Articles tagged “food and drink”

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.

5 days 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.

2 weeks 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.

2 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

4 weeks ago

Over 1 Million Tourists Hit Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail in 2016

Over 1 Million Tourists Hit Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail in 2016

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press

Kentucky is smart to put creative marketing efforts into bourbon-related tourism, especially since the state is somewhat anemic when it comes to renowned attractions. Kentucky's on the right track to take their bourbon legacy and expand into mixology, cuisine, and other immersive experiences.

1 month ago

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

Chefs+Tech

While VC-backed companies are suffering, un-sexy older school players like TripAdvisor are taking advantage of new consumer habits to build revenue streams.

1 month ago

Food Trucks Struggle to Attract Customers Through the Winter

Food Trucks Struggle to Attract Customers Through the Winter

Steve Hendrix, Associated Press

Food trucks are a big draw for many tourists, but those tourists often picture themselves in shorts and a t-shirt, browsing their options in warm sunny weather. Many people won't brave the snow even for their all-time favorite food truck. The worst part for business owners is that when foot traffic is slow, they have plenty of time for repairs and innovations, but no budget.

2 months ago

Video: What Food & Beverage Innovations Teach Us About the Future of Hospitality

Video: What Food & Beverage Innovations Teach Us About the Future of Hospitality

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It took a while but the hospitality sector has started to take onboard some of the design features that have become mainstays in the food and beverage industry.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Tweet Emojis at Google for Better Restaurant Recommendations

Chefs+Tech: Tweet Emojis at Google for Better Restaurant Recommendations

Chefs+Tech

It's gimmicky, sure, but speaks to how consumers discover the world around them.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Robots, Algorithms, Logistics and … Food

Chefs+Tech: Robots, Algorithms, Logistics and … Food

Chefs+Tech

Foodies will tell you that cooking is just chemistry. But getting it to diners is a combination of UPS and Google.

3 months ago

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 months ago