LUXURY VIDEO AND MARKETING AGENCY APPOINTED TO PROMOTE THE ICONIC KATIKIES RESORTS & CLUB THROUGH A NEW BRAND FILM CAMPAIGN.
Katikies Resorts & Club, managed by Hotel Brain, is an iconic collection of award-winning, luxury boutique hotels, located on the islands of Mykonos and Santorini. With a portfolio of seven five-star properties, Katikies Resorts & Club aim to be the symbol of what today’s travellers have come to expect and to provide an experiential and aesthetic differentiation that is literally impossible to match.
From Scottish Castles to elegant English mansion houses, the Robert Parker Collection is all about grand buildings in grand locations. The five properties will be receiving the VIP treatment, as they become the latest destinations for which we shall be providing social media marketing.
Alistair Forrest has more than 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry and is a Member of the UK's Institute of Hospitality (MIH). He has an impressive CV having successfully managed hotels and resorts in his native Scotland, the Seychelles, Vietnam, Maldives the UK and Antigua, Barbados, St. Lucia and Nevis in the Caribbean.
OUR TOP 5 DESTINATIONS TO PUT A SPRING IN YOUR STEP
After a heavy dose of the winter blues, you could do with a taste of springtime sunshine! The season of new life is best enjoyed surrounded by light, bright opulence and surrounded by idyllic natural beauty. Here we’ve gathered the five destinations that provide the ultimate spring escape…
When the world gets too much, a little ‘you time’ is mandatory. If that time is spent surrounded by luxury, all the better! That’s why we’ve picked the finest spas from all around the world, all of which provide unique wellness and beauty treatments, as well as breathtaking surroundings. So, sit back, relax, and take a moment to discover your newly found oasis…
The celebrities of Hollywood may leave some with stars in their eyes, but there are a selection of places where glamour and glitz are well within reach. Here we have compiled a countdown of the most heavenly places on Earth, where both you and the famous figures of Hollywood can come to play:
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO WELCOME OUR LATEST CLIENT; LUXURIA
Luxuria, is a premier bespoke luxury concierge service based in Kuwait. Their clientele make up the world's top business and social elites. They are committed to maintaining a trusted, physical presence amongst their Luxuria private members. They provide an experience of luxurious lifestyle management which online-based concierge services cannot provide.
Valentine’s Day is a time for no expense spared romance- treating the one you love to an experience they will remember for the rest of time. These five hotels are destinations that are guaranteed to conjure up magical memories, filled with love and luxury.
Once the joy and merriment of Christmas and the revelry of New Year celebrations are over, it is common to feel a little flat in the dark months of January. That is why we have selected a list of the Top 5 destinations for those in need of a little something to brighten up the depths of Winter! These hotels are just the place to relax and unwind in preparation for the year to come, giving you a well-deserved taste of paradise…
It is vital for a luxury hotel to be wonderfully opulent on the inside, providing guests with the most restful of experiences. However, the beauty should never end the moment someone steps out of the door. A hotel is made complete by its surroundings, namely the garden. This provides an oasis of calm where guests can indulge in al fresco relaxation, surrounded by the sounds and smells of a sunlit sanctuary. Read more to find out who has made it into our round-up of Top 5 Hotel gardens;
There is no finer feeling than stepping out of a plush, luxurious hotel straight onto warm, white sand. A selection of our hotel clients is blessed with a beachside setting, allowing their guests to indulge in serenity by the sea and under the sun. Here are the destinations with beaches to leave you breathless…
A brand new client has joined VIP Worldwide’s portfolio of clients, receiving their social media marketing services. The Shanti Hospitality Group is a hotel and leisure company, building and developing prestigious destinations and brands in the luxury hospitality sector. Their two properties, Shanti Maurice and Nira Caledonia, are VIP Worldwide’s new clients.
After a day of exploring a new world, where better to wash away your worries than in a blissful bath? Luxury hotels understand that the bathroom is more than just a place to wash- it is a place to unwind and sink into a world of serenity. Here we pick the top five examples of these most luxurious rooms…
The most wonderful time of the year is when the most magical memories are made. There are some destinations that go the extra mile to ensure that your Christmas getaway is full of festive cheer for all the family. Whether a traditionalist who enjoys roaring log fires, twinkling lights and snowball fights, or a lover of the contemporary Christmas, the following five hotels can give you a celebration to savour for years to come.
