Syria's Tourism IndustryBut the Comeback Is Controversial

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Nov

Is visiting a country an implicit endorsement of its leadership? Or can intrepid travelers frame it simply as a gesture of connection with its people

The Future of Food Tourism in Thailand

skift.com - Destinations · 15 Nov

Food tourism has taken over the world, and few destinations are as primed to capitalize on the trend as Thailand. Tour operators, hotels, and others

New Report: The State of Global Wellness Travel: Where the Sector Is Headed Next

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Nov

We're more connected than ever but at the same time, it often feels like this connection hasn't really amounted to much. Perhaps this ongoing swith n

Chicago Michelin Guide Highlights Dining in West Loop Neighborhood

skift.com - Destinations · 28 Sep

Beyond the buzz of coveted stars, it's notable that The Hoxton's two restaurants have earned recognition from Michelin for quality value. The boutiqu

In-Flight Wellness Now Means Yoga on the Plane

skift.com - Destinations · 8 Sep

Free diver and conservationist Hanli Prinsloo shares her tricks for packing the most useful clothes you'll ever wear, taking care of your ears while

All U.S. Leisure Travel to Cuba Is Banned and 9 Other Tourism Trends This Week

skift.com - Destinations · 9 Jun

This week in tourism, the U.S. political climate is having a big impact on travel: the Trump administration heavily restricted trips to Cuba, and con

Thinking of Food Tourism Beyond a Good Meal and Drinks: New Skift Research

skift.com - Destinations · 12 Feb

We see food tourism as being more than just a buzzy trend. Understanding what it is today can help stakeholders find their place in the potentially l

Defining a New Era of Food Tourism: Latest Skift Research

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Feb

Food tourism is one trend that we don't see ever going away, but it will never stop evolving. Destinations and other stakeholders need to understand

Caribbean Downplays Zika While World Health Organization Remains Concerned

skift.com - Destinations · 1 Nov

With information about zika, parents-to-be must consider the source, even now. Tourism boards exist in large part tthe world health organization is i

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

skift.com - Destinations · 12 Oct

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 Philippines Aspires to Shift Visitors From Beaches to Culinary Tourism

skift.com - Destinations · 22 Jul

The Philippines' new tourism chief is hoping that millennials will be inspired by social media sites like WeChat and Instagram to visit its culinary

Estonia's Alcohol Tax Hikes Have Been a Buzzkill for Tourism

skift.com - Destinations · 13 Jun

Estonia’s efforts to curb alcoholism are scaring away its keenest tourists. Finns, who’ve long hopped on two-hour ferries to Tallinn to stock up on c

Whiskey Tourists Can Now Ship Bottles of Kentucky Bourbon Home

skift.com - Destinations · 3 Jun

What took Kentucky officials so long? A new law allowing tourists to ship home bottles of Kentucky bourbon is sure to boost sales and visitors to the

Intrepid Travel Uses Food Tourism to Gain a Better Understanding of Israel-Palestine Divide
Intrepid Travel Uses Food Tourism to Gain a Better Understanding of Israel-Palestine Divide

skift.com - Destinations · 24 Jan

As Israeli and Palestinian heads of state grow more reluctant to show up at the negotiating table, pioneering travel outfitters are bridging the gap

Chefs as Destination Ambassadors Appeal to Travelers' Foodie Obsessions

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Jan

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.