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 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.
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.
3 -min. read In the second of our Ministry of Ideas speaker Q&As, we catch up with Dawn Goldworm – one half of 12.29 – to discover why time is the essence of modern luxury, the secret to cultivating workplace creativity and some serious Arizona hotel inspiration.
6 -min. read 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.
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.
6 -min. read We’ve already introduced you to the first crop of creative and business minds who’ll be taking to the stage at
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.
3 -min. read Here we go again, collective: are you ready to inspire the evolution of contemporary travel for the 5th year in a row at the Ministry of Ideas 2017?
1 -min. read After a poolside meeting of minds over mocktails first thing, our Big Ideas speakers handed over to a rebellious faction of industry influencers for the second part of this year’s Ministry of Ideas un-conference: Shared Ideas.
2 -min. read Watch videos of this year’s Big Ideas speakers from the new, ‘un-conference’ Ministry of Ideas.
2 -min. read Probably one of the harder messages to embrace at this year’s Ministry of Ideas came right at the end, delivered in inimitable style by Adam Ferrier.
3 -min. read We take a look at the emerging contemporary travel trends as told by the collective at our first Ministry of Ideas un-conference.
1 -min. read Wake up with Josh Wagner at EAST, Miami, the location for tonight’s Opening Party – press play to discover how you’ll be kicking off your week…
1 -min. read Introducing the second instalment of forward-thinking rebels who’ll be presenting their Big Ideas at this year’s Ministry of Ideas.
1 -min. read For the 2016 Ministry of Ideas, check out the first instalment of inspired rebels who’ll be telling us their Big Ideas to change the future of travel.
2 -min. read With three weeks until LE 2016, it’s time for us to spill the beans on this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers.
2 -min. read Tell us your Big Idea to change the future of travel – the most inspired and downright provocative rebels will present at the Ministry of Ideas on 6 June.
2 -min. read This year, LE will host the travel industry’s first un-conference. For the Ministry of Ideas 2016, you – the collective – will decide on the content.
1 -min. read “In the creative age, creativity is the new luxury for the Creative Class, inspired by authenticity, artisanship and craftsmanship”
1 -min. read “Tribalism is an efficient and effective way of holding a group of people together”
1 -min. read Claus Sendlinger and Avi Brosh discuss what the independents of tomorrow need to do to be seen as authentic, unique, and edgy.
1 -min. read Kevin O’Shea and Mari Balestrazzi came together to discuss what design attracts the contemporary creative traveller.
1 -min. read Mike Savas and Jonas Rask Eilersen got together to discuss how travel brands and travel designers collaborate more effectively to add imaginative value.
1 -min. read Josh Katz and Anthony Ingham got together to discuss how you create and sustain a buzz amongst today’s media-saturated savvy travellers when marketing a travel brand.
1 -min. read Brad Wilson and Tina Edmundson got together to discuss how the lifestyle sector and niche hotel brands can launch additional properties yet retain a boutique experience.