Hospitality and Travel (Podcast)

Modern Restaurant Management

In this episode of The Main Course , host Barbara Castiglia talked with Joe Robert-Thornton, EVP and COO of HMSHost, a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. When folks compared the toll the travel industry took during the pandemic, they made comparisons to 9/11.

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Spring Break Travel is in the Forecast: How to Attract Tourists to Your Restaurant


According to Vacasa’s 2022 Spring Travel Trend’s survey, one thing is clear: everyone needs a break this spring. 37% are planning to travel during spring break, specifically, which is an increase from the 29% who were traveling for Spring Break 2021.

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Trending! Travel bubbles: the next big opportunity in hospitality


Although many regions around the world are looking at declining coronavirus rates, the wide spread ban on international travel has been a blow to many hospitality businesses - but this may be starting to change.

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Traveling Restaurant and Hospitality Managers? Don’t Discount It Just Yet!

Gecko Hospitality

We would like you to stretch your imagination for a moment and consider the concept of traveling managers: hiring professional hospitality managers who travel to your restaurants or hotels to provide their leadership and skill. Why Traveling Managers? Travel for Work Concept.

Top Travel Industry Trends for 2021

Gourmet Marketing

The travel industry has shifted and reshaped forever following the COVID-19 pandemic. Surveys from industry leaders like Tripadvisor indicate an enthusiasm among travelers to get back to traveling and visiting loved ones, both domestically and internationally. Domestic Travel.

How I Got My Job: Making Travel Food Shows


Helen Cho didn’t originally set out to work in food television, but not long after she left film school, she found herself working on some of the industry’s most important docu-travel shows. Carmen Chan. Helen Cho has worked with Anthony Bourdain, W. Kamau Bell, David Letterman, and Lisa Ling.

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Food That Travels Well for Delivery: Tips for COVID-19

7 Shifts

Whether you have been offering delivery and takeout for years, or have had to make a recent pivot during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to know which food travels best for delivery—and how to change up your menu to stay profitable while dine-in isn't an option.

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Inis Mór, Aran Islands #TasteTheIsland Travel Guide [AD]

Gastro Gays

Only behind the UK and Iceland in size, Ireland, being an island itself, also boasts little collections of smaller islands off its mainland… The post Inis Mór, Aran Islands #TasteTheIsland Travel Guide [AD] appeared first on GastroGays. Sponsored by Discover Ireland Did you know Ireland is Europe’s third-largest island?

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The (Near) Future of Hotel Travel Is here


As safety measures like masks and distancing threaten to carry on for another year, hotels amp up the perks, packages, and amenities to court travelers The new Hotel June, located in the beachside Playa Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, was set to open last spring.

How Your Hotel Can Attract Business Travelers

Gourmet Marketing

Business travel took a hit when COVID-19 began, and the hotel and travel industry felt its effects. However, now that states are reopening, companies are discussing traveling once again, even if it may be limited. Once business travel starts to pick back up, travelers will want a safe and comfortable place to stay. Below are a few ways your hotel can attract business travelers. Offer business traveler loyalty programs.

Food, It Turns Out, Has Little to Do With Why I Love to Travel 


It’s the people that make a place — but these days, human interaction is hard to come by I used to love to travel. Let me be clear: I absolutely would not and do not recommend frivolous travel.

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It's Time To Travel!

The Wine Knitter

With travel finally opening up again, my virtual plane has been retired for now, and I am finally taking to the skies once again and heading to Spain! It has been almost two years since I last met with wine producers and toured vineyards in person.

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What Travelers Want in F&B and US Foods Scholars

Modern Restaurant Management

What’s Important to Travelers. SevenRooms released its “Checking In For F&B” report, which uncovered the most important things to today’s traveler when it comes to food and beverage at hotels. Knowing that food and beverage can be an incredible asset for hotel brands, setting them apart in a sea of options available to today’s savvy traveler, SevenRooms set out to uncover which elements would encourage travelers to stay at a certain hotel.

