Articles tagged “art”

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New Skift Report: The Transformative Role of Design in Hospitality

New Skift Report: The Transformative Role of Design in Hospitality

Accor Group + Skift

Today, we know better than to treat design like a last-minute top coat on a finished project. Instead, design must become an integral part of how hospitality brands do business, how they interact with consumers, and how they leave their mark on the world.

3 months ago

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Why Downtown Kansas City Is a Creative Crossroads for Business and Leisure Travel

Why Downtown Kansas City Is a Creative Crossroads for Business and Leisure Travel

Visit KC + Skift

Kansas City’s renaissance has made it a compelling destination for meeting planners who want to provide their attendees with not only top-notch convention infrastructure, but rich art and cultural experiences and next-level culinary offerings.

3 months ago

Can Bangkok Become an Arts Destination?

Can Bangkok Become an Arts Destination?

Randy Thanthong-Knight, Bloomberg

Art typically has to be highly interactive and publicly displayed to become the main driver in why people book a trip. Bangkok is starting to use that playbook as it seeks to build a reputation as an artsy city.

10 months ago

New York’s Met Museum Breaks Visitor Record With Costume Exhibit

New York’s Met Museum Breaks Visitor Record With Costume Exhibit

James Tarmy, Bloomberg

Hopefully other major museums can learn from the Met's success here. Its upcoming exhibit on camp, framed around a Susan Sontag essay, might resonate with a whole new crop of visitors.

10 months ago

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Hotel Art Becomes Integral to the Guest Experience

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Collecting eye-catching pieces of artwork is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.

12 months ago

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

High-End Hotels Can Use Art for the Bottom Line’s Sake

Laura Powell, Skift

In this Instagram era, a hotel art collection can be framed as an insta-marketing tool. We talked with several art curators about how luxury hotels can use art as a platform for branding and creating local buzz.

12 months ago

Banksy-Designed West Bank Hotel Shows Art Meeting Politics

Banksy-Designed West Bank Hotel Shows Art Meeting Politics

Nebi Qena, Associated Press

Banksy has become one of the most fascinating artists-slash-tourist-magnets in modern times. If this property indeed operates like a typical hotel, we expect demand will push rates far above $30 a night.

2 years ago