Articles tagged “california”

Airbnb Settles Race Discrimination Complaint in California

Airbnb Settles Race Discrimination Complaint in California

Deanna Ting, Skift

Whatever can be done to prevent discrimination and bias on the Airbnb platform is a good thing. Let's just hope this plan works toward that goal.

1 month ago

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Good food, day or night, is always a welcome draw whether you're a visitor or a local and we can definitely get behind this new wave of Asia-inspired night markets.

1 month ago

Bullet Train From L.A. to San Francisco Gets State Funding Despite Trump Opposition

Bullet Train From L.A. to San Francisco Gets State Funding Despite Trump Opposition

Romy Varghese, Bloomberg

So much for a big federal infrastructure initiative. The Trump administration has blocked funding for California's bullet train so the state is selling bonds to fund the high-speed train from San Francisco to Los Angeles on its own.

1 month ago

Visit California Positions Itself as the Birthplace of Modern Luxury Travel

Visit California Positions Itself as the Birthplace of Modern Luxury Travel

Greg Oates, Skift

Visit California developed an integrated research and content framework to support its travel and media partners' ability to better engage luxury consumers than it can do alone on its own brand.com website and paid marketing platforms.

6 months ago

Silicon Valley Has an Unofficial Nerd Heritage Trail for Tech Tourists

Silicon Valley Has an Unofficial Nerd Heritage Trail for Tech Tourists

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press

It's like a Star Maps for computer science majors.

9 months ago

Interview: Visit California CEO on the Rise of Food Tourism Video

Interview: Visit California CEO on the Rise of Food Tourism Video

Greg Oates, Skift

Visit California's video content strategy around food tourism incorporates multiple channels targeting different guest profiles.

12 months ago

Lyft Has a Multi-Million Dollar Labor Issue That Uber Would Understand

Lyft Has a Multi-Million Dollar Labor Issue That Uber Would Understand

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

Lyft sought to settle its legal issues with drivers by paying each one in California an average of $53, and that was an amount that the judge found to be grossly insufficient.

1 year ago

Los Angeles’ Wage Hike Has Not Been the Disaster Hotels Feared

Los Angeles’ Wage Hike Has Not Been the Disaster Hotels Feared

Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters

This is only a small test of what could happen, but it's a promising sign for many hospitality workers.

1 year ago

The Future of Lyft’s Peace Pact with Drivers Depends on a Judge’s Decision

The Future of Lyft’s Peace Pact with Drivers Depends on a Judge’s Decision

Joel Rosenblatt, Bloomberg

The outcome of Lyft's settlement with California drivers could have serious implications for how sharing economy companies treat their employees.

1 year ago

SeaWorld Says California Agency Wrong to Ban Killer Whales Breeding

SeaWorld Says California Agency Wrong to Ban Killer Whales Breeding

Associated Press

SeaWorld hasn't had a banner year and it's clear the world doesn't want to see more whales suffer. People want the whales already in captivity to enjoy more freedom, if that's possible in a tank.

1 year ago

The Strategy Behind Los Angeles Tourism’s New Meeting Planner Site

The Strategy Behind Los Angeles Tourism’s New Meeting Planner Site

Greg Oates, Skift

At last, a U.S. tourism bureau has developed its digital meetings content and user interface on par with the best leisure content/UI available out there.

2 years ago

Las Vegas to Southern California Train Leaps Small Hurdles

Las Vegas to Southern California Train Leaps Small Hurdles

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press

We support anything that promises to make California's constant nightmare-traffic less miserable.

2 years ago