Shimmering azure waves, golden Italian sunshine and vibrant lemon groves are the subject of VIP Worldwide’s latest film. These were discovered on the breath taking Amalfi Coast at the Excelsior Vittoria in Sorrento, Italy.
THE FOUR HOTELS WITH THE MOST JAW-DROPPING POOL VIEWS
Guests expect the finest of facilities when they stay at luxury hotels, and usually, this is what they get. However, there are some destinations that have taken advantage of their location or exceptional architecture, to create the most enchanting of spaces. This is particularly the case with their pools, where the elements combine to make something exceptional.
Autumn is one of the most breathtaking seasons of the year, the transition from summer coolness to sumptuous cosiness being heralded by the warming glow of golden leaves. To experience this time of year in all its glory, there are certain destinations that are simply unforgettable.
INSPIRING NEW BRAND VIDEO FOR ESSQUE ZALU ZANZIBAR - THE STORY OF A STAY AT ESSQUE ZALU ZANZIBAR
As we know the luxury travel industry is a competitive field, but with this competition comes great innovation and creativity. The “life is perfect sometimes” campaign leverages the emotional power of storytelling through film and through harnessing the power of poetry. The internet is full of travel based quotes and poetry which can capture the joy of a destination or a moment and inspire people to take a journey.
JADE MOUNTAIN APPOINTS VIP WORLDWIDE TO PRODUCE A STRIKING RICH MEDIA CAMPAIGN TO DRIVE AWARENESS OF THE ICONIC RESORT
We warmly welcome Jade Mountain, St Lucia, a unique and luxurious hillside resort located in one of nature's most alluring settings to our VIP Portfolio! We look forward to bringing to life, the bold architectural design and mesmerising resort experiences through a rich media campaign of video, cinemagraphs and social media content.
NEW HOTEL MARKETING CAMPAIGN FOR A TRIUMVIRATE OF GRACE HOTELS AMERICAS
We are delighted to welcome Grace Hotels Americas to our VIP Portfolio. We will be turning “views into value” with 3 new film campaigns for 3 signature properties with its own story forming part of a triumvirate of historic luxury Grace hotels across New England.
LATIN AMERICA’S ULTIMATE HIDEAWAY THE TY WARNER MANSION IS BROUGHT TO LIFE IN NEW FILM CAMPAIGN
Working closely with Rosewood Resorts the film reveals the full extent of the luxury mansion from day to night and also shows a range of personalised, private and luxurious experiences that guests may choose during their stay for their private butler to orchestrate.
VIP WORLDWIDE PRODUCE A NEW FILM CAMPAIGN FOR HOTEL DU CAP-EDEN-ROC, CÔTE D’AZUR, FRANCE, A RETREAT FOR THE CREATIVE SPIRITED SINCE 1870
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc has historically been an inspirational retreat for writers and the creative spirited, indeed she was the elegant hotel in Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender is the night. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc presides over Antibes with an aura of magnificent glamour, with a distinguished guest list of royalty, dignitaries and Hollywood stars. Kennedy, Windsor, Dietrich, Greene, Hemingway and Scott Fitzgerald; just some of the names that have created the myth of Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.
VIRTUAL REALITY AND FILM CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES FOR LAS VENTANAS AL PARAÍSO, A ROSEWOOD RESORT
VIP Worldwide have produced and directed a range of virtual reality experiences, promotional film and social media clips to Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort. This rich media content helps to bring to life a range of unique personalised, private and luxurious experiences. We tell the story visually of their refined hospitality, artistry and craftsmanship. Through the series of films & VR experiences we have ensured that they have the assets in place to reach new audiences and create new immersive viewing experiences.
VIP WORLDWIDE DEVELOP BESPOKE VIRTUAL REALITY APP FOR LUXURY HOSPITALITY SECTOR WITH BOOK NOW FEATURE!
VIP Worldwide's Virtual Reality development team have designed, developed and produced a be-spoke Virtual Reality (VR) APP for the luxury hospitality sector. The VIP VR APP has a built in BOOK NOW feature as a call to action throughout the APP experience which takes the viewer straight to the booking engine.
VIP WORLDWIDE PRODUCE ARTISTIC HOSPITALITY TEASER CAMPAIGN TO LAUNCH PALÁCIO TANGARÁ
The Oetker Collection appoint VIP Worldwide to produce and direct signature brand opening mobile teaser. The launch of the latest masterpiece hotel marks a new era for the luxury collection as they expand into the Americas for the first time.
