1 -min. read We’re taking ourselves back to South Beach this time last month, where the weather was hot and the music was even hotter. Keep the tunes rolling with our four-hour-long tribute to the vibing tracks of LE Miami 2018.
3 -min. read This year’s epic edition of LE Miami was all about keeping our collective connected with a stylish show floor, unique networking opportunities and unforgettable events – relive our favourite moments from the Magic City…
3 -min. read In an always-on age where technology is evolving to mimic and even surpass human capabilities, the notion of a ‘connected’ experience is changing rapidly. As these insights from Ministry of Ideas prove, smart brands are embracing this shift and cashing in on the plentiful opportunities on offer…
5 -min. read Dan Clay introduces the customer of the not-so-distant future and outlines six ways brands can future-proof their offering in a world where digital and reality converge.
3 -min. read With LE Miami 2018 just a few days away, we’re showing off three awesome additions to the collective who curate exceptional extra-curricular experiences for travellers in search of a true taste of local life.
5 -min. read In the age of Insta, it takes a lot to standout from the crowd. This week we’re meeting five hotels whose distinctive good looks are turning heads and raising the bar when it comes to urban design.
4 -min. read LE Miami 2018 is partnering with Sleeper Magazine and their industry-leading awards show, AHEAD Americas, to give a shout out to some seriously disruptive hotel brands and the rebellious innovators behind them.
4 -min. read To get the creative ball rolling, the months leading up to Ministry of Ideas 2018 have played host to three thought-provoking dinners in collaboration with SUITCASE Magazine, Surface Magazine and Sleeper Magazine. Get a taste for the goings-on and discover the top four trends that came out of the SUITCASE dinner.
4 -min. read In the latest dispatch from this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with art-world visionary (and lifelong Brooklynite) Michael Papadeas, Head of Global Partnerships at Frieze, to get his thoughts on the new way to travel and why hip-hop is the catalyst of contemporary culture.
3 -min. read As we swing our way into spring, we’re introducing three of the collective’s city rooftop hangouts that are perfect for warm days and evenings filled with stunning skylines and strong liquor.
3 -min. read In the new age of data sharing, how do brands connect emotionally with the customer of the future? We caught up with Dan Clay, Partner in Innovation at Lippincott and speaker at this year’s Ministry of Ideas, to hear how ‘transparent existence’ could impact the travel industry.
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.
4 -min. read This week, we’re pursuing our hotel #designgoals and ogling the hotels who’re luring travellers in with their dashing looks.
3 -min. read Foodies, it’s feeding time at the collective. Meet three hotels who’re raising the fusion bar and tantalising tastebuds with their à-la-carte offerings.
4 -min. read In the latest dispatch from this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with Jeff Carvalho, MD of Highsnobiety, to get the inside scoop on FOMO in travel, hotel brand loyalty and why a personal chef is the key to going off-grid.
4 -min. read Soaking up a city’s culture is easy when you’re bedding down in one of these lovingly restored buildings – from former theatres to opera houses, meet the hotels where history is king.
12 -min. read In the third of our Ministry of Ideas Q&As, we caught up with Tarana Burke – founder of the #MeToo movement – to discover how she wants to change the narrative around sexual abuse and harassment and, in a post-#MeToo world, what’s next for its founder.
5 -min. read Time and place – it’s how we define our experiences. But is it what makes them memorable? Meet four new experimentalists who’ve let the logistics of time and place fall away, only to uncover what make travel experiences truly unforgettable…
5 -min. read Find out how the rebels joining the collective this week are schooling the industry in cool, quirky ways to surprise the ‘been-there-got-the-t-shirt’ traveller.
4 -min. read This week, the collective welcomes four newcomers who’ve integrated the spirit of their neighbourhoods into their not-so-humble abodes.
4 -min. read Into wine? White, red, rosé or sparkling – the collective’s newbies have got you covered. Meet the three exhibitors who have taken it upon themselves to turn their guests into wine connoisseurs overnight.
4 -min. read It’s that time of year again: Welcome to the Collective has returned, and with it comes an awesome bunch of brand-new exhibitors raring to go for LE 2018. Meet three hotels posing as miniatures of their respective iconic cities.
2 -min. read The tension was palpable at THE REBELS and Closing Party as we waited to hear who from the shortlist our panel of creative class judges had chosen to take home a REBEL – check out the winners.
4 -min. read 2017 marked our 5th birthday: cue the biggest, boldest and most rebellious LE to date. Here are our top ten moments for 2017…
1 -min. read A final night Celebrate playlist from show DJ Jared Dietch before you hit tonight’s REBELS & Closing Party.
2 -min. read We selected a panel of creative class leaders to judge this year’s REBELS entries live on the show floor – check out who made the shortlist.
1 -min. read An Unwind playlist from LE show DJ Jared Dietch to help you relax on your night off.
2 -min. read The Ministry of Ideas draws inspiration from outside of the travel industry in a bid to inspire the future of contemporary travel. Set at EAST Miami, the 2017 edition kicked off on Sunday with a line-up of over 30 speakers across four stages, and was as diverse as it was fascinating.
4 -min. read We gave five rebels the opportunity to take the stage and tell us about a Big Idea they think might just change the future of travel.
1 -min. read A Down To Business playlist for LE’s resident show DJ, Jared Dietch.