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Articles tagged “dining”

Meetings

Planners and Hotels Wrestle With Rising Costs as Event Dining Evolves

As social media shines a spotlight on dining experiences, delegate expectations are placing pressure on food and beverage budgets. Meeting organizers don’t just have to deal with allergies and intolerances; they also have to wow attendees while keeping costs under control.

Planners and Hotels Wrestle With Rising Costs as Event Dining Evolves

Online Travel

Yelp Targets Google Employees in New Antitrust Drive

Yelp's efforts to see tighter regulation of Google's business practices could have more success this time around than several years ago, when the U.S. Federal Trade Commission dropped the ball. European Union regulators have really cast the previous U.S. effort in a shameful light, and the Trump team may be more sympathetic than the Obama administration.

Hotels

Nobu Hotels CEO on a Restaurant-First Approach to Hospitality

It certainly helps to have your hotels named after a wildly successful global restaurant chain, but making sure people don't only think of your brand as a place to eat can be a challenge.

Nobu Hotels CEO on a Restaurant-First Approach to Hospitality
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Airlines

American Airlines Puts a Focus on Top-Tier Dining Through Its Flagship Brand

American Airlines’ focus on its Flagship dining options is a clear example of how travel providers are integrating premium food and beverage experiences to stay competitive and drive loyalty.

American Airlines Puts a Focus on Top-Tier Dining Through Its Flagship Brand
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Food and Drink

Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

Tipping is seen by some as an outdated concept in America, and a few vanguard restaurateurs have been trying to change how employees are compensated. But old habits die hard for both servers and customers.

Insights on Today’s Tipping Economy from an Employee Perspective

Ground Transport

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

The democratization of travel in the U.S. has led to a smaller share of spending on cars and transportation over the last 30 years. It's disheartening, though, that transportation costs still account for the second largest spending bucket for U.S. residents.

Transportation Spending Grabs Smaller Share of Household Income in Sharing Economy Era

Food and Drink

Chefs+Tech: Tender Greens Readies for Growth with a New Look and Updated Tech

It'll take more than just a new logo to compete in the crowded healthy-food-fast market. The Tender Greens refresh looks great, but its new restaurant practices, menu items, and technology will make or break the growing business.

Chefs+Tech: Tender Greens Readies for Growth with a New Look and Updated Tech

Tourism

TripAdvisor’s Global Food Delivery Expansion Pressures Hotels to Adapt

TripAdvisor has expanded its food delivery service outside the U.S. and Canada, part of its strategy to grow non-hotel revenues. More travelers can chow on crisp-fried shrimp paste chicken comfortably in their rooms. Hotels have no choice but to say bon appetit.

TripAdvisor’s Global Food Delivery Expansion Pressures Hotels to Adapt

Tourism

Hotels in China Don’t Benefit Much From the World’s Largest Travel Event

Hundreds of millions of people in motion during a holiday period should mean big bucks for the travel industry. But in China, technology and tradition are holding it back.

Hotels in China Don’t Benefit Much From the World’s Largest Travel Event

Online Travel

Airbnb Leads $13 Million Investment in Dining Reservations App Resy

Airbnb will use and is investing in a relatively small dining reservations platform to test out how Airbnb will mesh with complementary services. Along with Airbnb Trips, dining reservations could be only the tip of the proverbial iceberg.

Airbnb Leads $13 Million Investment in Dining Reservations App Resy