Eurasian, born in Hong Kong and raised in Southeast Asia, Charlotte Harris was thrown into the travel industry by her mother, Jackie Harris, at a young age. At four months old, Charlotte had done her first hotel inspection, and by three she had two … Read more
Latin America’s fascination with Europe is a well known and longstanding natural travel trend.
But while LATAM’s passion for Europe stretches back generations, what was once a fascination has recently turned into an obsession. Every major report released this year found big increases in … Read more
The wealthy elite in China have long since been a source of awe and fascination for many. Often viewed as a closed society, it remains broadly inaccessible to those operating outside its invisible boundaries.
The ‘super-rich,’ or ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) have … Read more
Wondering where to focus your time, energy and budget in Latin America? No doubt, these 5 star cities – Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City, São Paulo – are the key to your LATAM strategy. Over the next few years, the residents of these … Read more
A country of such complexity demands a strategy all of its own. China’s HNW population is so huge and so diverse it takes a good deal of experience working in the market to even begin to feel you have a handle on it.
Lucky … Read more
These brands couldn’t be more serious about understanding Asia Pacific, or more successful! Chosen for their proven ability to grow these markets, watch this video to hear advice from some of the most important buyers and brands across the region.
Created at ILTM Asia … Read more
Luxury travel agencies in China are developing rapidly. Gone are the days of hitting 15 European countries in one trip, Chinese luxury travellers are demanding complex itineraries and high degrees of personalisation, leading to a huge surge in the use of luxury travel advisors. … Read more
Creating a brand strategy for the Chinese market can seem as complex as anything you can attempt to do in this business. The country is vast and its population is diverse. Distilling it’s essential characteristics into a 28 page report isn’t easy. But you … Read more
Parag Khanna is a genius. Know anyone else who has spent the past 20 years travelling through Asia meticulously researching its connective infrastructures, transportation, energy, communications, and trade? … Anyone?
Not only is he the type of hardy traveller that puts most of us … Read more
The Hurun Research Report, ‘Chinese Luxury Travellers 2017’ examines the travelling patterns and future travel trends of Chinese luxury travellers. Produced in partnership with ILTM Asia 2017, the extensive new research report gathers the views from over 330 participants across 12 cities in … Read more
It’s no secret there were some bad economic headlines coming out of Latin America last year. However, there are bright spots of momentum from Colombia to Mexico and Peru. Figures released recently show that Chile is maintaining modest but steady growth, while Argentina… Read more
Asian millennials are the fastest growing luxury consumer segment on the planet. But to capture this market, companies will need to ensure that they understand what makes each Asian region different from the next. Avoiding generalisation is essential; each Asian country represents its own … Read more
The world’s fastest growing market and a glittering, gold-rush of a business opportunity for luxury travel pros. But your targets are sky high and your marketing budget can feel like a drop in the ocean? You’re not alone. We spoke to some of our … Read more
Wealth in Indonesia is on the rise. At a time of decline in Japan, China, India, Hong Kong and Singapore, luxury spending in Indonesia is being fueled by a boost in the number of middle class and upper income groups. Already Southeast Asia’s largest … Read more
If past growth rates hold, Asia-Pacific is likely to continue to be the dominant force over the next decade, representing two-fifths of the world’s HNWI wealth, more than that of Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa combined.
Japan and China have emerged … Read more