The 16th annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) took place, as always, in Cannes, Monday 4 to Thursday 7 December 2017. As always, every top luxury hotel worldwide seemed to be there – no time to talk to all 1670 exhibitors, let alone the 1662 hosted buyers (travel advisors), for whom a clever computer managed to schedule a total of…

Read More...

Go back to the e-newsletter Hoteliers from many lands convened in New York on Monday 13 November for HOTELS Magazine’s annual Hoteliers of the Year awards. The honorees were not a surprise, but the acclaim for them was universal. Corporate Hotelier was US-born William Heinecke, Chairman of the Minor Group, whose many brands include Anantara…

Read More...

Go back to the e-newsletter Fly into London and there is a blitz of enormous posters showing supposedly typical Brits, arms stretched open and saying welcome to London. Of course, there is a Beefeater, but another poster shows the UK astronaut, Tim Peake. Arriving at InterContinental Hong Kong and there is Concierge Louis Baleros, with […]

Read More...