Luxury business digest – Hospitality by Andrea Luri and Miriana Verga (November 2017)

Luxury veteran hotelier Andrea Luri and Miriana Verga provide CPP-LUXURY.COM with his expert insights on the selection of the most important hospitality news of the month. The luxury hotel guest has very much evolved in a very brief period of time. Clients are not the same people, technologically speaking, that they were only 5 years ago. The pace of this evolution is trying to be kept by the hotel and travel industry; technology is becoming a discriminating factor in the choice of your hotel: an evidence of this is Marriott [...]

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W Hotels debuts the exclusive “Off Duty” Closet project by Joan Smalls

Supermodel Joan Smalls has been putting her passion to work with luxury hospitality brand W Hotels since March 2017,  developing insider guides and shaping the brand’s global fashion platform with an expert eye. Last week, W Hotels announced the debut of the exclusive “Off Duty” Closet, the latest project inspired by the iconic lifestyle  brand’s Global Fashion Innovator, Joan Smalls. W Hotels and Creative Director, Sarah Easley, debut 25 items inspired by Smalls’ own jet setting style. The Closet is available globally only through W Hotels The Store. All-around fashion guru, Sarah [...]

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Cheval Blanc Randheli Resort Maldives partners with Hublot for a special edition timepiece

On the heels of the announcement that Bedat & Co. will be the official timekeeper of Cathay Pacific airlines comes the news that LVMH‘s Cheval Blanc Randheli resort in the Maldives have partnered with Hublot to create a special edition timepiece called the Classic Fusion Special Edition. This watch picks up on the best part of a vacation to the Cheval Blanc Randheli- the varying shades of blue that are waiting to be discovered in the surrounding ocean. Parisian artist Vincent Beaurin, designer of the signature works of art at the Cheval Blanc Maison in [...]

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Oberoi Hotels sign exclusive partnership with GDI Group to develop properties in the Americas

Grupo GDI, one of the leading real estate development companies in Mexico, today signed a letter of intent and an exclusive agreement with the Oberoi Group of India to develop the Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in the US, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Oberoi Hotels have established a reputation for redefining the paradigm of luxury and excellence in service around the world and this partnership with Grupo GDI will allow the Oberoi Hotels to make its debut in the Americas and expand the global reach of its award-winning luxury hotels. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts [...]

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Hugo Boss launches first digital showroom

Hugo Boss has launched its first digital showroom in Berlin, Germany, marking a shift in the company’s strategy. The German fashion brand presented its Hugo pre-fall collection for 2018 at a pop-up space in Berlin to showcase its digital showroom last week. Via a 65 inch touchscreen, which resembles a table, viewers were able to browse through the entire collection, go through numerous colour and combination options and directly order pieces from the collection. Specially developed for Hugo Boss, the dedicated application was developed in a short period of time [...]

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