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.

17
Apr
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: SIMONE BOSE

Simone Bose, Office Manager for Coach Europe, talks about creating tailored travel experiences for time-poor clients in the latest in our series on defining contemporary travel.

17
Apr
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: ANNE GOLDEN

Regional Vice President in the UK for Morgans Hotel Group, Anne Golden, talks to LE Miami about individuality, instant gratification and defining cool when it comes to contemporary travel.

17
Apr
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: LINH TRAN

M&C Saatchi’s Travel Manager, Linh Tran, on what her creative corporate clients expect from an contemporary travel experience and her own definition of contemporary luxury.

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Apr
2014
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – ADAM FERRIER

Adam Ferrier is a consumer psychologist and Chief Strategy Officer at creative agency cummins&partners.

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16
Apr
2014
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – CONSTANTIN BJERKE

Media entrepreneur Constantin Bjerke is the Founder and CEO of Crane.tv, a storytelling company which in 2011 was named a “top ten European start-up to watch” by the Wall Street Journal.

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Apr
2014
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – INDIA HICKS

With a background that includes stints as a fashion model for houses like Ralph Lauren, royal commentator for multiple television stations and even bridesmaid at Princess Diana’s wedding, India Hicks currently splits her time between designing three collections of fine jewellery, designing and selling collections of bedding on HSN, creatively directing her ecommerce site and writing a weekly blog.

25
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: LOIC LE BERRE

Loic Le Berre, General Manager of Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris (the venue for our 2014 launch event in Paris) tells LE Miami what defines a contemporary luxury travel experience for the Buddha-Bar brand.

13
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: CAROLINE ABS

Caroline Abs, Senior Director of International Marketing at Sony Music Entertainment, on the evolution of contemporary luxury travel.

12
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: CHRIS KIRKWOOD

We grabbed Chris Kirkwood, VIP Agent for Warner Music at BCD Travel, at our NYC launch to talk about how comfortable and cutting-edge exist together in his definition of contemporary travel.

11
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: MARTHA FERGUSON

Martha Ferguson, Manager of Travel Operations EMEA for Interpublic Group (IPG) and LE Miami 2014 Buyer, gives her take on the contemporary travel evolution at our New York launch event at The Standard, East Village in February 2014.

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Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: KATELYN O’SHAUGHNESSY

Katelyn O’Shaughnessy, Travel Planner at Travelstore, gives us her definition of contemporary travel at our Los Angeles launch event at Ace Hotel Downtown LA in February 2014.

06
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: HECTOR KING

Luxury Travel Advisor for New Act Travel, Hector King, gives us his definition of contemporary travel at our Los Angeles launch event at Ace Hotel Downtown DTLA in February 2014.

05
Mar
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: JOE MONSERRATE

Ace Hotel Downtown LA’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Joe Monserrate, gives us his definition of contemporary travel at our Los Angeles launch event at the hotel in February 2014.

25
Feb
2014
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: MICHELLE BUNWORTH

Ted Baker’s Travel Manager and LE 2014 Buyer Michelle Bunworth talks us through her definition of contemporary travel at our recent launch event at Mondrian London at Sea Containers.

29
Oct
2013
THE STORY OF LE MIAMI: SERGE DIVE

Beyond Luxury Media Ltd’s Founder and CEO, Serge Dive, tells the story of how luxury travel became contemporary and how LE Miami is defining this shift.

10
Sep
2013
HEAR: WHAT WE SAY

LE Miami 2013 in under two minutes, an isider perspective into the contemporary travel evolution.

20
Aug
2013
LOOK: WHAT WE DO

LE Miami 2013 in under two minutes.

20
Aug
2013
LISTEN: WHAT THEY SAY

LE Miami 2013 in the words of our cutting-edge collective of Buyers, Exhibitors and Media.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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