Travel’s Grand Return


The feeling in the air is travel — and it’s happening. Eater Travel has spent the past several months with locals on the ground in cities across North America, updating existing maps and whipping up new ones, showing you where to eat in more than 100 destinations across the U.S.,

Going The Extra Mile For Your Hotel Guests Once Travel Picks Back Up

Gourmet Marketing

With this new confidence comes hope and optimism for the travel and hotel industries. Over the past nine months, your hotel has hopefully been preparing for an inevitable uptick in travel. Travel will look different after the pandemic ends, and your guests will expect you to go above the extra mile to gain their trust. Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is on the rise.

25 Of The Best Budget Travel Blogs

Lady Boss Blogger

Are you interested in seeing the best budget travel blogs out there and how they’ve gotten their smart? It’s all about discovering the value of things and learning from other travelers and bloggers. The post 25 Of The Best Budget Travel Blogs appeared first on LadyBossBlogger.

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A Taste of Spain: Travel, Food and Wine Writing Class in Rioja


1 to get a $400 discount on the Travel Writing in Rioja Class! This one-week intensive class will introduce you to essential techniques of travel, food and wine writing and give you expert, insider advice about how to submit and publish finished travel stories. Rioja Spain.jpg.

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A Taste of Spain: Travel, Food and Wine Writing Class in Rioja


1 to get a $400 discount on the Travel Writing in Rioja Class! This one-week intensive class will introduce you to essential techniques of travel, food and wine writing and give you expert, insider advice about how to submit and publish finished travel stories. Rioja Spain.jpg.

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10 Companies That Pay Influencers To Travel

Lady Boss Blogger

Did you know that companies pay influencers to travel? Traveling to exciting destinations for free, being pampered, treated to nice meals, and getting paid to do it sounds too good to be real. The post 10 Companies That Pay Influencers To Travel appeared first on LadyBossBlogger.

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The 5 Best Wine Varietals Around the World Worth Traveling For


Oenophiles around the world are onboard with the latest travel trend: entire holidays centered around a favorite wine region, grape varietal or vineyard. An epic wine tasting tour paired with on-site winery stays and an authentic travel experience is a must for wine lovers on holiday.

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How To Become A Successful Travel Blogger

Lady Boss Blogger

Travel blogging has been all the rage, especially within the last 5-10 years. You’ve probably thought about becoming a successful travel blogger, but you may talk yourself out of it with questions such as: How can I afford it?

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11 Tips From a Travel Blogger For Your Long Haul Fight

Gastro Gays

As you may have noticed from our site, we’ve mostly, kind-of, exclusively explored Europe for the past 3/4 years since we’ve been travel writing. Living in Ireland, we’re lucky to be very well connected to… The post 11 Tips From a Travel Blogger For Your Long Haul Fight appeared first on GastroGays.

Travel Searches Plunged 64%, but These Comfort Destinations Remain the Most Popular During Lockdown


The force behind the hashtag #StaySafeStayHome has significantly affected the travel and hospitality industries since the onset of COVID-19. A recent survey by RENTCafe shares interesting travel insights that may affect your hospitality business. Stacey Sears.

10 Inspirational Hospitality Industry Stories During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

Long Island City-based JetBlue and United Airlines are offering free round-trip flights for medical volunteers traveling to New York City to join the frontline in the battle against COVID-19. Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, there is a lot of negativity online and in the news.

7 Tips for Hospitality Marketing During COVID-19

Social Hospitality

However, no one understands the consequences more than the travel and hospitality industries. After all, you don’t want to pay for search traffic if no one is actively searching for travel destinations. Inspire business travelers to extend their trip for some leisurely downtime.

7 Best Aesthetically Pleasing Travel Bloggers On Instagram

Lady Boss Blogger

Most travel bloggers seem as though they live the life almost everyone envies—aesthetically pleasing and picture-perfect shots at landmarks, of sunsets, and on boats off the Italian coast. The post 7 Best Aesthetically Pleasing Travel Bloggers On Instagram appeared first on LadyBossBlogger.

