Articles tagged “food tourism”

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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

Cayman Islands Tests U.S. Meal-Kit Service to Boost Its Food Tourism Marketing

Cayman Islands Tests U.S. Meal-Kit Service to Boost Its Food Tourism Marketing

Dan Peltier, Skift

The Cayman Islands feels its new meal-kit campaign is new and exciting, and in many ways it is. It's refreshing to see a tourism board take a novel approach to reaching consumers and there will be a lot to learn in how consumers will respond.

2 years ago

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Nighttime Food Markets Draw Locals and Tourists in Cities Throughout the U.S.

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

Good food, day or night, is always a welcome draw whether you're a visitor or a local and we can definitely get behind this new wave of Asia-inspired night markets.

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

African American Smithsonian Sets a New Standard for Museums as Destinations

African American Smithsonian Sets a New Standard for Museums as Destinations

Sarah Enelow, Skift

Museums can be powerful drivers of tourism and the newest Smithsonian, which quickly became a black American mecca, sets the bar high. Case in point -- how many museums have a line to get into the gift shop?

3 years ago

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Catalonia Case Study: How the Food Economy Drives Sustainable Tourism Development

Catalonia Case Study: How the Food Economy Drives Sustainable Tourism Development

Catalan Tourist Board + Skift

When destinations go viral, tensions between locals and visitors can run high. Promoting local food systems can up the ante for residents by maximizing the economic impact of tourism dollars. Building a deeper narrative around local food and culture can also create more fulfilling experiences for the right kind of tourist.

3 years 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 years 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.

3 years 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.

3 years ago

Chinese Travelers Prioritize Food More Than Shopping When Choosing Destinations

Chinese Travelers Prioritize Food More Than Shopping When Choosing Destinations

Steven Schwankert, Skift

The way to Chinese travelers' wallets may be via their stomachs. Availability of food amenable to the Chinese palate is a top concern for Chinese business and leisure travelers, and catering to needs such as hot, potable water can make a difference in their choices of airlines and hotels.

3 years 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.

3 years ago