Articles tagged “san francisco”

Hotels

Marriott-TED Talks Partnership Steps Up Hotel Co-Marketing

Extending experiential programming to the youngest travelers is a smart move in more ways than one — and can build brand loyalty for years to come. Is this the new wave of marketing partnerships in hospitality?

Marriott-TED Talks Partnership Steps Up Hotel Co-Marketing

Online Travel

Southeast Asia’s Latest Unicorn Taps Travel for Growth and Entrée to U.S.

A $200 million funding round, coupled with new products from its recently acquired travel division, will see the Singapore startup Nium venture into the U.S.

Southeast Asia’s Latest Unicorn Taps Travel for Growth and Entrée to U.S.

Business Travel

Thailand’s Travel Agencies Selling Vaccine Tour Packages to U.S.

These types of trips could be good business, but they're hardly ethical.

Thailand’s Travel Agencies Selling Vaccine Tour Packages to U.S.

Tourism

Tourism in U.S. Chinatowns Hit Hard by Racism and Pandemic

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the number of hate crimes committed against Asian Americans has increased exponentially. Covid-19 and racism have combined to cripple tourism and local businesses in Chinatowns across the United States.

Tourism in U.S. Chinatowns Hit Hard by Racism and Pandemic

Tourism

A San Francisco ‘Living Landmark’ Retires After More Than 4 Decades

The doorman at the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in downtown San Francisco has seen the city change more than most people. He's hanging up his Beefeater costume after a career that transformed him into an icon to visitors and locals alike.

A San Francisco ‘Living Landmark’ Retires After More Than 4 Decades

Airlines

United Is Talking to Apple About Upgrading Its San Francisco Airport Terminal

Apple hasn't been cool for a long time, United. Give another one of your corporate partners, Disney, a shot at this contract. Think about it.

United Is Talking to Apple About Upgrading Its San Francisco Airport Terminal

Tourism

San Francisco May Charge Tourists to Drive on Famed Crooked Street

For years, the city has dealt with overtourism in some of its most iconic spots. Forcing people to reserve a drive down Lombard Street would go a long way in cutting down on traffic.

San Francisco May Charge Tourists to Drive on Famed Crooked Street

Tourism

San Francisco Launches Mafengwo Video Series to Lure Chinese Millennial Travelers

San Francisco's destination marketing organization has developed new strategies for luring international travelers, including a video series campaign on Chinese travel-focused social platform Mafengwo. It's a key channel for DMOs looking to reach the highly coveted millennial and Gen Z segments.

San Francisco Launches Mafengwo Video Series to Lure Chinese Millennial Travelers

Rail

Uber and Lyft Back a ‘Responsible Tax’ to Ease Traffic Congestion

Since ridehailing firms play a role in traffic congestion, they must pay “a responsible tax.” But it appears consumers will end up paying for that tax, if a proposal in San Francisco, where the disruptive industry started, gets through. Make sense?

Uber and Lyft Back a ‘Responsible Tax’ to Ease Traffic Congestion

Airlines

Atlanta: An Airport Case Study in Trying to Manage Plastic Waste

To reduce plastic waste, airports have to work with airlines, concessionaires, travelers, designers, local governments, and other parties. That's a lot of people to educate and much behavior to influence.

Atlanta: An Airport Case Study in Trying to Manage Plastic Waste