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.

14
Jan
2016
SMASH CONVENTION WITH ADAM FERRIER

1 -min. read As part of our recharged and rebooted Ministry of Ideas, on Monday 8 June LE Miami will be launching our first-ever interactive workshops.

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14
Jan
2016
REBELS WITH CAUSE

4 -min. read Since day one, LE Miami has been dedicated to following the shift in contemporary travel. Now, as lifestyle comes of age and we move into our third edition, it’s time to permanently define the mindset and manifesto of our travel rebels, both in our words and their own.

14
Jan
2016
FABRIC OF BUYERS

2 -min. read LE Miami is dedicated to the contemporary traveller, but since the characterful creative set refuses to be defined by any given formula, a one-size-fits-all approach will not do.

14
Jan
2016
COLLECTIVE INSIGHT

1 -min. read At LE Miami 2014 we asked travel’s innovators for their definition of contemporary luxury, who tomorrow’s travellers will be and what being part of our collective means to them.

14
Jan
2016
LEADERSHIP LAB 2014

1 -min. read LE Miami held the second Leadership Lab, in collaboration with DEPARTURES and Travel+Leisure, in Miami on 10 June 2014. Nineteen CEOs, owners and influencers from the world’s leading contemporary travel brands gathered at the Gale Hotel to generate trends for the year ahead.

14
Jan
2016
LINK COLLECTIVELY

1 -min. read We know that the most meaningful relationships happen off the show floor. See how our collective make new links and revive old ones through our poolside cocktail events, dynamic lunch garden and glamorous afterdark parties.

14
Jan
2016
THINK COLLECTIVELY

1 -min. read LE Miami isn’t just a trade show – it’s a festival of creativity for the travel industry. Get a preview of our twist on the conference concept, the Ministry of Ideas; our evolutionary Awards ceremony; and the subsequent art tour and party in the up-and-coming creative neighbourhood of Wynwood.

14
Jan
2016
WORK COLLECTIVELY

1 -min. read When it comes to getting down to business, we do things a little differently. Watch our collective interacting on our innovative show floor, complete with DJ, video art installations, eye-popping graphics, bar hub and stylish lounge-like booths.

14
Jan
2016
MEET THE COLLECTIVE

1 -min. read See the LE Miami collective in action on this year’s show floor. Are you in for 2015?

14
Jan
2016
COLLISION IN MOTION

1 -min. read Our collective hit the hub and collide for the second edition of LE Miami 2014: The Collision of Luxury and Lifestyle.

The Collision
14
Jan
2016
THE COLLISION: PARIS

1 -min. read Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris was the host for the Paris leg of LE Miami’s 2014 launch events, THE COLLISION OF LUXURY & LIFESTYLE.

The Collision
14
Jan
2016
THE COLLISION: NEW YORK

1 -min. read The next in LE Miami’s series of 2014 launch events, NEW YORK / ART, took place in the sky-high penthouse at The Standard, East Village NY.

The Collision
14
Jan
2016
THE COLLISION: LONDON

1 -min. read The unopened Mondrian London at Sea Containers was the host for our next 2014 launch event, LONDON / FILM.

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May
2017
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14
Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – Q&A WITH GUY DITTRICH

1 -min. read Conference compere and freelance writer Guy Dittrich is the ex-UK Managing Director for Design Hotels and an independent commentator on design, travel and hotels.

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14
Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – ALAN FAENA

1 -min. read Alan is the Founder of Faena Group, a thriving, pioneering business specialising in the creation of one-of-a-kind holistic environments anchored in cultural experiences and socially responsible projects, ranging from residences and hotels to art and cultural spaces.

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14
Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – ANDAZ SALON

1 -min. read Andaz Brand is bringing its Salon to LE Miami to inspire and ignite the most creative minds. Andaz Salon is a virtual venue and series of events that delivers cultural experiences for Andaz guests and neighbours.

MARK WEINGARD
14
Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – MARK WEINGARD

1 -min. read Mark is the Founder of Iniala Beach House as well as the Inspirasia Foundation. For LE Miami, he will address three themes that are important to modern luxury hotels and business in general.

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14
Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – ADAM FERRIER

1 -min. read Adam’s career as a consumer psychologist and brand strategist has seen him start successful agency Naked Communications Asia Pacific, chart in Australian Creative’s Power 20 for 2012 and 2013 and win the Global WARC Innovation Award 2013 for his Overstay Checkout idea for Art Series Hotel Group.

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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – YABU PUSHELBERG

1 -min. read From legendary retail destinations like Bergdorf Goodman to hotels including Public Chicago and W Times Square, designers George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg are renowned for their elegant, sensitive approach towards contemporary interiors.

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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – MR HUDSON

1 -min. read The pedigree of artists singer, songwriter and producer Mr Hudson has collaborated with is stellar, and a testament to his many layers and versatility.

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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – KRISTINA O’NEAL

1 -min. read Kristina O’Neal’s New York-headquartered design-and-concept firm AvroKO is equally adept at the disciplines of architecture, furniture, graphics and even fashion.

14
Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: SIMONE BOSE

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: ANNE GOLDEN

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: LINH TRAN

1 -min. read 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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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – ADAM FERRIER

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

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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – CONSTANTIN BJERKE

1 -min. read 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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14
Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2014 JUDGE – INDIA HICKS

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: LOIC LE BERRE

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: CAROLINE ABS

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

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