Articles tagged “alcohol”

Business Travel

Airport Lounges Prep for the Return of a Healthier Breed of Business Traveler

This could be a long-term shift in behavior, but don't rule out more corks popping if international corporate travel, and all its paid-for perks, fully bounces back.

Airport Lounges Prep for the Return of a Healthier Breed of Business Traveler

Airlines

American Airlines Extends Ban on Alcohol Sales in Economy Class to Mid-January

With the continued rise of unruly passenger behaviors, airlines are taking matters into their own hands. But is this hurting them financially? And who's to say only passengers in the main cabin can act up?

American Airlines Extends Ban on Alcohol Sales in Economy Class to Mid-January

Business Travel

Travel’s Moment of Clarity: Sober Tourism Is a Real Business

There have always been travelers who don't drink, but the "sober curious" lifestyle movement has created a defined market of people who are eager for trips, tours, and experiences that aren't centered around alcohol. It's surprising that the travel industry has only just started to respond.

Travel’s Moment of Clarity: Sober Tourism Is a Real Business

Airlines

United Airlines Now Tells Pilots No Drinking for 12 Hours Before Shift Starts

United's change is a sensible move. People should feel more comfortable knowing United's pilots must take their final drink 12 hours prior to reporting for duty, rather than eight. That said, some pilots may still make mistakes.

United Airlines Now Tells Pilots No Drinking for 12 Hours Before Shift Starts

Tourism

Could Saudi Arabia’s Social Transformation Include an Ease on Alcohol Ban?

The loosening of social restrictions in Saudi Arabia has residents wondering if breaking the taboo on alcohol consumption could be next. That would surely go down well with the tourism industry and the grand Red Sea resorts the Crown Prince plans to build. Lots of international tourists and talent would drink to that.

Could Saudi Arabia’s Social Transformation Include an Ease on Alcohol Ban?

Luxury

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

It makes sense that the alcohol industry would want in on the wellness movement, considering it’s a sector that has everything to do with lifestyle. But it’s unclear if consumers will get on board with the repositioning or if they’ll just consider it a buzzkill.

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Luxury

Beverage Brands Get In on Growing ‘Sober Curious’ Movement

If a bar doesn't serve alcohol, is it really a bar? If a beer doesn't get you buzzed, is it really a beer? As alcohol purveyors and entrepreneurs seek to cash in on the trend of healthy beverages, twists on nonalcoholic adult drinks are popping up everywhere.

Beverage Brands Get In on Growing ‘Sober Curious’ Movement

Business Travel

Innovative Hoteliers Tap Craft Cocktail Culture for Luxury Guests

Craft cocktail culture is based on the same principles driving change in the luxury hospitality world today: consumers’ desires for best-quality ingredients, a curated sense of place, and staff conscious of (and connected to) the local scene.

Innovative Hoteliers Tap Craft Cocktail Culture for Luxury Guests

Tourism

Estonia’s Alcohol Tax Hikes Have Been a Buzzkill for Tourism

It doesn't make sense to discourage taking a ferry to stock up on alcohol since it's likely a gateway to future overnight stays. Tourism may be a casualty in Estonia's war on alcohol abuse.

Estonia’s Alcohol Tax Hikes Have Been a Buzzkill for Tourism

Tourism

Ireland is Already Feeling the Sting of Brexit’s Tourism Impact

Ireland and other European destinations will start to rely more on U.S. and other foreign markets as the fallout from Brexit and a weaker pound sterling becomes clearer.

Ireland is Already Feeling the Sting of Brexit’s Tourism Impact