Destinationaires: turning regional locations into destination tourism


So how can tourism-based hospitality businesses pivot their thinking to embrace the evolving needs and demands of travelers? To explain further, Wil Slickers joins us to talk about the ways hospitality and tourism innovators - destinationaires - can turn local spots into tourist destinations.

Top 5 US universities with hospitality and tourism management courses


A degree in hospitality and tourism isn’t a course that is often promoted. If you’re looking to start a career in this field or climb the hospitality ladder, take a look at these top universities that offer hospitality and tourism programs in the US.


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The best tourism direct marketing campaigns for the post-COVID world


Hospitality marketing Hotels Hospitality insights Restaurants Bars COVID-19 Travel & tourismDirect marketing for your business post-COVID might be an intimidating thought, especially because of how much the market has changed.

Trending! Travel bubbles: the next big opportunity in hospitality


If your area usually relies heavily on tourism to support its hospitality industry, you've probably felt the pinch in the last six months. Hotels Hospitality insights Hospitality managers Restaurants Bars COVID-19 Travel & tourism

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Ideas for accommodating families with young children


Health and wellbeing Hotels Hospitality managers Restaurants Travel & tourismWhile family vacations can be fun, every parent knows that traveling with children isn’t always easy. It can add a lot of stress, take longer to get around, and a lot of effort to keep kids from getting bored.

Disruption Decade: Travel and Tourism Impact


The two discuss the troubling effects coronavirus has and will continue to have on travel and tourism. In the latest episode of the Disruption Decade podcast, Paul Barron sits down with Marek Zmys?owski, owski, a Polish-born author, entrepreneur, and executive.

A specialty coffee shop tour of Toulouse, France

Perfect Daily Grind

Tours & City Guides coffee tourism english france french coffee culture specialty coffee shop tour specialty coffee tour toulouseFrance is renowned for its longstanding relationship with coffee, with the country’s first coffee house believed to have opened in the late 1680s.

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How to Start a Hotel Business: Complete Guide

App Institute

According to Statista, the tourism industry grows steadily each year. Inbound tourism growth by area; as per Statista What this means, is that although the hospitality industry is saturated, there is still a need for hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs, all over the world.

Exploring coffee culture in Iran

Perfect Daily Grind

Consumer Trends coffee tourism english iran iranian coffee market opportunities in the Middle East Middle Eastern coffee marketCoffee has a long history in Iran. Since the 16th century, coffee has been popular across the country.

Typsy chats with. Wil Slickers, 'Slick Talk' hospitality podcast


Wil sat down with Typsy to chat about all things hospitality, including destination tourism in the post-COVID future, cultivating a good hospitality team, and what guests really want. Wil Slickers is hospitality force to be reckoned with.

Romanelli Winery Umbria

A Wine Story

Mr. Romanelli began our conversation by emphasizing that two “projects” characterize their estate: Romanelli Nature and Romanelli Tourism. As we exited the vineyard, Mr. Romanelli spoke to me about their relatively new ‘wine-tourism’ program reflecting eco-tourism.

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Valencia, Spain, gives cultural protection to iconic rice and meat dish paella

The Salt

Valencia tourism official Miguel Perez explains why Valencia, Spain, has given paella protected cultural status.

5 Ways to Increase Summer Traffic to Your Bar

Sculpture Hospitality

Tourism increases and people are looking to enjoy a nice meal on a breezy patio. The good news is, the summer months are typically a boom time for bars and restaurants according to Houston Chron. But this can also mean increased competition. If you want to make sure you are getting your share of the summer business and increase your foot traffic, be sure to follow these 5 tips: Bar Management Restaurant Operations

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7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

How did SARs or H1N1 affect tourism and what was the response? As worldwide markets continue to feel the pain of COVID-19, companies of every size are suffering from the effects. However, no one understands the consequences more than the travel and hospitality industries.

Top Travel Industry Trends for 2021

Gourmet Marketing

Sustainable Tourism. Hotels and other tourism businesses should position themselves appropriately by reducing waste and recycling where possible. Domestic travel will play a great role in helping the tourism industry get back on its feet.

School’s Out for More Than the Summer: Why Enrollment is Down in Hospitality Programs

Gecko Hospitality

This is one of the reasons US colleges and universities can expect a one- or two-year decline in hospitality and tourism enrollment. A recent eye-opening study was conducted by the International Journal of Business in Sports, Tourism & Hospitality Management.

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Outdoor Dining Enhancement Scheme – Ireland


The Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin TD has partnered with Fáilte Ireland and together they announce a €17m scheme to provide funding for individual tourism and hospitality businesses.

Expect a tough, demanding summer for restaurants and cafes

Ken Burgin

Tourism will be well-down , even if we are all keen to travel – nothing international for quite a while, and even interstate will be difficult. The Covid delta variant is widespread, limiting activity and creating fear of new variations. People are nervous, which always limits spending.

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Considering a Career in Hospitality? 4 Things College Graduates Should Know

Gecko Hospitality

It includes the restaurant industry, tourism, hotels, lodging, and so much more. If you’re getting ready to graduate from college and are looking for job stability and opportunities for advancement, look no further than the hospitality field.

How to Open A Casual Dining Restaurant In Bahrain

The Restaurant Times

Tourism is a crucial part of Bahrain’s economy. The contribution of tourism clocks around 7% of Bahrain’s GDP and is expected to increase to 11% by 2028.

