Industry Trend Update, Q317
25 July 2017

Industry Trend Update, Q317

The Dovetail Agency

Luxury travel continues to redefine itself, evolving to meet the demands of the savvy traveller.  We want less, more, Wi-Fi, digital detox...Confused? Here’s what’s clear in current trends. And then there’s the right luggage, and skincare to accompany it all.
 
More people than ever are choosing to cruise. While larger cruise ships continue to expand in terms of capacity and offer - Norwegian Cruise Lines will premiere the world’s first “racetrack” at sea this summer in partnership with Ferrari - the luxury cruise industry will see a significant growth in small cruise itineraries that allow travellers to get to the heart of a destination. SeaDream Yacht Club cruises, pictured above, offer intimate excursions with just 112 guests and a crew of 95.

Skift, an innovative travel news, trends and analysis company, recently held its first ever Forum Europe in London. Speaking at the event, Design Hotels CEO Claus Sendlinger shared his experience