Articles tagged “books”

Business Travel

This Company Helps Luxury Hotels Go Analog to Get Guests to Unplug

The luxury hospitality industry is trying to help guests unwind in these anxiety-ridden, tech-addicted times. It's refreshing to think that something as simple as a book can make a difference — plus drive repeat hotel visits and even foster community. Luxury properties should take note.

This Company Helps Luxury Hotels Go Analog to Get Guests to Unplug

Hotels

Interview: Ex-Starwood CEO on the Essentials to Disrupting Any Industry

You don't have to be a hotelier or a business executive to appreciate the insights and tales shared by the former Starwood CEO in his new book. This is especially the case at a time when everything around us seems to be in a state of transition or disruption, no matter the industry.

Interview: Ex-Starwood CEO on the Essentials to Disrupting Any Industry

Media and PR

These Cartoons Teach Tourists How to Stay Sane and Survive in NYC

NYC's tourism board would do everyone a favor if they handed these out upon arrival at the city's area airports.

These Cartoons Teach Tourists How to Stay Sane and Survive in NYC

Hotels

9 Unexpected Destinations for Travelers Looking to Relax According to Taschen

The breadth of destinations and type of accommodations featured in this book makes it a treat in comparison to the staid and unoriginal lists released by traditional travel magazines each year.

9 Unexpected Destinations for Travelers Looking to Relax According to Taschen

Media and PR

Travel Blogs Not Finding Use Among Travelers

Digital rules, that's given, and things that are hyped, like rise of travel blogs and death of printed guidebooks, need more examination beyond the headlines.

Travel Blogs Not Finding Use Among Travelers

Tourism

Cuba Libro Brings English-Language Books to Tourists and Expats in Havana

The island's tourism infrastructure continues to grow as travel becomes a more important part of its economy. It's still no easy task for an American tourist to get there.

Cuba Libro Brings English-Language Books to Tourists and Expats in Havana

Media and PR

Skift’s top 5 smart travel reads of summer of 2013

The travel books that go beyond the usual confines of daily and feature coverage and make us look smarter.

Skift’s top 5 smart travel reads of summer of 2013

Rail

How traveling Italy by train captures the country in all its complications

The state of a coutry's rail infrastructure is always a great place to start when trying to determine where its citizens' and leaders' values are at.

How traveling Italy by train captures the country in all its complications

Tourism

Paul Theroux’s crusty look at an interrupted return trip to Africa

Did Paul Theroux miss the forest for the trees in his Africa revisit? Surely the continent has its gargantuan problems, but the author was ill-advised to just write it off in such a one-sided manner. Ya, there is artistic license, but really.

Paul Theroux’s crusty look at an interrupted return trip to Africa

Business Travel

Skift Q&A: Why the business of global travel is under reported

Becker takes a deep dive into the business of travel in a way that few writers do, and we're happy to give her the chance to explain it further.