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Articles tagged “food & drink”

Destination-Defining Restaurants Are Adding Hotel Rooms to Attract Tourists

Destination-Defining Restaurants Are Adding Hotel Rooms to Attract Tourists

Adam Erace, Bloomberg

As the line between food and hospitality continues to blur, it's more important than ever that both restauranteurs and hoteliers understand how interconnected they are to each other within the travel industry.

3 days ago

Delta Is Testing Free Meals in Domestic Coach Class

Delta Is Testing Free Meals in Domestic Coach Class

Brian Sumers, Skift

Even if this test goes nowhere, and Delta stays with the status quo, you should give the airline some credit for trying something new (even if it's old). This is why most insiders believe Delta is the most innovative major U.S. carrier.

7 days ago

Chefs+Tech: Uber Gets Into the Restaurant Guide Business

Chefs+Tech: Uber Gets Into the Restaurant Guide Business

Chefs+Tech

Uber in the restaurant business, Airbnb in the tours business — some say natural expansions, others say side hustles.

1 week ago

Chefs+Tech: The True Meaning of Hospitality

Chefs+Tech: The True Meaning of Hospitality

Chefs+Tech

We certainly hope a spirit of hospitality begins to be pervasive in our culture, but all the evidence is pointing in another direction.

3 weeks ago

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Airlines Are Improving In-Flight Meals to Appeal to Big Spenders

Conor Shine, Associated Press

We're dubious that travelers choose business class flights based on menus by celebrity chefs. But efforts to improve the in-flight experience — in the front and back of the plane — are welcome.

3 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech

Find out what was important for the food industry this election, as well as see how McDonald's is trying to make fast food even faster with a mobile app. Yes, this is America.

4 weeks ago

Roads and Kingdoms Extends Its Brand of Travel Reportage Into Podcasts

Roads and Kingdoms Extends Its Brand of Travel Reportage Into Podcasts

Colin Nagy, Skift

In the same way that R&K has made the world larger with its travel reporting, expect them to do the same in this new form.

4 weeks ago

TripAdvisor Leads Funding of Social Dining Service EatWith

TripAdvisor Leads Funding of Social Dining Service EatWith

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Restaurants and other in-destination experiences for locals and travelers will play an increasingly important role in TripAdvisor's future over the next few years. They enable TripAdvisor to diversify away from casual leisure travelers toward restaurant and tour patrons who might book way more frequently.

1 month ago

Airbnb Says Its Users Spend Billions on Local Restaurants

Airbnb Says Its Users Spend Billions on Local Restaurants

Kate Krader, Bloomberg

Airbnb does an excellent job getting people into neighborhoods that otherwise are closed to outsiders. Whether or not that adds up to $4.5 billion is up for debate, but it is a significant impact.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Bad Food Tech and Yet Another Food Delivery Startup

Chefs+Tech: Bad Food Tech and Yet Another Food Delivery Startup

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Meal replacements need some disruption, and by "disruption" we mean we're looking forward to them going away. Let's save the disruption for the real problems in food.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Trickle-Down Food Economics?

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: Trickle-Down Food Economics?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

On food delivery we'll keep asking the question of whether consumers will ever pay the true costs of quality food delivery once the money stops flowing from investors and pricing needs to get real?

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: The Apple Watch in Restaurant Dining Rooms

Chefs+Tech Newsletter: The Apple Watch in Restaurant Dining Rooms

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

We understand the value of quick alerts on the wrist, but we also know that looking at your watch during conversation is a sign of rudeness. Will Meyer/Resy be able to make it not so?

2 months ago