The State of Middle East Outbound Travel: New Skift Research

Skift Take: Outbound travel from the Middle East hasn’t garnered the attention of some other outbound markets, but given the high travel expenditure and growth of the region, we think this is one that’s worth paying attention to. — Meghan Carty Read the Complete Story On Skift

2010s restaurant industry news

In the last decade, food culture underwent a seismic shift. Celebrity chefs became just as interesting as, and in some cases more important than, the food they prepared. Sure, we had Julia Child in the latter half of the 20th century, but the start of the 21st century saw the concept of the “chef personality” … [Read more…]

Picasso painting raffled for cheap

If you’ve always fancied yourself an art connoisseur but lacked the millions of dollars necessary to actually take the plunge into collecting, this Picasso painting might be a good way to get your feet wet. Aider les Autres, a Paris-based nonprofit, is raffling off tickets to own Nature Morte, a 1921 Picasso painting, for around … [Read more…]