Articles tagged “manchester”

8 Top Luxury Weekend Escapes as Picked by Travel Experts

8 Top Luxury Weekend Escapes as Picked by Travel Experts

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

Great suggestions, here. A case in point is Montreal, where Skift had its all-staff retreat this summer. We can vouch that this Canadian town has an outsize food scene that's perfect for a weekend escape.

2 years ago

England’s Missed Opportunity Marketing Football Tourism to American Fans

England’s Missed Opportunity Marketing Football Tourism to American Fans

Greg Oates, Skift

With NBCSports' investment in broadcast rights for the Premier League, and Fox Sports' rights investment for the German Bundesliga, the growth of football fandom in the U.S. will only grow and create additional opportunities for tourism.

4 years ago

Manchester Spent 15 Years Building a ‘Smart City,’ Now It Wants Tourists

Manchester Spent 15 Years Building a ‘Smart City,’ Now It Wants Tourists

Greg Oates, Skift

Manchester is poised to lead a new era of global cities positioning themselves as thought leaders integrating business, tech, academia and culture as a unified travel package for business, leisure and group market segments.

5 years ago

UK Gets Its First Airport City in Manchester, Thanks To Chinese

UK Gets Its First Airport City in Manchester, Thanks To Chinese

David Millward, The Telegraph

Airport cities are the future, and even as Heathrow is mired in political games, other UK hub airports are doing the right thing. This Chinese airport city investment will be a huge boost to the Greater Manchester area.

6 years ago