Hotel brands and travel companies around the world have been amping up their luxury experience offerings in the past year, appealing to travelers who want to come home to plush amenities after they leap off cliffs. “Starwood understands that now travelers are looking for unique experiences and they’re looking to incorporate meaning into their time away from home,” says Jean Dickinson, Starwood Hawaii’s regional director of communications. “They’ve bought enough things. So it’s not as much about stuff as it is about memories and experiences.” Starwood Hawaii’s “luxploration” offerings include evening snorkeling with manta rays at the Sheraton Kona Resort and Spa at Keauhou Bay or whale watching at The Westin Maui or The Westin Ka’anapali. Get the full story at USA Today