Articles tagged “culinary tourism”

The Philippines Aspires to Shift Visitors From Beaches to Culinary Tourism

The Philippines Aspires to Shift Visitors From Beaches to Culinary Tourism

Andreo Calonzo and Cecilia Yap , Bloomberg

The Philippines' new tourism chief is hoping that millennials will be inspired by social media sites like WeChat and Instagram to visit its culinary destinations as the government considers imposing quotas on beachgoers. Tourism officials worldwide will be watching to see how it turns out.

6 months ago

Tourists Vs. Locals in New York City: Who Goes Where

Tourists Vs. Locals in New York City: Who Goes Where

Dan Peltier, Skift

New York City tourism trends are a mirror to what's happening in most other major cities. Foursquare data show that tourists and locals still stick to predictable paths, with tourists gravitating to top attractions around Midtown and Lower Manhattan. Every city is different and tourism has increased to outer boroughs but those probably still aren't top of mind for many travelers.

2 years ago

The Best Travel Destinations for Wine Lovers in 2016

The Best Travel Destinations for Wine Lovers in 2016

Elin McCoy, Bloomberg

Cheers to this oenophile travel wish list.

3 years ago

Food Tourism in the U.S. Gets Better as Americans’ Tastes Improve

Food Tourism in the U.S. Gets Better as Americans’ Tastes Improve

Luke Bujarski, Skift

America's unprecedented obsession with food ultimately stems from rising overall standards and expectations in taste, presentation, and originality of prepared foods. The bar is set higher than ever. Destination marketers and local food stakeholders now compete globally, hence should work in tandem to ensure their assets and efforts get noticed and stand out with American travelers.

3 years ago

France Pushes Its Food Culture Abroad With Worldwide Culinary Event

France Pushes Its Food Culture Abroad With Worldwide Culinary Event

Thomas Adamson, Associated Press

Food has become the number one cultural ambassador and although French cuisine needs no introduction, it's helpful to remind chefs and potential travelers of its allures.

4 years ago

How Data Inspired Tourism Australia to Market Its Food and Wine

How Data Inspired Tourism Australia to Market Its Food and Wine

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Cuisine is a gateway to destinations. The key to culinary tourism is maintaining the cultural identity of its edible offerings while still catering to the global palette.

4 years ago