A sumptuous room at the Shangri-La Hotel in Hong Kong. Any guest staying in a room like this should have been delivered by a chauffeured luxury car.
Global consumer interest in luxury hotels has increased by 7.7% over the past twelve months. All three hotels categories have benefitted from increased interest, but the biggest rise was within the Luxury Exclusive category, with almost 10% growth year-on-year (+9.6%).
Four Seasons leads the Luxury Exclusive Category while Langham is the fastest growing brand with +26% consumer interest year-on-year.
At Luxury Hospitality 2014, organized by the International New York Times, Digital Luxury Group (DLG) in partnership with the Chair of Luxury Hospitality of Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), Prof. Samad Laaroussi, unveils the results of the World Luxury Index Hotels 2014.