Articles tagged “food and drink”

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.

1 month ago

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It makes sense that the alcohol industry would want in on the wellness movement, considering it’s a sector that has everything to do with lifestyle. But it’s unclear if consumers will get on board with the repositioning or if they’ll just consider it a buzzkill.

3 months ago

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

Leslie Barrie, Skift

It’s easy to see why companies in the well-being space would want to try and replicate the Peloton business model — it’s been highly lucrative for the streaming fitness company. Whether other brands will see the same success is less clear.

4 months ago

AirAsia to Open Fast-Food Restaurant Serving Its Inflight Food

AirAsia to Open Fast-Food Restaurant Serving Its Inflight Food

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Two things about AirAsia that its group CEO Tony Fernandes is most proud of are (gasp) the airline’s inflight food and (clap) that it hires a lot of female pilots. From the creator of the tagline, "Now everyone can fly," soon everyone can eat "sambal" without flying.

7 months ago

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Hilton Opens Food Court to Public at Its Global Headquarters

Associated Press

The new food hall at Hilton headquarters could turn out to be a nice recruiting tool for employees as they can grab a seat on an attractive outdoor terrace during lunchtime or after work. Opening up the food hall to the public isn't a bad public relations tool, either.

2 years ago

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.

2 years 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 years 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 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years 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.

2 years ago