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Oct 07, 2021 - Oct 09, 2021

ISHC Conference

CEO & Founder of Luxury Frontiers, Luca Franco, will be speaking at the 2021 Annual ISHC Conference, themed Together in Hospitality, held over October 7-9 at The Gwen Hotel in Chicago. 

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Past events

The team members of Luxury Frontiers have presented at a number of recent industry events, including the following:

Aug 24, 2021 - Aug 25, 2021

HD Expo + Conference

Luca Franco, CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers, will be speaking at the HR Expo + Concert taking place over August 24-25, 2021 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Luca will be speaking on the topic of 'Mindful Travel: Exploring the Paradigm Shift' on a panel with: 

 Robin Staten, Founder + CEO, Tiny Urban Escapes

 Kia Weatherspoon, President + Design Advocate, Determined by Design

 Todd Stevens, Associate Principal | Director of New Work, Cuningham

 Matt Judge, Vice President Design + Experience, Sonder

 Damon Lawrence, CEO, Homage Hospitality

"HD Expo + Conference is the largest hospitality event of its kind in the country, showcasing the latest products, services, and innovative developments from the industry’s leading manufacturers."

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Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021

AHIC 2021

Luca Franco, CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers, will be speaking at the Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) taking place over September 20-22, 2021 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.

"To navigate this new era shaped by the Great Reset, we are bringing together the active and close-knit communities of the Arabian Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC), Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC), Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF).

Under the new banner of the Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC)
, these communities will bring a larger group of investors, and leading stakeholders, creating a robust buyer and seller platform with more opportunities under one roof. With their presence, we can have the much-needed conversations to rise from this pandemic together, enhancing the value of market insights, networking, time spent, and the potential of partnerships and opportunities."

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Jun 18, 2021 - Jun 19, 2021

Eco Hotel Restart Summit

Luca Franco, CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers, and Graeme Labe, Managing Director and Head of Design and Development for Luxury Frontiers, will both be leading sessions at the 2021 Eco Hotel Restart Summit. The event will take place over two days and feature workshops from other experts in the field about how to come back better, stronger and greener. 

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May 24, 2021 - May 26, 2021

Arabian Travel Market

CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers, Luca Franco, will be speaking at the Arabian Travel Market virtual conference over May 24-26th, 2021. Luca will be participating in a panel titled, "Alternative Lodging: From Luxury cabins to Eco tents - one of the fastest growing touristic offerings", on Monday May 24. The panel features other industry professionals including James Wrenn, Associate Director of Colliers Hotels MENA, Chris Nader, Experiential Lodging Advisor, and Angus Houston, Founding Partner of International Vendor Management. 

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Apr 06, 2021 - Apr 07, 2021

Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA 2021)

Our CEO and Founder, Luca Franco, will be speaking at The Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) 2021, a hybrid event hosted in New Delhi, India. Since its inaugural edition in 2005,The Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) has been an unequalled gathering platform for the hospitality industry the world over. The conference is valued for its content-rich sessions and excellent networking opportunities attracting the hospitality industry’s top brands, hotel owners, bankers, developers, and professional advisors from around the globeLuca will be discussing the Luxury Frontiers journey and the unique position we find ourselves in post-pandemic, under the topic: Out of Crisis Comes Evolution. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Skift Outdoor Summit

Director of Strategy and Development of Luxury Frontiers, JamieRose Briones, spoke at the Skift Outdoor Summit to join a conversation opposite Matt Gaghen, CEO of Under Canvas.

The discussion covered the topic, "Meeting the Growing Needs of Luxury Travelers Outdoor"  and addressed the growing interest from consumers in outdoor settings/glamping, the reasons why investors are keen to enter this growing space, and the opportunities to reinvent hospitality, as well. It was moderated by Skift's hospitality reporter, Cameron Sperance

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Jan 27, 2021 - Jan 28, 2021

Eco Hotel Investment Summit: Funding World-Changing Hospitality

The Eco Hotel Investment Summit promises two days of talks and networking for those seeking funding and investors in the eco sphere over January 27-28, 2021.  Luca Franco, CEO & Founder of Luxury Frontiers, will be discussing the topic of 'The Roadmap of Investment for an Experiential Resort Project' at 27 January 2021, 3:00 am PST.

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Oct 12, 2020

BoHo News: The Future of Experiential Travel | Podcast

Luca Franco, CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers joined Boutique Hotel News editor Eloise Hanson to talk about the changing perceptions of luxury travel, the opportunities to generate revenue off-property, and the future of experiential travel.

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Sep 22, 2020

Real Estate Insights from Savills: Will COVID-19 Change The Way We Travel | Podcast

Luca joins Panelists Raymond Clement, Managing Director of Savills Hotels, Caspar Schmidt, Owner and Founder of QCC Collection, and James McBride, CEO and Partner of NIHI Hotels, as they discuss how the pandemic may lead to long-lasting changes in travel habits, including more intra-regional trips, an accelerated drive towards nature-focused and sustainable tourism, and how there is likely to be considerable M&A activity in the sector.

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Aug 19, 2020

The Luxury Renaissance Show: The Future of Meaningful Experiences | Webinar

Luca Franco, CEO and Founder of Luxury Frontiers, joined The Luxury Renaissance Show on Wednesday, August 19th. In the show’s second episode, Luca joined Dr. Martina Olbertova and Angela Turner to explore the Future of Meaningful Luxury Experiences, where the luxury travel industry is headed, the value of experiential luxury that transcends the here and now, and the future of creating meaningful luxury experiences in the new post-pandemic world.

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Jul 28, 2020

Eco Hotel Summit – Developing Experiential Travel | Webinar

Luca's interview titled 'Designing and Building an Eco Hotel' was live on July 28th at 10AM BST / 5AM EDT / 2AM PDT. To watch the replay, click here.

Luca also joined a panel discussion titled ‘The Competitive Edge - If Hospitality Gets Greener -- How will we see the forest for the trees?’ To watch the full panel video, click here.


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Jun 26, 2020

TL Talks Global | Webinar

Luca Franco, Luxury Frontiers CEO and Founder, joined TL Talks Global discussing innovation and how it is essential in times of crisis.

Luca was joined by Melissa Bradley, Founder and CEO of Indagare Travel, James McBride, Sumba CEO, and Andy Levine, Founder and CEO of DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co, and the webinar was moderated by Tina Lyra of TL Portfolio.

To watch the full webinar, click on "Learn More" below.

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