Articles tagged “food and drink”

Travel Agents

American Express Travel’s Rebound and Other Top Stories This Week

In Skift's top stories this week, millennials spark American Express Travel's growth, hotels turn to mocktails to attract increasingly health-conscious guests, and a new low-cost airline launches in Sri Lanka.

American Express Travel’s Rebound and Other Top Stories This Week

Hotels

Hotels Raise the Bar on Mocktails With Eye on Health-Conscious Travelers

Hotel brands increasingly showcasing non-alcoholic drinks is a major shift considering hotels have long viewed alcohol as a significant revenue producer. But the growing emphasis on healthier travel has steered them toward a major opportunity to increase profits.

Hotels Raise the Bar on Mocktails With Eye on Health-Conscious Travelers

Hotels

Kenya’s Big Global Hotel Chains Shift to Local Foods to Entice Visitors

Hotels must ensure that they are in touch with every bit of the local culture, including food. While some are trying to include local food in their menus, it's worrying that many luxury hotels feel that international cuisine is the standard for luxury.

Kenya’s Big Global Hotel Chains Shift to Local Foods to Entice Visitors

Tourism

Daily Podcast: Tourists Are Shopping Less, Experiencing More

Good morning from Skift. It's Thursday, May 19, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Tourists Are Shopping Less, Experiencing More

Tourism

Food Tourism Is the Perfect Entrée for Greener Travel

It’s Earth Day 2022, marking yet another year on this planet with our outward cries on climate change and way too empty preachings on practicing sustainability. We all know for greener travel, change starts from the top down, or in the case of food tourism, from the Earth up. So ... who is really doing something?

Food Tourism Is the Perfect Entrée for Greener Travel

Hotels

Hotels Refurbish to Take Advantage of More Guests Dining in Their Rooms

The pandemic has fundamentally changed the future of room service delivery methods, menus, and guest room design.

Hotels Refurbish to Take Advantage of More Guests Dining in Their Rooms

Luxury

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

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

The Highs and Lows of a Growing Wellness Beverage Market

Luxury

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

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.

Even the Alcohol Industry Attempts a Wellness Makeover

Luxury

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

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.

Wellness Startups Eye Peloton’s Business Model

Airlines

AirAsia to Open Fast-Food Restaurant Serving Its Inflight Food

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.

AirAsia to Open Fast-Food Restaurant Serving Its Inflight Food