Why Changing Perceptions Mean Now Is the Time to Launch a British Hospitality Business

Modern Restaurant Management

Sustainable Tourism Is on the Up. Many are becoming increasingly aware of sustainability issues such as climate change and over-tourism, and this has brought about a rise in eco-tourism. There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has had a profound and lasting effect.

Now’s the time to ask your Member of Parliament for financial help…

Ken Burgin

Tourism and hospitality is reeling from the terrible fires and drought – the effect on small business is catastrophic. That means a lot less employment, no-one investing in new equipment, and a lot less money in the economy. Will it create a recession?

Without the Tourists, the Fate of Portuguese Food Is Unclear


Nowhere in Europe has tourism played as big a role in shaping the overall food scene as Portugal. Our creative cuisine depends on gastronomic tourism,” says Paulina Mata, professor and coordinator of the first master’s degree in Gastronomic Sciences in Portugal at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

When Pleasure Turns To Pain For Hospitality Owners, Staff & Customers

Future Food

When Pleasure Turns To Pain For Hospitality Owners, Staff & Customers. Eating and drinking is “One of Life’s Pleasures” and it’s always much better when you’re eating and drinking with family and friends in one of your favourite cafés, bars or restaurants.

Planning Your Shared Kitchen: 3 Ways to Clarify your Goals

The Food Corridor

Expand food tourism and support the tourism and hospitality economy. Are you in the process of establishing your shared kitchen? Planning a shared kitchen project is a complex process and it can be difficult to properly refine your objective.

How to Diversify Your Brand by Adapting Plant-Based Food Trends

Modern Restaurant Management

For this reason, the culinary, tourism and hospitality industries need to evolve and expand their brand by offering plant-based protein alternatives on menus.

Latest Payment Technology Trends for Restaurant Checkout

Modern Restaurant Management

Plus, as tourism starts to open back up post-pandemic, it will be revolutionary for popular tourist destinations where language barriers exist. In the hospitality industry, QR codes are currently all the rage as they are practically e-commerce payments.

Foot Traffic Suggests Slow but Steady Recovery

Modern Restaurant Management

“Besides population density, tourism and travel have a significant impact on the local dining scene,” said Cohen.

Can Ghost Kitchen Business Model Be the Future of Restaurant Business?

The Restaurant Times

Reviving Tourism. Post pandemic, tourism was almost switched off for the country. Tourism is thus expected to grow in the years to come. Ghost kitchens, also known as cloud kitchens or dark kitchens, is a relatively new concept even though it has existed for years in the UAE.

The 34 Essential Athens Restaurants


The country quickly advertised itself as a safe vacation destination, and the tourism industry made a significant comeback. Outside Geros tou Moria | Geros tou Moria.

How Expo 2020 And Other Global Events Evoke Positive Sentiments Amongst Middle-East Restaurant Operators

The Restaurant Times

The core reason being the crippling impact of pandemic on the travel and tourism sector. The travel and tourism industry is a major contributor to the GCC economies. The arrival of COVID-19 disrupted the global restaurant industry, and the GCC was no exception.

What Hotel Menu Trends Will Define 2022?

Hot Schedules

Social media is essential to modern tourism, so focus on food presentation and make sure it’s Instagram-able! What Hotel Menu Trends Will Define 2022?

How To Calculate Cafeteria License Cost In Dubai

The Restaurant Times

The global stature of Dubai as a financial and tourism hub has been a major driver in its development. The Food and Safety Department will issue a food license, while the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing in Dubai will issue a trade license.

?? 5 Guaranteed Reasons to Love Texas Wine Country

A Wine Story

Because wineries appear all around Texas wine country, you won’t find a central wine tourism “village” like the city of Napa or nearby Yountville. Would it surprise you to discover that many people consider Texas Wine Country to be the “new” Napa Valley of the Southwest?

Dagmar Symes On How The Restaurant Business Is Evolving In Saudi Arabia

The Restaurant Times

They grow more organically in a very healthy way without overdoing the tourism segment. Now with the pandemic, who would have known that COVID would also change the world, but I think this pandemic has given all of us a very conscious understanding of tourism of traveling of staycation.

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The Australian Craft Beverage Movement – Reshaping the F&B Landscape

Future Food

There must be something that provides an enticing and satisfying experience for the visitor, to ensure that they will tell their friends and come back.” - Dr. Alison Dunn 2018 | How Tourism can support the local craft beverage industry.

What Is a Good Average Daily Rate (ADR) for Hotels?


Offer Room Service & Additional Guest Services Build Guest Packages & Offer Promotions Use Local Tourism & Events Improve Your Hotel’s Online Reputation with Guest Reviews Monitor Competitors Optimize Your Hotel Rooms’ Pricing Upsell Guests.

6 Proven Ancillary Revenue Ideas for Hotels (2021)


2020 showed us that you can never be complacent in your hotel’s revenue strategy.

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The elevation of F&B in the Hotel industry

Future Food

This ongoing uncertainty and repeat border closures has impacted international and domestic tourism, however the announcement of the aforementioned hotels keeps coming.

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Restaurant Marketing Tips: Earning Back Customer Confidence Post Pandemic

The Restaurant Times

Given its rise as a tourism destination, Dubai has twice as many dining options as New York. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted businesses across all industries, be it large corporations or SMEs.