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Past events

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

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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Jun 22, 2020

Design Re-Invention Series by Delivering Asia Communications – Glamping – Hotels Beyond Four Walls | Webinar

Luca Franco, Luxury Frontiers CEO and Founder, joined a webinar on the topic of Tent Design Re-invention as part of a series of web events moderated by David Johnson, CEO of Delivering Asia Communications. Watch the webinar to hear Luca discuss Luxury Frontiers' bespoke design and development process for tented camp projects, from conception to completion and everything in between.

The webinar aired 8PM PST June 22nd / 4AM GMT June 23rd / 10AM ICT June 23rd. To watch the whole webinar, click on "Learn More" below.

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Jun 03, 2020

South American Hotel Investment Conference (SAHIC) | Webinar

Luxury Frontiers CEO and Founder, Luca Franco, joined episode 11 of SAHIC's e-meetings, which were created to highlight the Latin American and Caribbean perspective on the COVID-19 worldwide crisis. A panel of industry specialists focused on the topic "Luxury Experiences in the Era of COVID-19," and the session was moderated by Arturo García Rosa, the President and Founder of SAHIC.

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Apr 24, 2020

BLLA – The Unfamiliar Shift of Adventure Boutique | WEBINAR

Luxury Frontiers CEO and Founder, Luca Franco, joined BLLA for an episode of their webinar series titled 'The Unfamiliar Shift of Adventure Boutique'.  Luca Franco was featured alongside Peter Mack, Founder and CEO of Collective Retreats. The discussion was moderated by Amy Jakubowski, Founder of AEJ Collective, and Ariela Kiradjian, Partner and COO at BLLA and Co-Founder of StayBoutique. Luca covered the topics of rewilding, the Luxury Frontiers business model, and more.  

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Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 11, 2019

Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) | Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Luca Franco joined the "The Edge of Wildness - Adventure Tourism Luxury Concepts" panel at the AHIC Conference hosted in Ras Al Khaimah. This discussion examined the untapped potential of this market and asked questions such as, "What are the key things that need to be in place to drive this segment? Where is the potential for investors? What are some success stories to learn from?"

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Apr 03, 2019 - Apr 04, 2019

Hotel Investment Conference – South Asia (HICSA) 2019 | Mumbai, India

Luca Franco was a keynote speaker at HICSA, the most influential hotel investment conference in South Asia. He discussed unique tented architecture and the application of tented accommodation concepts in the South Asian lodging marketplace.

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