Articles tagged “food and drink”

Introducing Skift Table: The Business of Restaurants

Introducing Skift Table: The Business of Restaurants

Jason Clampet, Skift

Five years in, Skift is ready to take on a new challenge. But we aren’t about to do this on an empty stomach.

4 weeks ago

India Upscale Resorts See Liquor Ban Eased

India Upscale Resorts See Liquor Ban Eased

Upmanyu Trivedi, P R Sanjai, and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

India has lifted a liquor sales ban on hotels near highways. Many travelers may raise their glasses to toast the news. Yet the country, like many others, still needs to crack down on drunk driving.

2 months ago

Ryanair Says That UK Airports Have a Drinking Problem

Ryanair Says That UK Airports Have a Drinking Problem

Associated Press

While it would be easy to point out that Ryanair passengers usually wait to get to their destination to go crazy with booze, it’s also hard to disagree with the position Ryanair is taking here. Cutting morning drinking in most cases is not a bad idea.

2 months ago

Israel Looks to Food Tourism to Attract a Different Kind of Visitor

Israel Looks to Food Tourism to Attract a Different Kind of Visitor

Dan Peltier, Skift

Israel doesn’t really have a problem bringing in visitors. But bringing visitors who are not driven by religious beliefs is a challenge. Diversifying the country through food could help convince some travelers that a trip here is worth it.

3 months ago

Video: Noma and VizEat COOs Explain the Changing Dynamic of Food Tourism

Video: Noma and VizEat COOs Explain the Changing Dynamic of Food Tourism

Kristen Hawley, Skift

Tourists plan entire trips around food with increasing frequency. This has changed the idea of a restaurant as travelers seek immersive dining experiences outside of the traditional seated dinner.

6 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Will Travel for Food

Chefs+Tech: Will Travel for Food

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Tourists plan entire vacations around food. It's up to restaurants and food tourism companies to leverage this trend for their best interests.

6 months ago

Pot Tourism Is Cutting Into Denver’s Restaurant Profits, Workforce

Pot Tourism Is Cutting Into Denver’s Restaurant Profits, Workforce

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

When one sector of tourism blooms, it can have unforeseen impact on other sectors.

7 months ago

Delta Air Lines Has Ways of Making Passengers Pay for Their Free Meals

Delta Air Lines Has Ways of Making Passengers Pay for Their Free Meals

Justin Bachman , Bloomberg

Technically, there's no such thing as a free lunch. But on a lot of these routes, Delta is going to charge the same fares as its competitors, while offering customers free meals. On those flights, Delta customers will come out ahead.

8 months ago

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Delta Air Lines Is Bringing Back Free Food in Coach on 12 Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

Back in the day, airline passengers used to love complaining about bad domestic airline food. But Delta customers should be happy about this development. They'll be getting fresh, relatively healthy food on long flights.

8 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Amazon’s Grocery Robots, Hospitality Solutions and More

Chefs+Tech: Amazon’s Grocery Robots, Hospitality Solutions and More

Chefs+Tech

While sometimes we really want to replace a bad cashier with a robot, most of the time its our fellow customers that downgrade the shopping experience. We may be biased, but humans are hard to improve upon.

8 months ago

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Opinion: Open Your Travel Horizons With Banned Country Dinners

Colin Nagy, Skift

I can't think of a more delicious way to take a stand.

9 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: Dining Out Is the Main Event

Travel Megatrends 2017: Dining Out Is the Main Event

Kristen Hawley, Skift

The way we dine out has changed — instead of serving just a meal, restaurants have become destinations in their own right. Fueled by the ability to search, sort, discover, and reserve across digital devices, diners can create the ultimate personalized experience any day of the week, and restaurants have evolved to accommodate these cultural changes.

9 months ago