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Japanese whiskey consumption in the US is exploding—and now Japanese gin and vodka, too
What Luxury Travel Looks Like in 2020

What Luxury Travel Looks Like in 2020

Change is constant and continuous. That’s why a listing of the new trends that will be impacting luxury travel during 2020 must, in addition to peering into the future, include a look back in
Indonesia’s Wake Cup Coffee is the latest entrant in India’s fast-growing cafe market

Indonesia’s Wake Cup Coffee is the latest entrant in India’s fast-growing cafe market

India is now the world’s 10th fastest growing market for specialist coffee and tea retail chains.
Global pizza domination makes Italy the world’s leading cuisine “exporter”

Global pizza domination makes Italy the world’s leading cuisine “exporter”

In many countries, Italian is the second-most consumed cuisine, according to new research.
India’s biggest watchmaker wants to become the country’s go-to sari brand

India’s biggest watchmaker wants to become the country’s go-to sari brand

India’s biggest watchmaker is going the whole nine yards to scale up its nascent sari business. Titan Company, best known for its eponymous watches that…
India’s air is deathly toxic, but Indians don’t want to buy air purifiers

India’s air is deathly toxic, but Indians don’t want to buy air purifiers

Delhi chokes every year in November and December. As winter peaks, low wind speeds in the land-locked state lead to high concentration of air pollutants.…
Why Short-Term Rentals Are Mainstream and Booming

Why Short-Term Rentals Are Mainstream and Booming

We are witnessing an evolution as more traditional hotel companies add alternative accommodations — and homesharing companies such as Airbnb add hotels. This piece gives a good summary of the ways
Travel Companies Face a Trust Deficit Unless They Reset Use of Customer Data

Travel Companies Face a Trust Deficit Unless They Reset Use of Customer Data

An established order can only endure if it can take in outsiders. Rome fell to the barbarians, while the British upper class has assimilated celebrities and immigrants. Travel sellers like Google and

Brands Must Rethink Engagement With the New Digitally Connected Traveler

Widespread digital connectivity has created a generation of travelers who are more impatient, demanding, and savvy than ever before. Travel brands must adapt to meet those needs. -Hannah Sampson
Hong Kong Is Top City for International Visitors Despite China Tensions

Hong Kong Is Top City for International Visitors Despite China Tensions

Hong Kong has the benefit of being located next to mainland China, the world's largest outbound travel market. But Greece and Italy, benefiting from turmoil in Tunisia and Egypt, are among the more