LOOK BEFORE YOU BOOK! VIRTUAL REALITY CAMPAIGN AND NEW MOVIE LAUNCHES FOR FOUR SEASONS THE BILTMORE, SANTA BARBARA
A favoured retreat of old Hollywood and America's elite selected VIP Worldwide to produce a new Virtual Reality campaign and promotional movie. Set amongst 22-acres of lush jungle and tranquil gardens, Four Seasons Resort the Biltmore Santa Barbara defines luxury living and service on the American Riviera. It’s the consummate destination for history and culture seekers or business travellers wanting world-class accommodations on an oceanfront setting with modern luxuries.
VIP WORLDWIDE LAUNCH LUXURY HIGH END BEAUTY BRAND MAROCMAROC’S WEBSITE AND E-SHOP
The website, which has been built and designed by VIP Worldwide, reflects the brand with a fresh clean and elegant look. It has enhanced usability, as well as richer, inspirational and carefully curated content. The new website was built from the ground up and also includes an e-commerce store for the range of products. The fluid design appeals to a global audience and offers an engaging on-line experience.
VIRTUAL REALITY TO CAPTURE YOUR GUESTS IMAGINATION
WHY VIRTUAL REALITY SHOULD BE CENTRAL TO YOUR MARKETING STRATEGY
As award winning content creators, we are always looking for new ways to create Virtual Reality [VR] experiences that will enthral and fascinate your guests.
Using our cutting-edge technology, we create striking 360° environments that truly immerse your guests. VR demands the attention of your audience like no other medium. Our VR team use 360° HD and ULTRA HD cameras to produce real film content for our developers to create a fully immersive and interactive experience. The possibilities are endless for hotels, resorts and other tourist destinations.
Our latest collaboration will be with one of the most prestigious resorts in the world- Sandy Lane, Barbados. It is so easy to see why this resort has become the favourite haunt of the glitterati and royal society.
Corris Little, Digital Content Editor interviewed CEO, David Beasley for the March edition of Hotel Business Magazine. The interview focused upon the use of virtual reality to create real sales opportunities. Hotel Business Magazine is the leading source of hospitality news for owners, developers, brands, management companies, brokers, lenders, REITs and asset managers.
Watch the Hot Off The Press video introduction from the March 7, 2017 edition as Editor Christina Trauthwein previews the latest issue of Hotel Business magazine, with industry icon Barry Sternlicht as the cover story.
A NEW PARTNERSHIP IS BORN WITH LAPITA HOTEL, DUBAI – EAST MEETS WEST
Following a competitive tender, we were awarded the contract to produce a range of Virtual Reality experiences, a main promotional movie and short social media video edits to help drive the Lapita Hotel’s marketing strategy.
Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria is one of the Leading Hotels of the World. It boasts great charm, a rich history and offers its guests luxury service with the greatest comforts. This iconic Amalfi Coast hotel was founded by the Fiorentino family in 1834 in Sorrento. The family's fifth generation is running the hotel today, keeping alive a long tradition in the name of the Italian hospitality excellence.
VIP WORLDWIDE ANNOUNCES CLIENT WIN AND NEW VIDEO CAMPAIGN TO LAUNCH
We are delighted to announce that we are working with award -wining property, Mohonk Mountain House in the Hudson Valley, producing a video campaign encapsulating all the seasons. The grand 251-room national historic landmark overlooks a mountain lake on a lofty crag of the Shawangunk Ridge, just 90 miles north of New York City. We shall be taking advantage of this extraordinary setting in our series of films. The main promotional films will also be supported with a range of social media video clips.
VIRTUAL REALITY FOR LUXURY HOTELS, RESORTS AND DESTINATIONS
As CEO of VIP Worldwide, an international luxury hospitality film and marketing agency, I am consistently striving to discover new ways for our clients to reach and engage with their target demographic. The modern traveller is curious and savvy, which means they neither require or appreciate traditional sales techniques. Virtual reality (VR) is revolutionising the way hotels communicate with the world. Marketing with virtual reality is here and it’s here to stay.
VILLA MAURESQUE BASED IN THE COTE D'AZUR, FRANCE APPOINTS VIP WORLDWIDE
VIP Worldwide Social Media team has been tasked with managing the hotel’s social media and content marketing.
Luxuriously boutique and steeped in history, this 19th-century villa soaks up plenty of sunshine. TV fans will recognise as the twice-used location for The Bachelor (UK) reality show. Romance comes guaranteed!
