HOW TO TELL TRAVEL STORIES WITHOUT STEREOTYPES

30
Oct
2018
HOW TO TELL TRAVEL STORIES WITHOUT STEREOTYPES

4 -min. read Getting acquainted with locals is making its way up travellers’ wishlists; but are their preconceptions, bolstered by overgeneralised marketing, journalism and social media, overriding the individuality of the humans they meet?

AI versus the human touch
24
Jul
2018
AI VERSUS THE HUMAN TOUCH

6 -min. read The jury’s out on artificial intelligence, with as many travel brands battling against it as they are incorporating it. Like it or not, AI is reshaping the way we travel – but it doesn’t (and shouldn’t) replace the human touch, writes Jen Murphy.

Prince – via American Songwriter
10
Apr
2018
TUNE IN: REBEL INSPIRATIONS AND THEIR REINCARNATIONS

1 -min. read Rebels, earphones in and “Tune In” for a series of playlists spotlighting the most groundbreaking musical shifts from past to present, and from present to future. Introducing the rebellious icons of rock and pop – paired with their modern reincarnations, who’ve taken inspiration from these greats’ badass musical stylings.

05
Mar
2018
5 STARTUPS THAT ARE CHANGING THE FACE OF LUGGAGE

5 -min. read Innovative startups may have caused a storm in a lot of areas in the travel industry, but until recently few have thought to rethink suitcases. Meet the five who are working to fill this potential goldmine of a gap in the market, and to make schlepping our stuff from A to B that little bit easier.

27
Jan
2018
TOURISM AFTER TERROR: HOW DESTINATIONS CAN RECOVER WHEN THE WORST HAPPENS

4 -min. read Over the past two years we have seen many of the world’s most iconic travel destinations suffer from terrorist attacks. In the wake of such public assaults, how has tourism been affected – and how can it recover?

06
Jan
2018
THREE TIPS TO HELP YOU FIND MICRO-INFLUENCERS WITH MAXIMUM REACH

5 -min. read It’s time to stop complaining about influencer marketing and play the (Insta)game, says Nora Oravecz. Here are her top tips for finding micro-influencers with maximum reach.

26
Jul
2017
IRAN IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS

6 -min. read As it becomes more important than ever for travel to push the boundaries of experience, discover a creative, dynamic Iran on the move from foreign stereotypes.

24
Jul
2017
5 HACKS TO INSTANTLY IMPROVE THE DIGITAL CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE FROM TRIPTEASE

2 -min. read Triptease’s Product Manager, Thomas Griffiths, gives his five top hacks to instantly improve the digital customer experience.

22
Jun
2017
WEDNESDAY PLAYLIST: CELEBRATE

1 -min. read A final night Celebrate playlist from show DJ Jared Dietch before you hit tonight’s REBELS & Closing Party.

27
Jun
2017
TUESDAY PLAYLIST: UNWIND

1 -min. read An Unwind playlist from LE show DJ Jared Dietch to help you relax on your night off.

22
Jun
2017
MONDAY PLAYLIST: DOWN TO BUSINESS

1 -min. read A Down To Business playlist for LE’s resident show DJ, Jared Dietch.

26
Jun
2017
WELCOME TO THE INDEPENDENTLY MINDED MOVEMENT

7 -min. read 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.

30
May
2017
SCI-FI TO SUITCASE: IS TRAVEL READY FOR THE UNIVERSAL TRANSLATOR?

3 -min. read From sci-fi to suitcase, check out the latest wave of universal translator apps and gadgets that could revolutionise the way we travel.

01
Jun
2017
KITTING OUT THE IN CROWD FOR LE 2017 WITH THE OUTNET

3 -min. read We’ve teamed up with THEOUTNET.COM to create a few stylish day-to-night looks designed to see you from show floor to dance floor.

12
Apr
2017
SAY HELLO TO THIS YEAR’S SHARED IDEAS SPEAKERS

7 -min. read We’ve invited visionaries, experts and innovators at the top of their fields to join us at the Ministry of Ideas 2017 – meet the first names released here.

21
Feb
2017
THESE ARCHITECTS SHOULD DESIGN YOUR NEXT HOTEL

5 -min. read Designing a hotel is something of a rite of passage to architecture’s hall of fame. Here are three architects hoteliers should add to their shortlist.

15
Feb
2017
FIVE SEXY SAFARIS BRINGING HIGH DESIGN TO THE SAVANNAH

5 -min. read Sometimes sleeping in a tent just won’t do…here we round up a bunch of sexy safari retreats where well-considered design comes first.

03
Jan
2017
SIX STYLISH, SUSTAINABLE AND SEXY ‘BOUTECO’ STAYS

9 -min. read Since not every ‘bouteco’ hotel can fork out for LEED or STEP certification, here’s our edit of the most special ‘bouteco’ heroes out there.

23
Sep
2016
LOOK EAST: THE RISE OF ASIA’S ART HOTELS

3 -min. read As the Western world wakes up to Asian art and the immense talent in the continent, local hoteliers have realised there is a gap in the market.

22
Sep
2016
10 HIGH-END HOTELS WITH TOP-NOTCH TOILETRIES

3 -min. read Confession: I judge hotels based on which toiletries they stock in their bathrooms. Here are 10 top spots with the top scents…

22
Sep
2016
DESTINATION WELLNESS: WHAT THE LATEST BUZZWORD MEANS FOR TRAVEL

4 -min. read As the travel industry shifts and takes stock, different buzzwords dominate the conversation. Four or five years ago, everyone was

27
Jul
2016
WHY WE MUST LET THE NEXT GENERATION OF HOTELIERS HAVE THEIR SAY

3 -min. read Hospitality expert Dirk Dalichau reveals how managers are ignoring the creativity and ideas of the next generation of hoteliers – and why this must stop.

08
Jun
2016
TAKE IT EASY OR LIVE IT UP: FIVE GREAT IDEAS FOR YOUR NIGHT OFF

2 -min. read So. Wednesday. Your free night. What should you do? Why not spend the night doing as you please, whether that’s taking it easy or living it up…

02
Jun
2016
24 HOURS IN MIAMI

5 -min. read W Hotels have put together the ultimate escape plan to help you get the best out of Miami, whether you’re sticking to the beach or beyond.

29
Apr
2016
THE REBELS 2016: MEET THE PANEL

2 -min. read Those in the know will be aware that we’re back on the hunt for THE REBELS: this year’s definitive list

27
Jan
2016
BUYER POWER: ENDEMOL SHINE GROUP

2 -min. read We chat to Jacky Hoitsema from Endemol Shine Group about what makes her tick when it comes to travel.

14
Jan
2016
THE HOUSE HOTEL GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW HOTEL IN CAPPADOCIA

3 -min. read The House Hotel Group has launched its first hotel outside Istanbul, set in Turkey’s iconic landscape of Cappadocia.

22
Jan
2016
BUYER POWER: BLUE MARBLE PRIVATE

2 -min. read Elizabeth Ellis from Blue Marble Private tells us what she’s looking for in a contemporary travel brand for LE Miami 2016.

14
Jan
2016
THE ASBURY TAKES OVER SALVATION ARMY BUILDING IN NEW JERSEY

3 -min. read David Bowd is transforming a derelict Salvation Army building in New Jersey into The Asbury, set to open in May 2016.

14
Jan
2016
LOH LIK PENG OPENS OLD CLARE HOTEL IN SYDNEY

3 -min. read Those with an eye on the Australian contemporary luxury scene will know that The Old Clare Hotel in Sydney opened in September, changing the face of the Chippendale neighborhood.

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