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Kittea: Taking the Path Less Travelled

Candy Bar

The post Kittea: Taking the Path Less Travelled appeared first on Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner. Here’s Inez from Kittea, and how a sketch turned into thriving eCommerce business. We’ll […].

5 Examples of Customer Service Innovation in Hospitality

Social Hospitality

Customer Relations Hotels Marketing Restaurants Technology Travel ArticlesThe hospitality industry constantly changes and evolves in the face of new industry and consumer trends. Unique socio-economic shifts also dictate the course of the market.

Travel Itinerary: The Cliff Coast –– Galway and Clare Staycation

Gastro Gays

Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is a mammoth 2,500km stretch along the country’s rugged, ocean-battered coastline, running from Donegal right down to Cork. At its mid-point is the colourful, eclectically electric and craft and craic-filled city… Features

Missing Travel? This 'Irreverent Guide' Visits Anthony Bourdain's Favorite Places

The Salt

World Travel: An Irreverent Guide is based on the TV chef's writings and an interview conducted just before his death. "He always made people feel like they belonged," says a former Bourdain producer.

9 Important Hospitality Sales and Marketing Tips

Social Hospitality

According to the data from the 2019 Travel and Hospitality Industry Outlook by Deloitte , industry growth is consistent throughout the past decade. That’s not just because people are traveling more. If you travel around the Provence, you will likely miss this beautiful village.

How To Travel The World Affordably As An Influencer

Lady Boss Blogger

The post How To Travel The World Affordably As An Influencer appeared first on LadyBossBlogger. Blog Resources Business Resources Influencer Resources

Fleetwood: A Delicious and Peaceful Place to Dine in Napa Valley


03 california Calistoga Calistoga Motor Inn and Spa Fleetwood Restaurant Napa Valley travel Wine Country Wine Country TravelFleetwood restaurant in Calistoga is a rustic yet refined place for creative cocktails, wood fired pizza, pasta, and more. Food Restaurant Profile Vol. 26 No.

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The Benefits of Guest Feedback in the Hospitality Industry

Social Hospitality

Especially now, when travel is affected by the COVID pandemic. Customer Relations Dining Articles Hotels Restaurants Travel ArticlesThe hospitality industry is the poster child of customer-centricity and always putting the customers’ needs first. This mindset is now embodied by other industries as well. Customers are now accustomed to a new level of customer care.

Are airlines starting to offer better coffee?

Perfect Daily Grind

For many, a cup of coffee is a central part of the experience of air travel. Marilyn considers it a smart move for airlines to consider business travellers. We had a representative travelling from London to New York to taste the coffee in the air,” he explains. “We

Disruption Decade: Travel and Tourism Impact


He is also the co-founder of Jumia Travel, Africa’s largest hotel booking portal. The two discuss the troubling effects coronavirus has and will continue to have on travel and tourism. Travel habits may also change.

Ideas for accommodating families with young children


While family vacations can be fun, every parent knows that traveling with children isn’t always easy. What are some child-friendly activities and amenities you can offer that would make their lives easier during their travels?

‘Street Food: Latin America’ Explores the Lives of Vendor All-Stars When Travel Is Impossible


Travel shows, especially those focused on food, exist for two reasons. They’re escapism for those who can’t travel and aspirational for those who can. No joy was taken in the realization that I should have worked less and traveled more before COVID-19 changed everything.

FinnAir Believes Travelers Miss Flying And Airplane Food

The Salt

The airline has partnered with a local supermarket chain in Finland to recreate its business-class meals. It will sell dishes once featured on Europe-to-Asia flights such as reindeer meatballs

Travel is back: Get insights you need to understand what that means for you


According to a report from American Express, 76% of… The post Travel is back: Get insights you need to understand what that means for you appeared first on Open for Business. With vaccination rates rising, Americans are once again on the move.