Articles tagged “arts & culture”

Tourism

Africa Sees Return of Stolen Artifacts as Boost for Diaspora Tourism

Although African officials view the tourism angle as secondary in their quest to retrieve stolen artifacts, they nonetheless see them becoming popular attractions for members of the diaspora increasingly eager to reconnect with the continent.

Africa Sees Return of Stolen Artifacts as Boost for Diaspora Tourism

Hotels

Hotels Showcasing Work of Diverse Artists to Connect to Local Cultures

Transitioning hotel art from decorative to thought-provoking is an opportunity to enhance social responsibility while showcasing local culture — and possibly boost business.

Hotels Showcasing Work of Diverse Artists to Connect to Local Cultures

Tourism

Hamilton Tourist Sites in New Jersey Ride the Wave of the Hit Musical

It's refreshing to see people talking about New Jersey and travel not to be talking about corruption and/or incompetence at Newark International Airport.

Hamilton Tourist Sites in New Jersey Ride the Wave of the Hit Musical

Hotels

21c Museum Hotels’ Craig Greenberg and Alice Gray Stites on Art, Culture and the Experience Economy at Skift Forum

Learning is a luxury that all travelers are looking to invest in.

21c Museum Hotels’ Craig Greenberg and Alice Gray Stites on Art, Culture and the Experience Economy at Skift Forum

Tourism

Billionaire Wants L.A. to Be the World’s Next Great Art Destination

It's telling that there are so many dollar signs in this story, because that's what modern art is all about, and L.A. Is the best place to observe this as a visitor.

Billionaire Wants L.A. to Be the World’s Next Great Art Destination

Tourism

Berlin Spending Billions on Arts and Culture to Draw Tourists

Better to be building museums than giant Ferris wheels, but Berlin needs to make sure it doesn't get into a spending match with Gulf states over the arts.

Berlin Spending Billions on Arts and Culture to Draw Tourists

Online Travel

Skift Global Forum: Museum Hack Founder on Passion-Based Entrepreneurship

Everyone loves some element of the travel experience, but turning that activity into a full-fledged business is a difficult task that requires stepping outside your passion to pass it on to others.

Skift Global Forum: Museum Hack Founder on Passion-Based Entrepreneurship

Tourism

Star Wars’ Creator George Lucas to Open Museum in Chicago

It still has to fight with Hawaii for the Obama presidential library. But if it fails at that, this won't be a bad consolation prize.

Star Wars’ Creator George Lucas to Open Museum in Chicago

Tourism

Helsinki Leaders Argue Whether a Guggenheim Outpost Will Draw More Tourists

The Guggenheim people as well as some city leaders want another Bilbao, but they're not going to get one. The museum is one new construction away from becoming the cultural world's Applebee's.

Helsinki Leaders Argue Whether a Guggenheim Outpost Will Draw More Tourists

Hotels

The Midwest Hotel Brand Putting Beds Inside Contemporary Art Museums

21C's footprint is too small to pose competition to the larger players, but its execution on the local art and culture concept positions the brand as an inspiration to others just now looking to engage local businesses.

The Midwest Hotel Brand Putting Beds Inside Contemporary Art Museums