21 February 2018
Robb Report: Is the Traditional Hotel Chain Dead? Three industry titans weigh in

BY AMY LOUISE BAILEY ON FEBRUARY 19, 2018

Way up in the heavens of the luxury hotel game is Amanthe innovative chain that has been setting a new tone in travel since its first property opened in Thailand in 1988. The brand’s die-hard fans follow it around the globe, from Cambodia to the Caribbean, embracing each new property for its deep connection to the destination in which it resides—something, Aman’s chairman and CEO Vladislav Doronin says cannot be captured at an Airbnb.

“Airbnb is not our competitor,” Doronin explains. “ We pay attention to details—we don’t just sell accommodations. We are known for offering adventurers the chance to experience intimate hideaways closely linked to areas of outstanding natural beauty or UNESCO World Heritage Sites.”

Read the full article here: http://robbreport.com/travel/hotels/is-the-traditional-hotel-chain-dead-2779282/