Tmall Luxury Pavilion Marks 3 Years with Innovative Experiences

When Alibaba first launched its luxury platform a short three years ago, top-tier brands still viewed e-commerce with caution. How times have changed.

Luxury players had historically been skeptical of the value of moving online and into digital shopping environments, concerned that doing so would lead to a loss of their brand equities and exclusivity. Now, though, the industry is accelerating its shift to digital, with some of the biggest

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Castle Howard and York Minster make Lonely Planet’s list of world’s best travel experiences

Two visitor attractions in Yorkshire have been included in travel guide Lonely Planet’s list of the top 500 experiences in the world.

Thursday, 8th October 2020, 2:56 pm

Updated Thursday, 8th October 2020, 3:00 pm
Castle Howard
Castle Howard

York Minster and the Castle Howard estate are among 34 British entries to be featured in the second edition of the Ultimate Travel List – more than any other country.

‘Experiences’ must

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Lonely Planet Announces 2nd Edition Of Bestselling Ultimate Travel List Book — And U.S. Destinations and Experiences Rank High

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Twenty-nine of the world’s best travel experiences are in the United States, according to leading global travel authority Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List released today.  

Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List is the 2nd edition of the travel powerhouse’s bestselling coffee table book. It’s the definitive wish-list of the 500 most thrilling, memorable and interesting travel experiences in the world –

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Most Interesting Immersive Art Experiences Around the World

There is a museum for just about everything if you look hard enough, but these attractions take the traditional experience of passively viewing art and flip it on its head. They encourage visitors to interact with the exhibits—at a safe distance from others and with a variety of new safety measures in place such as disinfectants, one-way traffic plans, reduced visitor capacity and more—and experience art in a new way.

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Amazon jumps into virtual tourism, offering live one-on-one experiences around the world

At left, Hongying Tang of HQ Tourism Services points to the Saint Lawrence River during a virtual tour of Quebec City as part of the Amazon Explore beta. At right, Daniela Elias of Signature Tours shows the empanadas she made during a one-on-one virtual cooking class from Buenos Aires.

One morning last week, I went on a walking tour of Quebec City with an experienced local tour guide, from the

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Singapore Airlines launches experiences and tours in place of flights to nowhere

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched the Discover Your Singapore Airlines suite of experiences, comprising three exciting and all-new initiatives for customers over the next few weeks.

They include an dining experience with SIA’s award-winning service inside the Airbus A380, behind-the-scenes tour of the national carrier’s training facilities, as well as items from the SIA Business and First Class menu delivered to homes. 



a person sitting at a table with a plate of food: The Discover Your Singapore Airlines suite of experiences, comprising three exciting and all-new initiatives for customer in Singapore. Photo courtesy: SIA


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The Discover Your Singapore Airlines suite

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4 travel experiences to explore in South Africa

By Travel Reporter Time of article publishedSep 15, 2020

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Shaun Lamont, Managing Director of First Group Hotels and Resorts, believes that exploring your home country will not only allow you to escape the lockdown fatigue but also contribute to the economy and job creation.

He shares four travel experiences to explore in South Africa:

Sandy beaches

From Cape Town to Durban, to the

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Three European Resorts Offering New Wellness, Family and Luxury Experiences, Safely

Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay

When it’s safe to travel again, Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay, Marbella Club, and Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort — will welcome guests back with a treasure trove of exciting, reimagined experiences and offerings, whilst always keeping in mind the safety and comfort of all guests. 

Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay — an imitable five-star Balearic hotspot on the shores of tucked away, Talamanca Bay — has launched

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A lifetime of experiences inspired Red Wing travel agent

“I had never been on a plane,” Orr said, “and I went to Germany and fell so deeply in love with the German culture. Then it grew to European culture. I went over there, and it lit a fire.”

Orr studied French at the University of Minnesota for a year. She spent another year studying Swedish, and she recently finished a class in Italian.

“I am a language freak,” she

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