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.

Japan Tourism Is Using Celebrity Chefs to Make the Country More Palatable to U.S Travelers

skift.com - Destinations · 27 Nov

Japanese culture is often close to home for Americans, whether it’s at a sushi or ramen restaurant, a karaoke bar, a karate studio, Hello Kitty items

Utah Ski Resorts Worry Drunk Driver Laws Will Turn Off Visitors

skift.com - Destinations · 25 Nov

Utah ski officials kick off the new season energized by the growing possibility of another Winter Olympics bid and buoyed by two straight seasons of

Louisiana Food Tourism Backers to Promote Cajun Cooking in New York

skift.com - Destinations · 5 Nov

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is heading to New York with 10 chefs to promote Louisiana cuisine. The tourism marketing trip is planned for Monda