• How #Luxury #Travel Is Changing the #Fashion Industry

    How Luxury Travel Is Changing the Fashion Industry

    skift.com 11 Apr '16, 1pm

    In 2015, China produced 120 million outbound tourists—who spent an estimated US$229 billion on shopping overseas, leaving the rest of the world way behind. Their top purchases? Fashion and accessories. The effect of this wave is serious additional business for luxury fashion brands, w...

  • Bordeaux wine tours will now dazzle you! Time to go again!

    Bordeaux Is Busy Building Wineries for the Next Generation of Food Tourists

    skift.com 03 Apr '16, 4pm

    Last month, 400 people in black tie trooped through the new cellars and renovations at first-growth Château Margaux’s official unveiling. The map of the buildings, handed out on a small card, looked like a museum floor plan. That was the prelude to a dinner of truffled artichoke soup ...

  • Singapore Travel Startups Have Advantages and Challenges That Come With the Territory

    skift.com 25 Mar '16, 9pm

    Singapore is one of the warmest hotplates for technology in Asia as the government has pumped $1.3 billion into the city’s startup ecosystem and transformed it into Southeast Asia’s Silicon Valley. But Singapore’s cosmopolitan allure and culture of efficiency comes with a price: It ha...

  • Rhode Island's Branding Woes and More Digital Marketing News This Week

    skift.com 09 Apr '16, 6pm

    This week, we’re taking a look at the influence of social media on destination marketing. A number of perceived missteps by Rhode Island’s tourism board have lead to a vigorous online debate about the marketing best practices for such organizations. And while there’s still no secret f...

  • Cruise Lines Are in the Middle of a Branding Evolution

    skift.com 14 Mar '16, 4pm

    Celebrity Cruises kept its iconic “X” and “Modern Luxury” description, but tweaked the slogan to say “Modern Luxury Lives Here.” Holland America Line is now urging passengers to “Savor the Journey.” MSC Cruises promotes its product as “Not just any cruise.” Norwegian Cruise Line’s new...

  • Singapore Airlines CEO on Its Multi-Brand Strategy for Winning in Asia

    Singapore Airlines CEO on Its Multi-Brand Strategy for Winning in Asia

    skift.com 14 Mar '16, 9am

    The Singapore Airlines Group has built a portfolio that it hopes appeals to nearly every kind of passenger — luxury, business, economy or budget — and its changing strategy in Asia highlights the growing importance of the region to global carriers. Singapore Airlines seeks to grow its...

  • Singapore Airlines CEO on Its Multi-Brand Strategy for Winning in Asia

    Singapore Airlines CEO on Its Multi-Brand Strategy for Winning in Asia

    skift.com 14 Mar '16, 9am

    The Singapore Airlines Group has built a portfolio that it hopes appeals to nearly every kind of passenger — luxury, business, economy or budget — and its changing strategy in Asia highlights the growing importance of the region to global carriers. Singapore Airlines seeks to grow its...

  • New Longest Flight by U.S. Carrier Is United's San Francisco-Singapore Route

    New Longest Flight by U.S. Carrier Is United's San Francisco-Singapore Route

    skift.com 29 Jan '16, 5pm

    United Airlines will start flying non-stop daily between San Francisco and Singapore this year in the longest direct service by a U.S. carrier as falling fuel costs allow more airlines to offer longer flights. United will fly Boeing Co.’s 787-9 aircraft for the route which starts June...

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