Much like travel, the more fantastical and irrational one's experience with art, the better! James Davidson reports on art projects that are making travellers searching for that extra emotional pull come flocking.
With a few exceptions, conservation has traditionally been seen as a man’s world. However, an emerging generation of determined African women are flipping the script and bringing new solutions to Africa’s conservation challenges. Diana Odero and Olivia Squire meet a few of these pioneers.
From underwater art installations to mountaintop museums; creative communities in the Arctic Circle to high rises bursting with greenery in Milan: today’s most audacious architects are taking a space age approach to design. Lisa Davidson takes us on a guide through the world’s most extreme architecture.
Be Good is a series that uncovers travel projects that are not simply paying lip service to the growing importance of doing the right thing. First up is a man who's fighting against marine pollution by making ‘bottle boats’.
Let's put the wild back into the wilderness: Alladale founder Paul Lister is on a rewilding mission to restore balance to the fragile Scottish ecosystem – he explains why support from tourism is a crucial tool in turning his dream into a reality.
Out of the skies and on to the tracks: train travel is due to boom. Understand its growing appeal and take a peak at the lush trains that are paving the way for the development of this trend in luxury travel.
The boom of Chinese farmhouses in countryside regions echoes a new societal phenomenon similar to the Brooklyn-isation of the Western World, as younger generations seek a different lifestyle away from the urban tempo.
Can’t see the wood for the trees? Luxury travel brands need to step outside their own industry and start thinking big picture in order to spot the travel trends of the future, explains TrendWatching’s David Mattin.
Symbolic, visceral and more closely linked to memory than any other sense, smell is a powerful brand language that convincingly conveys identity and differentiation; so why are many brands yet to crack the code of olfactive branding?
“I do not put any limits when I dream for my guests, because these are the most important moments of their lives…” Driven by a philosophy of putting clients first, creator of Maison des Rêves, Thierry Teyssier, is truly an architect of dreams. He talks to Cynthia Rosenfeld about his latest fantasy-worthy ventures, and how he’s reconstructing conventions on guest experience.
For the longest time the travel industry has been obsessed with authenticity, but what happens when the real world just isn’t that appealing? James Davidson charts the emergence of New Escapism, where travellers are immersed in highly choreographed, complete and utter fantasy.
New technology is causing a storm in the travel industry, enabling consumers to experience the world the cleverer and craftier ways. Get acquainted with five gadgets that are impacting everything from communication to healing.