Articles tagged “alcohol”

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Vermont can have its beer and drink it too: Local breweries spark tourism boom

Vermont can have its beer and drink it too: Local breweries spark tourism boom

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press

Whether it’s meat, beer, or cheer, destinations are wise to find their niche and market it in order to claim several of the millions of food tourists now traversing the globe in search of local cuisine.

6 years ago

Alcohol bans in Egypt trigger concerns throughout depressed tourism industry

Reuters

The industries of several Muslim countries including Turkey and the Maldives grapple with the threat of an alcohol ban, but they tend to realize that giving visitors and nationals the choice to imbibe or not goes hand-in-hand with a stronger economy.

7 years ago

A brief history of drunk pilots: It’s refreshingly briefer than you think

Inebriated pilots are few and far between and the lack of commercial airline fatalities due to a sloshed captain point once again to the safety of the skies.

7 years ago

Airlines get passengers liquored up to take the edge off cramped seats and long lines

Airlines get passengers liquored up to take the edge off cramped seats and long lines

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

This is one ancillary fee that passengers are not complaining about as flyers imbibe to forget about their growing list of air travel gripes.

7 years ago

Party at sea: Why every cruise line will soon have an “all-you-can-drink” alcohol policy

Party at sea: Why every cruise line will soon have an “all-you-can-drink” alcohol policy

Norwegian is the fourth cruise line to test the packages, meaning its only a matter of time before the partiers don’t choose an operator based on the presence of a package, but its prices and options.

7 years ago