CHARLIE OSMOND
23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CHARLIE OSMOND

Charlie is the Founder of Triptease, a new travel review website and iPad app that allows users to create beautiful, image-led reviews designed for social sharing.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – JARED DIETCH

DJ, Producer and Music Entrepreneur Jared Dietch has been spinning in New York City clubs and internationally for over 15 years. He has produced tracks for Sony, BMG and Universal Music, launched label Camel Rider Music and continues to host popular weekly radio shows and podcasts.

Carlos-Couturier
23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CARLOS COUTURIER

Carlos Couturier serves as creative force and Managing Partner for Grupo Habita, which owns and manages Condesadf, DESEO [Hotel + Lounge], Habita Monterrey, La Purificadora, Hotel Habita, Endemico, Boca Chica and Distrito Capital lifestyle hotels in Mexico.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – JOHN GIANQUITTO

John Gianquitto is Chairman, Chief Executive and joint owner of The Appointment Group Ltd (TAG), a renowned international travel and event management company providing discreet, innovative and bespoke solutions to a discerning clientele.

DOMINIC PURVIS
23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – DOMINIC PURVIS

Dominic is responsible for marketing and sales for the Swire Hotels portfolio of brands and for the development of a standalone restaurant division.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CLAUS SENDLINGER

As the founder and CEO of Design Hotels™, Claus has been at the forefront of the boutique hotel evolution for 19 years.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – FRØYSTAD+KLOCK

Marte Frøystad and Runa Klock create experimental, imaginative products that challenge conventional thinking.

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23
Apr
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – IAN SCHRAGER

Since co-founding legendary nightclubs Studio 54 and Palladium, entrepreneur Ian Schrager has been a truly revolutionary force within the travel industry.

Roman&Williams
20
Apr
2013
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – ROMAN AND WILLIAMS

Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, the duo behind Roman and Williams, are the interior designers and architects responsible for some of the most rebellious, provocative and inspiring projects of the last decade.

MatteoThun
20
Apr
2013
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – MATTEO THUN

Interior designer and architect Matteo Thun has been defining the ideas behind contemporary design for decades.

ChelseaLeyland
20
Apr
2013
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – CHELSEA LEYLAND

Brit-born, New York-based Chelsea is a DJ and It Girl who uses her skills and creativity to curate the music for major fashion and art events and after parties in New York, London and Paris.

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20
Apr
2013
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – JEREMY LANGMEAD

After 20 years working in print as the Editor-in-Chief of Wallpaper* and Esquire UK magazines, Jeremy Langmead is now the founding editor of Mr Porter, the dedicated menswear style destination and partner site of NET-A-PORTER.COM.

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20
Apr
2013
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – AUGUSTIN TEBOUL

Fashion design duo Annelin Augustin and Odély Teboul create cutting-edge, avant-garde collections combining their unique visions.

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21
Mar
2013
FINDING YOUR IDENTITY

As part of the first Ministry of Ideas on 10 June, LE Miami brought together three speakers who are courageously experimenting with the ways in which travel visionaries are choosing to define themselves, from integrating with the creative pulse of the city to smart social and digital media and the reinvention of the soundscape.

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21
Mar
2013
CURATING YOUR CROWD

As part of the first Ministry of Ideas on 10 June, LE Miami brought together three speakers focusing on how savvy hoteliers can tailor their experience to attract the creative class, whether this means redefining the concept of great service, targeting clients from the entertainment industries or designing a new neighbourhood.

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21
Mar
2013
DESIGNING YOUR FUTURE

As part of the first Ministry of Ideas on 10 June, LE Miami brought together three speakers who push the concept of ‘design’ into underrated and unexpected spheres, from food to temporary experiences.

23
Jan
2013
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 PREVIEW

Insights from our keynote speaker for the Ministry of Ideas 2013, Seth Godin, released in the run-up to the show.

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