Retail Hotels, Hospitality & Travel Asia

Delivery & Logistics Digital P2P Platform Offers Book Access For Literature-Scarce Venezuela

Ongoing humanitarian crises in the South American country inspired an innovative peer-to-peer analog book exchange, helping citizens form networks to access increasingly scarce literature

Brand Activation & Immersion Airbnb Enters Luxury Hotel Space With New York Skyscraper Properties

The homesharing app hopes to capture the spend of its millennial demographic as they age into professional travel and increased income with apartment-style suites at Rockefeller Plaza

Consumer Goods Storefront Op-Ed: Three Reasons To Open A B2B Pop-Up Store

Author Allison Hékimian makes the case for using the typical B2C strategy for business relations, explaining the opportunity to establish resource partnerships and reinvent the showroom concept

Automotive Ford Enhances The Ownership Experience With Rewards Program And At-Home Repairs

Ford is aiming to create an ecosystem for customers, further training staff and enabling on-demand repair services alongside launching a loyalty program

Design Los Angeles' Halcyon Hotel Is An Experiential Extension Of A Candle Brand

The hopsitality-meets-candles hotel is a forthcoming concept focusing on mood, scent and storytelling for an immersive boutique experience

Home Vacation Platform Vacasa And Wayfair Homegoods Launch Interior Design Program

Vacasa is hoping to gain consumer appeal by helping its vacation rental owners furnish their spaces with the retailer's trendy and affordable designs

Loyalty & Membership Carro Offers Car Renters Subscription-Based Service

Carro launches as Singapore's first-ever subscription-based car service offering a flat monthly fee and flexible ownership options

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel PAX Partnership Elevates 4/20 And Expands Cannabis' Place In Tourism And Luxury Retail

Portable vaporizer brand PAX is partnering with TAO Los Angeles and the Dream Hollywood hotel to sell and educate on its products in an environment defined by luxury and hospitality

Advertising How Innovative Beverage Retailers Like Johnnie Walker Are Enabling Immersive Brand Experiences

From beer-themed airliners to experiential retail stores, here's how today's leading beverage brands are driving engagement with customers

Beauty Coachella Attendees Can Shop Their Festival Necessities On Amazon Storefront

The etailer launched a digital storefront designed to function as a one-stop-shop for attendees' festival needs, aligning with younger consumers through occasion-based marketing

Fashion & Apparel Galeries Lafayette Launches Paris Concept To Invigorate Department Store Scene

The Paris retail mainstay is opening an outlet on the Champs-Elysées as an experimental fashion laboratory for cutting-edge brands and digital tech, aiming to create a day-trip destination for tourists and luxury customers alike

Post Purchase Service & Support Alibaba's Mobile-First FlyZoo Hotel Lets Guests Navigate With Their Face

The first hotel from the ecommerce mainstay lets guests access elevators and rooms through facial recognition, book and check in via the app, and even order more towels through a room robot

Luxury Costa Cruises Curates Luxury Onboard Retail For Chinese Travelers

The luxury cruise liner created a retail experience aimed at its Chinese customers who are looking for high-end goods, featuring Bulgari, Salvatore Ferragamo and more

Health How Airports And Airlines Like Cathay Pacific Are Prioritizing Wellness & Relaxation

Catering to consumers' interest in wellness, airports are upgrading the travel experience with yoga, meditation and other calming activities