Articles tagged “food and beverage”

Marriott CEO Sorenson Details Crisis Contingency Plans in Emotional Address

Marriott CEO Sorenson Details Crisis Contingency Plans in Emotional Address

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It's fairly certain that many Marriott International-affiliated properties will never reopen. CEO Arne Sorenson is showing leadership in being candid about the tough measures the hotel chain has to take to emerge with a business worth running when coronavirus hopefully fades.

4 months ago

5 European Cities That Are Food Tourism Hot Spots

5 European Cities That Are Food Tourism Hot Spots

Lauren Bravo, The Guardian

Food tourism shows no sign of losing steam. That's because the experience is not just about the food and beverages. It overlaps with cultural and historical tourism and is an ideal way to interact with locals.

5 months ago

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How Hilton’s Luxury Brands Are Evolving Their Strategies to Prioritize Food and Beverage-Driven Experiences

How Hilton’s Luxury Brands Are Evolving Their Strategies to Prioritize Food and Beverage-Driven Experiences

Hilton Luxury Group + Skift

Seeking out unique food and beverage experiences while traveling is one trend that has proven to be here to stay — but the focus has shifted from high-end dining to dining that is much more inclusive and democratic. By looking at Hilton Luxury Group’s approach to its food and beverage program, one can witness this change in consumer preference.

5 months ago

Meditation Apps Battle for Airline Partners

Meditation Apps Battle for Airline Partners

Leslie Barrie, Skift

If you think about it, airlines and meditation apps make a perfect pairing. Headspace currently has a stronghold when it comes to in-flight meditation, but the new Inscape and JetBlue partnership could chip away at its dominance.

8 months ago

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How Mercure Hotels Is Giving Travelers a Sense of Place with Local Food, Beverage, and Craftsmanship

How Mercure Hotels Is Giving Travelers a Sense of Place with Local Food, Beverage, and Craftsmanship

Accor Group + Skift

A “midscale” hotel brand may have once brought to mind conventional design, amenities, and food and beverage. But Mercure Hotels is making moves to show that midscale hotels can provide the unparalleled uniqueness of a local experience and become a portal to the destination.

8 months ago

Big Food Is Testing the Wellness Waters

Big Food Is Testing the Wellness Waters

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Giant companies see the benefits of investing in wellness — and have enough money to take chances. But the wellness landscape, as we all know, is littered with fads gone bust.

8 months ago

The Wellness Industry Needs a Diversity Overhaul

The Wellness Industry Needs a Diversity Overhaul

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It will likely take years for the wellness industry to really fix its diversity problem. But the process could speed up if more people start to speak out about it.

9 months ago

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

The Michelin Guide might award stars in a system that doesn't factor in government politics, but we'd wager there will be more than a few eyebrows raised inside the Beltway — and out.

9 months ago

Chicago Michelin Guide Highlights Dining in West Loop Neighborhood

Chicago Michelin Guide Highlights Dining in West Loop Neighborhood

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

Beyond the buzz of coveted stars, it's notable that The Hoxton's two restaurants have earned recognition from Michelin for quality value. The boutique lifestyle hotel's heavy emphasis on and investment in amenities seems to be paying off, just five months after opening.

9 months ago

A New Wellness Hotel Gambles on Las Vegas

A New Wellness Hotel Gambles on Las Vegas

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It’s difficult to say whether a wellness-themed hotel in Las Vegas can really take off. If the current state of the wellness industry is any indicator, the odds are (sort of) good.

10 months ago

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its ‘Speedboat’

Nobu Now Sees Lodging as Its ‘Speedboat’

Danni Santana, Skift

With 18 hotels signed, opened, or under construction, Nobu Hotels is growing its hotel portfolio rapidly. But the chain is focused only on major global markets.

11 months ago

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

Leslie Barrie, Skift

A new wave of drinks is coming to market — and aiming to supplant predecessors that have less of a wellness edge.

11 months ago