Articles tagged “chefs”

Hotels Raise the Stakes for Exclusive Experiences

Hotels Raise the Stakes for Exclusive Experiences

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Getting exclusive access for guests is becoming a key differentiator for the very best hotels.

3 months ago

Luxury Hotels Bring in More Celebrity Chefs in Guest Gigs

Luxury Hotels Bring in More Celebrity Chefs in Guest Gigs

Samantha Shankman, Skift

In a day when exclusive access and intimate experiences are heralded over material goods, a meal prepared by world-class chefs in a spectacular setting is something luxury consumers are willing to travel for.

3 months ago

Television Host Anthony Bourdain Is Dead at 61

Television Host Anthony Bourdain Is Dead at 61

Jason Clampet, Skift

Anthony Bourdain's impact on travel and food really can't be measured.

7 months ago

Chefs as Destination Ambassadors Appeal to Travelers’ Foodie Obsessions

Chefs as Destination Ambassadors Appeal to Travelers’ Foodie Obsessions

Dan Peltier, Skift

They say one of the best ways to get to know a place is through its food, and chefs have plenty of stories to tell that can resonate with travelers. There will be plenty of more such marketing campaigns served up in 2018.

1 year ago

Japan Tourism Is Using Celebrity Chefs to Make the Country More Palatable to U.S. Travelers

Japan Tourism Is Using Celebrity Chefs to Make the Country More Palatable to U.S. Travelers

Dan Peltier, Skift

Japan Tourism really thinks that U.S. travelers are turning Japanese, or at least their travel wish lists are. The tourism board is more building off the momentum it already has in the U.S. But most U.S. travelers don't speak Japanese, and that will continue to be a sticking point for the country's tourism.

1 year ago

Chefs+Tech: Resy Partners With Airbnb to Offer Restaurant Reservations to Travelers

Chefs+Tech: Resy Partners With Airbnb to Offer Restaurant Reservations to Travelers

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

The Resy + Airbnb partnership signals the continued confluence of travel and restaurants. If executed well, it will be big business for restaurants on Resy's platform. Airbnb just announced a partnership with Resy.

1 year ago

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Chefs+Tech: Does Corporate Investment Kill Indie Brands?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

We're pulling for Blue Bottle to maintain its indie cred even though it now has serious corporate backing.

1 year ago