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Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech: The Food Industry and the U.S. Election

Chefs+Tech

Find out what was important for the food industry this election, as well as see how McDonald's is trying to make fast food even faster with a mobile app. Yes, this is America.

3 weeks ago

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama on Parts Unknown Season Premiere

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama on Parts Unknown Season Premiere

Jason Clampet, Skift

While we'd love to have time with the president, choosing between him and a freshly cooked meal in Vietnam would be tough. Lucky for Bourdain he didn't have to choose.

2 months ago

Carnival Corp. Is Producing TV Shows That Star Its Own Ships

Carnival Corp. Is Producing TV Shows That Star Its Own Ships

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Carnival Corporation is putting a lot of effort into getting its cruise ships, destinations, and shore activities in front of a massive audience. Smart travelers will realize they're seeing a highly produced, promotional version of a cruise experience.

3 months ago

A Supermodel, a Tiny Dog and How Priceline Turned William Shatner Into a Legendary Pitchman

A Supermodel, a Tiny Dog and How Priceline Turned William Shatner Into a Legendary Pitchman

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We don't know if it was really "a supermodel" and her tiny dog that William Shatner dispatched to Priceline.com headquarters in the late 1990s to do due dilgence on the company, but we do know that Shatner, who smashed a guitar during one shoot, was highly talented and broke new ground for an emerging brand.

6 months ago

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Film ‘Parts Unknown’ Together in Hanoi

Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Film ‘Parts Unknown’ Together in Hanoi

Associated Press

Nothing like making a little history over a $6 lunch.

6 months ago

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

Top-Spending Travel Brands for U.S. TV Advertising So Far This Year

Dan Peltier, Skift

The first quarter is a popular time for travelers to start planning spring break and summer travel. Based on TV spending estimates for the first quarter, it's clear that the top spending brands such as Southwest Airlines, Trivago.com and Royal Caribbean are bent on getting Americans enamored with the thought of summer vacations.

7 months ago

Interview: Anthony Bourdain’s Ideal TV Audience Is Anthony Bourdain

Interview: Anthony Bourdain’s Ideal TV Audience Is Anthony Bourdain

Jason Clampet, Skift

A single-minded focus on what you think is best, rather than what others are telling you is best for you, can produce both victories and defeats. More than a decade in, it's clear which category Bourdain's travel TV is in.

8 months ago

China’s Love of TV War Drama Poised to Bring Tourists to South Korea

China’s Love of TV War Drama Poised to Bring Tourists to South Korea

Jiyeun Lee, Bloomberg

The phrase "content is king" carries a deeper significance in China than anywhere else in the world and this show illustrates the power of pop culture and content to influence Chinese travelers' decisions.

8 months ago

Tourism and Movies Collide Again in Dubrovnik as ‘Star Wars’ Comes to Town

Tourism and Movies Collide Again in Dubrovnik as ‘Star Wars’ Comes to Town

James M. Gomez and Jasmina Kuzmanovic, Bloomberg

Everyone comes for the old city, but development restrictions need to be loosened so that the city does not turn into a set that only tourists and film crews love.

9 months ago

Downton Abbey the Show Has Ended, But Downton Tourism Lives On

Downton Abbey the Show Has Ended, But Downton Tourism Lives On

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

As any New Yorker who stumbles over movie and TV tourists will tell you, this will have a very long shelf-life.

9 months ago

Bravo Is Bringing Reality Show Drama to the World of Tourism

Bravo Is Bringing Reality Show Drama to the World of Tourism

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press

If you ever wanted to watch a mashup of "Amazing Race" and "Real Housewives" here's your chance. But considering this is the network that brought you "Apres Ski," the show about bad concierges, we don't expect much.

9 months ago

The Points Guy Tries to Translate His Miles Hacking Wisdom to Webisodes

The Points Guy Tries to Translate His Miles Hacking Wisdom to Webisodes

Grant Martin, Skift

Video is a different game that written content, but Kelly's been a master of monetization so far. If viewers find him likable, too, he'll be headed in the right direction.

10 months ago