Food and Dining

neverending-tourism-opinion
Opinion / Online
Neverending tourism and how it can drive recovery
By Digital Innovation in Tourism Observatory - Politecnico di Milano | September 17, 2021
Neverending tourism concept identifies the extension of the travel experience in time and space, made possible by digital solutions. Read More
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
Opinion / Online
Tackling unconscious bias in travel marketing
By Lizzy Duffy Anderson - Sparkloft Media | September 13, 2021
We know it helps everyone to see themselves in an advertisement to better imagine a meaningful and momentous vacation. Yet, far‐too‐often, there’s something missing. Read More
Travel + Leisure debuts travel subscription service
News / Online
Travel + Leisure debuts travel subscription service
By Jill Menze | September 8, 2021
Called Travel + Leisure Club, the subscription service offers members access to preferred pricing, concierge services, exclusive experiences and a magazine subscription for $9.95 per month. Read More
How 3D robots can aid hotels amid labor shortages
Opinion / Technology
How 3D robots can aid hotels amid labor shortages
By David Chen - Orbbec | August 23, 2021
Robots are some of the most impactful forms of hospitality technology hoteliers can invest in to maintain efficiency, serve guests and aid understaffed operations. Read More
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
Opinion / Technology
As consumers gear up for open banking are we now ready for open traveler?
By Tony Evans - TProfile | August 19, 2021
Open traveler models could spur action in other markets, by encouraging traveles to look at other third party providers offering products such as financial services and payment options. Read More
softbank invests in yanolja
News / Online
SoftBank invests $1.7B into South Korean travel platform Yanolja
By Jill Menze | July 16, 2021
According to Yanolja, despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the company achieved both net growth and gains in operating profit last year. Read More
VIDEO: Table4One - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
Interview / Online
VIDEO: Table4One - Launch pitch at Phocuswright Europe 2021
By PhocusWire | July 6, 2021
Travelling on business? No need to eat alone. Real-world networking for solo business travelers. Read More
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
News / Online
Uber minimizes losses, hits gross bookings high in Q1 2021
By Jill Menze | May 5, 2021
For Q1 2021, Uber recorded a net loss of $108 million compared to a net loss of $968 million in Q4 2020. Read More
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
News / Online
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2021
Speaking at PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, TikTok brand partnerships lead for travel Hannah Bennett explains why TikTok is an ecosystem ripe for marketers to exploit. Read More
marriott-uber
News / Online
Marriott partners with Uber to expand Bonvoy loyalty program
By Jill Menze | April 15, 2021
Marriott Bonvoy members can earn points by ordering food delivery via Uber Eats or requesting select Uber rides. Read More
Hard-Rock-Hotel-Treats
News / Online
My Method... How Hotel Treats helped properties earn valuable revenue during the pandemic
By Kasia Pankowska - Hotel Treats | March 29, 2021
Hotel Treats helped Hard Rock Hotels earn $1.5 million through vouchers during the pandemic. Read More
Why hoteliers should consider a phased approach to a revenue rebound
Opinion / Distribution
Why hoteliers should consider a phased approach to a revenue rebound
By Klaus Kohlmayr - IDeaS | March 24, 2021
The sector needs a better understanding of data, insight into what is driving today’s consumer, untapped innovation, new leadership roles and the agility to keep up with demand. Read More
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News / Startups
Group travel startup Launchtrip raises $3.8M pre-seed round
By Mitra Sorrells | March 18, 2021
The startup will offer its app in beta this summer with 200,000 hotels in seven U.S. cities. Read More
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
News / Technology
How travel brands are using Apple's App Clip to drive engagement, touchless experiences
By Jill Menze | March 16, 2021
Brands including KKday, Caesars Entertainment and Expedia Group have developed App Clip solutions to provide a frictionless experience for travelers while increasing customer engagement. Read More
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
News / Online
Spend more, stay longer: The consumer trends driving travel in 2021
By Jill Menze | March 9, 2021
According to the American Express Travel: Global Travel Trends Report, consumers are approaching travel in 2021 with a new mindset. Read More