Articles tagged “food”

New Swedish Museum Is Betting Tourists Will Flock to Gross Food

New Swedish Museum Is Betting Tourists Will Flock to Gross Food

Vanessa Gera and Aleksandar Ljubojevic, Associated Press

Some museums have been leaders in emerging tourism trends in recent years. Those trends include travelers' fascination for strange, even disgusting, experiences that they can't get at home.

3 months ago

Hotels Raise the Stakes for Exclusive Experiences

Hotels Raise the Stakes for Exclusive Experiences

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Getting exclusive access for guests is becoming a key differentiator for the very best hotels.

3 months ago

Special Parts Unknown Episode Reflects on Anthony Bourdain’s Impact on Food and Travel

Special Parts Unknown Episode Reflects on Anthony Bourdain’s Impact on Food and Travel

Dan Peltier, Skift

We don't quite have the words to describe the overwhelming mark Bourdain left on the travel industry and world. But we will say that he helped change the conversation about what traveling should look like, what we should get out of it, and how we should feed ourselves along the way.

3 months ago

Television Host Anthony Bourdain Is Dead at 61

Television Host Anthony Bourdain Is Dead at 61

Jason Clampet, Skift

Anthony Bourdain's impact on travel and food really can't be measured.

8 months ago

Airlines Are Counting on Trump to Reduce Regulations

Airlines Are Counting on Trump to Reduce Regulations

Brian Sumers, Skift

IATA, a global airline industry trade group, would prefer politicians and regulators not meddle too much with the commercial decisions of airlines. That's a fine position, but perhaps a certain amount of regulation is OK. Consumers should be protected.

11 months ago

Chefs as Destination Ambassadors Appeal to Travelers’ Foodie Obsessions

Chefs as Destination Ambassadors Appeal to Travelers’ Foodie Obsessions

Dan Peltier, Skift

They say one of the best ways to get to know a place is through its food, and chefs have plenty of stories to tell that can resonate with travelers. There will be plenty of more such marketing campaigns served up in 2018.

1 year ago

Bangkok’s Famed Street Food Will Now Be Scarce When Tourists Visit the City

Bangkok’s Famed Street Food Will Now Be Scarce When Tourists Visit the City

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press

The military junta wants to take the soul out of Bangkok by ridding the city of street-food vendors. Do they know they are shooting themselves in the foot tourism-wise?

2 years ago