Articles tagged “food tourism”

Short-Term Rentals

Airbnb Attempts to Ease Discrimination by Hosts

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Airbnb’s changes to reduce discrimination, United’s big bet on big planes, and expanding food tours.

Airbnb Attempts to Ease Discrimination by Hosts

Tour Operators

Fast-Growing Food Tours Operator Hungry for More Acquisitions

Food experiences are a mainstay for travelers who want to tap into the vibe and culture of a destination — with one global food tours company intent on dominating the culinary space by buying smaller operators that can extend its brand presence.

Fast-Growing Food Tours Operator Hungry for More Acquisitions

Hotels

Will a Luxe Wilderness Lodge Play in the Land of Tuscan Villas?

Sustainable, high-end nature lodges have been popping up worldwide. Making the concept succeed in Italy, however, may be a challenge, given that it has to out-compete so many established attractions.

Will a Luxe Wilderness Lodge Play in the Land of Tuscan Villas?

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: Food Tourism as Green Travel

Good morning from Skift. It's Monday, April 22, in New York City. Here's what you need to know about the business of travel today.

Daily Podcast: Food Tourism as Green Travel

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

Announcements

Calling Travel’s Future Without Fear Then and Now on Skift’s 9th Anniversary

When we officially launched Skift on July 30, 2012, we couldn't have envisioned the insanity and tragedy of 2020 and 2021. But we got through it as a company, and much of the global travel industry, licking its wounds, has likewise proved to be as adaptable as the circumstances demand.

Calling Travel’s Future Without Fear Then and Now on Skift’s 9th Anniversary

Tourism

Prague Tempts Visitors With Cheaper Czech Beer and Other Perks

Only last December, the Czech capital had many residents griping about overtourism. The pandemic has since crushed tourism, prompting local businesses to tempt visitors back with cheaper prices. Hopefully a balance can be struck.

Prague Tempts Visitors With Cheaper Czech Beer and Other Perks

Tourism

The Long View This Week: How Does Travel’s Foodie Experience Change Going Forward?

The future of restaurants, standalone or as part of hospitality, will be watched intently in the coming months and years. This week's guest Marc Blazer will discuss those potential changes with me on The Long View.

The Long View This Week: How Does Travel’s Foodie Experience Change Going Forward?

Business Travel

Travel Advisors Stay Fresh on Trends as Demand Grows for Culinary Experiences

Instagram and the influence of Anthony Bourdain turned travelers into culinary experience hunters. Travel advisors would be wise to stay on top of all the growing culinary travel trends.

Travel Advisors Stay Fresh on Trends as Demand Grows for Culinary Experiences