NEWS, INSIGHTS AND INTERVIEWS FROM PURE HQ
Our craving for simple pleasures, farm-to-table food, homemade meals, hand-woven items, comfort and contentment is a side-effect of lives that are too fast, too busy, too connected and too global, writes Ana Andjelic.
Sometimes we humans have a tendency to forget about the wonder of our own planet – particularly the forests. Of all Earth’s ecosystems, they are among the least explored and the most populous when it comes to life.
After an epic day of game drives out in the bush, sometimes sleeping in a tent just won’t do. Here we round up a bunch of sensational retreats where well-considered design comes first.
With the line between business and creativity becoming increasingly blurred, we’re gathering a band of industry adventurers for a journey laced with the pioneering spirit of the Wild West this June.
Stanley Stewart follows in the footsteps of Marco Polo along Karakoram Highway, or the ‘New Silk Road’, and finds himself drunk on yak’s milk at a traditional Kirghiz wedding.
Stanley Stewart tours the magnificent art sites of the mysterious Arnhemland Dreamtime in Australia’s Northern Territory, only narrowly escaping with his life.
The call to ban photographic entries using bait begs the question: what is baiting wildlife photographers? Is it the reward of capturing an incredible image, or of immersing oneself in the wild?
The United Nations have declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development – we asked PUREists to share what sustainable tourism means to them and how they’re living up to the ethos.
Download our first ever trend report, featuring insights from the PURE Press Roundtable.
Hear Senior Editor at Condé Nast Traveler US Paul Brady give us his prediction for the next big trend in experiential travel.
Get the inside track on what’s coming next for experiential travel from Porter’s Travel Director, Catherine Fairweather.
Founder of SUITCASE Magazine Serena Guen shares her predictions for how tech innovations will impact travel trends.
Get the lowdown on emerging travel trends from freelance travel writer Debbie Pappyn.
Hear what Condé Nast Traveler China Features Editor Guannan Huang had to say at the 2016 PURE Press Roundtable.
Is anything really new? Hear Founder & CEO of Fathom Pavia Rosati’s take on the next big trend in experiential travel.
Editor-in-Chief of Travel Weekly and Press Roundtable moderator Arnie Weissman gives his prediction for the next big trend in experiential travel.
Ponant’s Le Boréal is a cruiser for travellers who don’t like cruisers, as adept at breaking ice in Antarctica as she is slipping gracefully through the Panama Channel.
Stanley Stewart embarks on a trek in Kenya’s Loita Hills with a group of Maasai elders, getting their take on bachelor life.
Meat production is responsible for 18% of greenhouse gas emissions – that’s more than the world’s cars, trains and planes put together. Make it your New Year resolution to contribute to the solution.
Purposeful travel with a focus on finding true treasures is not only a trend, but a movement towards culturally responsible tourism and philanthropy.
Design is just a state of mind according to Yatzer’s Costas Voyatzis, as he takes us through the true meaning of mindfulness when applied to travel experiences.
We hear Lapland is a bit busy at this time of year… So why not cross the Norwegian Sea for a white Christmas in Greenland instead?
Katie Palmer discovers the true value of education at EFA’s boarding house in Asni.
Stanley Stewart climbs aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, only to find himself surrounded by characters straight out of an Agatha Christie novel.
Small promises to help reduce climate change – like those many pledged at PURE 2016 – can be significant if taken on a large scale; especially considering that some may never walk on their own soil again.
Witnessing the revival of the once near-derelict, now turned high-end retreat: Italian mountain village, Santo Stefano di Sessanio.
Marcella Echavarria explores dining experiences that go back to the roots of a destination, in more ways than one.