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Cultural awareness more important than labels for America’s new elite

Cultural awareness more important than labels for America’s new elite

There is a new cultural and social formation happening in America and travel is poised at the precipice.

A new book by sociologist Elizabeth Currid-Halkett, The Sum of Small Things: A Theory of the Aspirational Class, argues that rich people are no longer

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Europe proves irrepressible to security challenges

Europe proves irrepressible to security challenges

Whilst overall growth slowed from 5% in 2015 to 2% in 2016, the majority of European destinations reported healthy growth in the last months of 2016 and the most visited region in the world still welcomed 620 million international arrivals last year, according to

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Bain & Co Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2016

Bain & Co Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study, Fall-Winter 2016

The 15th edition of the Bain Luxury Study, published annually by Bain & Company, underlined in statistics what we've all known for some time; we are in the middle of a shift in luxury spending away from luxury goods and toward luxury experiences,

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Have money, will travel: More and more wealthy Indians explore the world

Have money, will travel: More and more wealthy Indians explore the world

India is on the move. While China remains the largest market in Asia, 9 out of 10 Indian respondents in the Experiencing Luxury - The Asian Traveler in 2016 report said they expected to spend more on luxury in the next year, giving India

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Strong potential for luxury travel in sub-Saharan Africa

Strong potential for luxury travel in sub-Saharan Africa

From the US presidency, to Brexit, to continued security threats and political upheaval, the world is a more complex and challenging place today than it was this time last year. Just two years ago, few would’ve believed we’d be talking about Africa’s emergence as

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