Hotels Are Finding Cheaper Ways to Connect to Tech Vendors

A view of the Camino Real Hotel catering to a tourist crowd in Acapulco de Juárez, Mexico. The property belongs to Grupo Real Turismo, a hotel company that is using the startup Impala to connect to third-party vendors. Grupo Real Turismo Skift Take: Hotel tech innovation has been partly hampered by high tolls that property … [Read more…]

Best candy not sold in the US

People in the United States love candy. According to the US Census Bureau, each American eats 22 pounds of candy a year. Compare that to around 25 pounds per year of apples, the most consumed fruit in the US, of which nearly 14 pounds comes from apple juice. This is, by almost every measure, a … [Read more…]

Ethical Airbnb animal experiences

Animal tourism is… dicey, to say the least. While getting out in nature and appreciating wild animals in their natural habitat is all well and good, other practices like elephant rides, tiger encounters, and even zoos have come under fire in recent years, causing many to shun the practice of using animals as a tourist … [Read more…]