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SPOTLIGHT ON Shannon Knapp, President & CEO, The Leading Hotels of the World

LHW recently announced the addition of eight new members to their portfolio and has an anticipated 13 new builds across the world in 2021. Shannon Knapp is optimistic about the recovery of luxury travel and tells us about where she is seeing demand and how the pandemic has influenced consumer behavior.

Klein JAN Restaurant Opens at Tswalu Kalahari-South Africa’s most Immersive and game-changing dining experience

After three years of research into the culinary traditions and ingredients of the cultures and communities that call the Kalahari home, South Africa’s first Michelin-starred chef, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, has opened Restaurant Klein JAN at Tswalu Kalahari.

SPOTLIGHT ON Diego Angarita, General Manager of Four Seasons Resort and Residences Anguilla

Anguilla has been protected from COVID by creating a bubble and closing their borders. While this held the pandemic at bay it has consequences for the travel industry. Diego Angarita tells us how they have weathered the storm and are positive for the future.

SPOTLIGHT ON Nils-Arne Schroeder, Global Brand Head, Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Head of Luxury & Lifestyle, Asia Pacific

Hilton launched their CleanStay this summer and has focused on meeting the ever-changing needs of their guests, introducing WorkSpaces by Hilton for those that need a quiet alternative to home. Nils-Arne also talks about exciting new projects in the pipeline and the long term influence the pandemic will have on luxury travel.