Articles tagged “at your service”

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

This Dietician Wanted to Make Taco Bell Healthier: She Got the Job

Erika Adams, Skift Table

Promoting Taco Bell’s image as anything other than a place where diets are broken and cravings are indulged is a long, lonely battle — one that Taco Bell’s in-house dietician, Missy Schaaphok, has been fighting for years.

3 weeks ago

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Honduran Butterfly Farmer Puts Conservation Before Luxury at Ecolodge

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Many travelers don't realize that Honduras' ecotourism industry has a luxury side to it, but that doesn't mean conservation is an afterthought.

2 months ago

Amtrak Sleeper Car Attendant Brings Old-Fashioned Hospitality to the Rails

Amtrak Sleeper Car Attendant Brings Old-Fashioned Hospitality to the Rails

Sarah Enelow-Snyder, Skift

Business travelers and commuters may be Amtrak's bread and butter, but many leisure travelers have decades of warm feelings for its sleeper cars, and the old-fashioned hospitality they afford.

2 months ago

Don’t Accuse This Hotel Musical Director of Being the Muzak Guy

Don’t Accuse This Hotel Musical Director of Being the Muzak Guy

Laura Powell, Skift

It's likely that the musical experience of most hotel employees doesn't extend far beyond karaoke. Not the case for a certain Hungarian concierge, whose vast musical background strikes a special chord with guests.

4 months ago

Carnival’s Brewmaster Is Trying to Bring Craft Beer Culture to Cruising

Carnival’s Brewmaster Is Trying to Bring Craft Beer Culture to Cruising

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Carnival Cruise Line wants to deliver good beer and fun experiences to its passengers. That's where the brewmaster comes in.

5 months ago

No DNA Required: Hotel Genealogy Butler Helps Visitors Discover Irish Roots

No DNA Required: Hotel Genealogy Butler Helps Visitors Discover Irish Roots

Laura Powell, Skift

Hotel companies love to brag about providing local experiences for their guests, but few actually live up to their billing. One of Ireland's top hotels created a job to literally help visitors find their place in the destination's history: a genealogy butler.

6 months ago

Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag

Qantas Hired This Professor to Help Flyers Beat Jet Lag

Brian Sumers, Skift

Travelers can leverage effective strategies to limit jet lag. There's only one problem. Most people lack the willpower to follow advice from the scientific community. That hasn't stopped Qantas, which hired a specialist to help.

7 months ago