HOTEL & TOURISM SMARTreport #40

 

2018 Autumn Edition


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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS
EVENTS
ELITE TRAVEL TRENDS

In the field with YURIY HOROVYY

Trending Spas

AMERICAS & THE CARIBBEAN

In the field with MARY GOSTELOW

Facts & Figures

Transport

Trending Destination

Trending Hotels

INNOVATIONS & TECHNOLOGIES

In The Field With DAVID ESSERYK

Editorial  | THE SMARTreport – 40 EDITIONS, AND NEVER LOOKED YOUNGER!

There’s nothing like a round number as cause for celebration, and this edition is our lucky number 40.

In this edition, we are honoured to have the participation of Alex Sharpe – President and CEO, of the Signature Travel Network – who explains the “raison d’être” of his organisation and how it adds value in the marketplace. Our thanks also go to Laura Turner Seydel of Ted Turner Expeditions for her valuable time and contribution. We attended the Signature Owners’ Meeting in Florida, as well as yet again being invited to Virtuoso Travel Week in Las Vegas, this time also as contributing editor to Virtuoso’s newsletter. Another major piece of news this year is that while we have, for some years, been publishers of ITB Berlin News, in 2018 we are also official publishers of ITB China News and ITB Asia News… not forgetting IFTM Daily in Paris. This gives our staff an unparalleled vision of the industry at large – enabling us to “put things in perspective”.

We are also proud to have some exceptional new contributors, in the shape of luxury travel “legend” Mary Gostelow, and the very savvy and proficient Virtuoso member Yuriy Horovyy of London’s Almont Travel, added to our long time contributing “tech guru” David Esseryk.

We trust it will all lead to an even more interesting read for you. Don’t hesitate to give us your feedback and comments.

Richard Barnes – Editor-in-Chief