2014 International Luxury Travel Market Trends and Festival Highlights
Published: February 2014
<em>Travel + Leisure</em>’s editor-in-chief, Nancy Novogrod, shares her insights from one of the year’s most important luxury travel conferences, the International Luxury Travel Market in Cannes, France, with T+L’s special correspondent and new media editor, Sarah Spagnolo.
According to Novogrod, the travel industry is abuzz with how travelers are accessing a destination, whether that’s through villa- and apartment-rental companies such as Airbnb, HomeAway, and OneFineStay or via plugged-in concierges who can connect travelers to a city’s true character. Hotel executives are also focused on expanding into the world’s global cities—Paris, London, New York—where prime real-estate is evermore challenging to attain.
Her travel tips? Try not to stress, pack in your mind, and edit your final list. And be sure to savor the memorable moments when you feel relaxed and whole.