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.

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Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: MARTHA FERGUSON

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: KATELYN O’SHAUGHNESSY

1 -min. read 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.

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Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: HECTOR KING

1 -min. read 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.

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Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: JOE MONSERRATE

1 -min. read 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.

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Jan
2016
DEFINING CONTEMPORARY TRAVEL: MICHELLE BUNWORTH

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
THE STORY OF LE MIAMI: SERGE DIVE

1 -min. read 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.

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Jan
2016
HEAR: WHAT WE SAY

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

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Jan
2016
LOOK: WHAT WE DO

1 -min. read LE Miami 2013 in under two minutes.

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Jan
2016
LISTEN: WHAT THEY SAY

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

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Jan
2016
THE SHOW 2013

1 -min. read A quick look around the show floor at LE Miami 2013.

14
Jan
2016
THE INSIDE TRACK: W SOUTH BEACH

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – SETH GODIN

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
THE COLLISION: LOS ANGELES

1 -min. read 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.

14
Jan
2016
THE INSIDE TRACK: SLS HOTEL SOUTH BEACH

1 -min. read 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
Jan
2016
THE INSIDE TRACK: SOHO BEACH HOUSE

1 -min. read Next in the driving seat for our Inside Track series of video interviews is Michael Ryan, General Manager of Soho Beach House.

14
Jan
2016
THE INSIDE TRACK: THE JAMES ROYAL PALM

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2014 – JOSH WAGNER

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CHRISTOPHE PRADÈRE

1 -min. read Multicultural designer Christophe Pradère founded global design entity BTEC Design Agency in 2000.

CHARLIE OSMOND
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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CHARLIE OSMOND

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – JARED DIETCH

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CARLOS COUTURIER

1 -min. read 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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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – JOHN GIANQUITTO

1 -min. read John Gianquitto is Chairman, Chief Executive and joint owner of The Appointment Group Ltd (TAG), a renowned international travel and event management company providing discreet, innovative and bespoke solutions to a discerning clientele.

DOMINIC PURVIS
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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – DOMINIC PURVIS

1 -min. read Dominic is responsible for marketing and sales for the Swire Hotels portfolio of brands and for the development of a standalone restaurant division.

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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – CLAUS SENDLINGER

1 -min. read As the founder and CEO of Design Hotels™, Claus has been at the forefront of the boutique hotel evolution for 19 years.

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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – FRØYSTAD+KLOCK

1 -min. read Marte Frøystad and Runa Klock create experimental, imaginative products that challenge conventional thinking.

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Jan
2016
MINISTRY OF IDEAS 2013 – IAN SCHRAGER

1 -min. read Since co-founding legendary nightclubs Studio 54 and Palladium, entrepreneur Ian Schrager has been a truly revolutionary force within the travel industry.

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Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – ROMAN AND WILLIAMS

1 -min. read Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, the duo behind Roman and Williams, are the interior designers and architects responsible for some of the most rebellious, provocative and inspiring projects of the last decade.

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Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – MATTEO THUN

1 -min. read Interior designer and architect Matteo Thun has been defining the ideas behind contemporary design for decades.

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Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – CHELSEA LEYLAND

1 -min. read Brit-born, New York-based Chelsea is a DJ and It Girl who uses her skills and creativity to curate the music for major fashion and art events and after parties in New York, London and Paris.

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Jan
2016
THE REBELS 2013 JUDGE – JEREMY LANGMEAD

1 -min. read After 20 years working in print as the Editor-in-Chief of Wallpaper* and Esquire UK magazines, Jeremy Langmead is now the founding editor of Mr Porter, the dedicated menswear style destination and partner site of NET-A-PORTER.COM.

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