Articles tagged “at your service”

Tourism

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Alina Peter is on the frontlines fighting the rise of poaching in Africa. Here, she shares how she works, the situation on the ground, and why it's important to weave science, indigenous knowledge, and technical expertise to derail the growing commercialization of illicit poaching, all of which has deep implications for tourism.

Africa’s Wildlife Champion Fights Poachers Seizing on Covid Tourism Drop

Tourism

How 2 BFFs-Turned-Coffee Mavens Are Bridging Communities Through Hospitality

To see two Black female coffeehouse owners and roasters in the U.S. is a rare thing, but a shared purpose brought Shanita Nicholas and Amanda-Jane Thomas together to launch Sip & Sonder to support Black entrepreneurs from bean to cup, and through a common experience. Their latest journey: supplying hotels.

How 2 BFFs-Turned-Coffee Mavens Are Bridging Communities Through Hospitality

Tourism

The Blogger Destigmatizing Mental Illnesses Through Travel

Mental health has long held a stigma cloud over it, but it's only by bringing it out of the darkness and into the forefront that change can happen. Meggie Tran aims to do just that and destigmatize traveling with a a mental illness. It's long overdue.

The Blogger Destigmatizing Mental Illnesses Through Travel

Business Travel

Meet the Gear Designer Behind Some of the Best Travel Packs Out There

Good travel gear that does what you want without fuss can make a good trip even better. But a lot goes into designing those goods, something industrial designer Graeme Wagoner, who has worked on some of the best bags of the year, knows well.

Meet the Gear Designer Behind Some of the Best Travel Packs Out There

Luxury

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

For Marc Gibson, building a more diverse travel industry requires creating a path to leadership for youth. Explore Charleston's new internship collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities shows it can be done when everyone commits to change — tourism boards, hospitality businesses, universities, and students.

Meet the Charleston Executive Diversifying the Profile of Future Tourism Leaders

Tourism

Meet New York City’s Director of Nightlife — Yes, That’s a Job

New York City's nightlife industry has always had a tough reputation filled with liabilities. Through the city's official Office of Nightlife, Ariel Palitz is helping navigate the department through a viral pandemic and building the sector's future by preserving its past.

Meet New York City’s Director of Nightlife — Yes, That’s a Job

Tourism

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

The foundation for positive change laid down by Muhammad Ali's character and conviction rings as true today as the day his gold medal story came to life in the 1960s. Erin Herbert says she is grateful to be able to impart his messages to tourists at the Louisville museum created to honor The Greatest.

This Tour Guide Keeps Muhammad Ali’s Legacy Alive by Sharing His Lessons of Racial Justice

Tourism

This Maldives Resort Sky Guru Proves Wishing Upon a Star Does Make a Dream Job Come True

People go on vacation to get things they can't at home. As the industry recovers from the pandemic, Ali Shameem knows paying attention to the guest experience is essential.

This Maldives Resort Sky Guru Proves Wishing Upon a Star Does Make a Dream Job Come True

Hotels

The Horse Rescuer Bringing a Karmic Glow to This Ranch Resort

Melissa Smolik runs a world-class animal rehabilitation center and sanctuary close to Park City Utah, which lends a special aura to the adjacent luxury property that brings guests much closer to nature.

The Horse Rescuer Bringing a Karmic Glow to This Ranch Resort

Coronavirus

This Ghost Kitchen Boss Makes Sure Hotels Thrive in a New Era of Room Service

The hotel kitchen is the latest spot for industry disruption. Sam Feigeles plays a key role in reshaping the future of the hotel food and beverage experience.

This Ghost Kitchen Boss Makes Sure Hotels Thrive in a New Era of Room Service