We were delighted to arrange the “secret” location for Inthefrow Victoria Magrath MISSION IMPECCABLE. With a PHD in fashion and a global audience, Victoria is the lady behind the award-winning fashion, travel and beauty blog, Inthefrow.We can now announce that The Lanesborough, London was the chosen location as she revealed the latest Ted Baker Christmas collection in the Royal Suite.
FS THE BILTMORE CHOOSE VIP WORLDWIDE TO PRODUCE VIRTUAL REALITY AND FILM CAMPAIGN
A favoured retreat of old Hollywood and America's elite selects VIP Worldwide to produce a new Virtual Reality campaign. Set amongst 22-acres of lush jungle and tranquil gardens, Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara defines luxury living and service on the American Riviera. It’s the consummate destination for history and culture seekers or business travellers wanting world-class accommodations on an oceanfront setting with modern luxuries.
A VERY BRITISH PRODUCTION - THE LANESBOROUGH LIFESTYLE CAPTURED BY VIP WORLDWIDE
Following a comprehensive and meticulous refurbishment overseen by designer Alberto Pinto, The Lanesborough presents bedrooms and dining rooms restored to their original Georgian splendour, into which the latest communications technologies and entertainment systems have been seamlessly woven.
THE LEADING HOTELS OF THE WORLD TAPS VIP WORLDWIDE TO PRODUCE NEW BRAND VIDEO FOR THE LEADERS CLUB
The Leaders Club is the membership program offered by The Leading Hotels of the World, a collection of more than 430 luxury hotels and resorts around the world. Comprised of more than 375 hotels in 75 countries, Leading Hotels is one of the largest luxury hotel collections in the world.
We are delighted to be appointed by Château Saint-Martin & Spa to produce a series of promotional films. The promotional films will capture some of the experiences guests can enjoy and will highlight the individual style and elegance of Château Saint-Martin & Spa.
THE LEGENDARY HOTEL DU CAP-EDEN-ROC APPOINTS VIP WORLDWIDE
We are thrilled to welcome Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc into the VIP family with a new video collaboration. VIP have been commissioned to produce a series of films to highlight what makes a stay at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc so unique.
VIP APPOINTED TO PRODUCE SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO CAMPAIGN FOR OETKER COLLECTION
Instagram continues to be a favoured social media marketing channel for hospitality and travel brands. The rich visual content you can post lends itself to storytelling and aspirational travel moments. Take a peek at the latest social media edits for the Oetker Collection. #myOCescape
GOOD THINGS COME IN THREES! CARENAGE BAY HOLDINGS APPOINTS VIP WORLDWIDE
We are delighted to announce our appointed to promote Carenage Bay Holdings Caribbean property portfolio to build global awareness for Canouan Island in The Grenadines following a $120 million new build, The Pink Sands Club. One of the most anticipated hotel openings in the Caribbean in decades, this 26-suite, 6-villa hotel will set a new benchmark for a Caribbean archipelago already synonymous with ultra-exclusive hideaways. Classic architecture, glamorous interiors and cutting-edge technology will combine with top-notch leisure and dining facilities to create a world-class hotel suitable for a world-class destination.
WE ARE THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE OUR COLLABORATION WITH SAN YSIDRO RANCH, CALIFORNIA
We are thrilled to announce our collaboration with San Ysidro Ranch, California’s most historic and beloved secret hideaway. Myth and history mingle in the lush gardens where Vivien Leigh and Sir Laurence Olivier exchanged vows; in the setting of John and Jackie Kennedy's honeymoon retreat.
We are a forerunner in Virtual Reality [VR] hospitality experiences that will enthral and fascinate you and your guests.
Using our cutting edge technology, we create striking 360° environments that truly immerse your guests. VR demands the attention of your audience like no other medium. The VR team use 360° HD and ULTRA HD cameras to produce real film content for our developers to create fully immersive interactivity.
The possibilities are endless for hotels, resorts and destinations. Applying simple movement and pausing to look at a feature the user can navigate from restaurant to spa to the beach and beyond. From amazing walkthroughs of your hotel, to exploring every aspect of your property room by room, suite by suite, guest experiences and the local destination. VR is here and it’s here to stay.
AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION HOTELS APPOINTS VIP WORLDWIDE FOR VIRTUAL REALITY FILM CAMPAIGN
VIP Worldwide will be creating a series of Virtual Reality experience films for The Cotton House, Barcelona part of Autograph Collection Hotels, Marriott International’s distinctive portfolio of high personality, one-of-a-kind independent hotels. The five-star hotel fills the space which previously played home to the headquarters of Spain’s Cotton Textile Foundation, an emblematic 19th-century building in a neoclassical style. The hotel has 83 elegant and comfortable rooms, of which seven are spacious suites.
VIP ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION WITH LE ROYAL MONCEAU, RAFFLES-PARIS
VIP were chosen to capture on film the opening ceremony of the first Matsuhisa restaurant in France with World re-nowned Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris. Nobuyuki Matsuhisa, more commonly known as “Nobu”, is part of the very select circle of the most charismatic chefs on the international scene.
VIP COLLABORATE ONCE AGAIN WITH THE LUNGARNO COLLECTION TO HELP BRING TO LIFE LEONARDO FERRAGAMO’S, WONDERFUL HAND-CRAFTED STORY.
VIP were selected to interview Leonardo Ferragamo, President of the Lungarno Collection. In this interview Leonardo pays homage to his extraordinary father, Salvatore Ferragamo, a genius in the art of shoemaking and a master of hospitality.
We are thrilled to welcome our 3rd collaboration with GHM Hotels. Each GHM property is an original. A symbiotic relationship between the hotel and the local culture enables GHM to provide guests with a genuine, close-up experience of the best each destination has to offer. The signature GHM style melds contemporary interpretations of Asian designs and distinctive local touches to create inspired, memorable spaces.
We are thrilled to welcome Sandy Lane Barbados into the VIP family with a new video collaboration.
It’s legendary style makes it one of the most prestigious resorts in the world. It is a hotel like no other, with 112 hotel rooms and suites , a stunning private villa, exceptional golf gourmet dining, watersports and an outstanding spa.
THE LEADING HOTELS OF THE WORLD TAPS VIP WORLDWIDE TO PRODUCE SOCIAL MEDIA FILM CONTENT
Luxury travel marketing agency briefed to bring prestigious brand to life through video.
The Leading Hotels of The World (LHW), a collection of uncommon luxury hotels with more than 375 members in 75 countries, has awarded VIP Worldwide a contract to film and produce 24 video clips for social media use, following a non-competitive pitch.
JULIJA GRIESNOVAITE APPOINTED AS GLOBAL SALES MANAGER
VIP Worldwide TV are pleased to announce the appointment of Julija Griesnovaite as Global Sales Manager. In her new role, Julija will be responsible for all sales activities in Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia and Kazakhstan.
VIP Worldwide are delighted to announce our new partnership with the Park Hyatt Hotel in Saigon. The hotel is situated in the heart of the city, surrounded by must-see cultural hotspots such as the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market.
We are thrilled to welcome CLC World Resorts and Hotels into the VIP family. As one of Europe's most dynamic and diverse holiday companies, CLC provide multi-award winning resorts with outstanding leisure facilities.
London, November 10th 2015: Nevis Tourism Authority has today announced its appointment of VIP Worldwide to build UK awareness of the island through a destination marketing film campaign. The luxury video and marketing agency has been briefed to create a selection of videos to capture and communicate the multifaceted nature of the Caribbean island across a variety of platforms.
VIP WORLDWIDE TV STRENGTHENS SALES STRATEGY WITH THE APPOINTMENT OF OLIVER HARLOW AS DIRECTOR OF GLOBAL SALES
VIP Worldwide TV are pleased to announce the appointment of Oliver Harlow as Global Sales Director. In his expanded new role, Oliver will be responsible for all sales activities worldwide and leadership of the International sales team across the world. He was previously Director of Sales for North America and the Caribbean at VIP.
VIP Worldwide have produced a promotional film for Marriott UK to form part of a new cross platform campaign #Brilliantguestroom. The film was promoted on various websites and across social media as well as within digital press releases.
OUR NEW FILM FOR THE LEADING HOTELS OF THE WORLD PAINTS A FAMILY PICTURE
VIP Worldwide worked with global brand, Leading Hotels of the World (LHW), to produce a promotional film to capture what ‘family’ means from multi-generational hoteliers to family professional managers
Video can increase conversions rates by 80%. According to a recent study Google conducted with Ipsos MediaCT, two out of three consumers watch online travel videos when they’re thinking about taking a trip.