Luxury travel- (3)

Too much visual information and not enough solid, reliable , trustworthy facts?

Not enough education and awareness building by luxury travel marketers?

Misidentification of the luxury traveler?

You'd think that the "rich and famous" would naturally be drawn to top hotel brands, names synonymous with luxury like the Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons.

But Luxury Daily in an article by Joe McCarthy, says it ain't necessarily so.

Apparently very few of the top 10% of the wealthy "have experience wi

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9008627292?profile=originalI was there, January 11, 2007,  when the venerable Ritz-Carlton in Boston's historic Back Bay  was sold to the Taj Hotels and Palaces Of India, one of Asia's largest hotel company,

Bostonians, and much of the East Coast Establishment, cried "heresy."

A tradition and an emotional landmark was gone, sold to foreigners, for one  hundred seventy million dollars.

The Ritz was not just a hotel.  It was a  Boston icon, a place for High Tea, Martinis, a watering hole for "Boston Brahmins,"  the city's ru
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Wrong Goals in  Arab World Tourism Development

The usually upbeat Arab  was, as usual, upbeat in projecting solid growth for Middle East tourism, even as it writes of 2011 because of home-grown revolutions against Arab dictators.

Quite literally banking on the area’s historic and religious sites, its world-class shopping, infrastructure and growing wealth, the site reports that “the tourism industry is resolutely optimistic.”

Quoting a spokesperson from Starwood Hotels & Resorts, which inc
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