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Arend Oetker: Im Reich des anderen Oetker

Neben dem Stammhaus existiert noch eine zweite Oetker-Firmengruppe. An der Spitze steht BDI-Vizepräsident Arend Oetker. Große Teile des Vermögens hat er in die Schweiz verschoben.<p>Sie als arme Verwandte zu bezeichnen, wäre wirklich falsch - aber Ursula Oetker und ihre fünf Kinder galten lange als …

Home comforts: the Italian hotel giving refugees a showcase for their culinary skills

Part of a government project, Villaggio La Brocchi is a hotel focused on helping refugees – and by allowing them to shape the menu gives guests a taste of east Africa amid the Tuscan hills<p>In the Tuscan countryside north of Florence, the scent of ginger, cardamon, cloves and other exotic spices fill …

Der harte Kern

Wolf Lotter über Marketing<p>Der harte Kern<p>Wo alles nur noch Marketing ist, lässt sich nichts mehr richtig erkennen. Das kann man nur ändern, wenn man …

Taste happens in the brain

The misconception that our ability to perceive the five different tastes on separate areas of our tongues has been a long-held myth. Researcher</b> …

Umami as ‘the fifth taste’

Often referred to as “the fifth taste,” <b>umami</b> is somewhat elusive to describe because it is a subtle savoriness that enhances the other flavors in a …

Alcohol: How does it affect the flavor of your drink?

Have you ever wondered why adding water to your whisky, which lowers its alcohol percentage, opens up different and subtle, new flavors? Or why a …

Travel Megatrends 2017: Dining Out Is the Main Event

<i>This month we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or download</i> …

Travel Agents Share The Hottest Island Destinations

<i>PHOTO: The Hawaiian Islands are enjoying a resurgance of popularity. Pictured is the big island. (Photo courtesy Thinkstock)</i><p>If you’re planning for a …

Costa Rica

Video: Travel's Next Big Challenge Is Connecting Our Global Megacities

Travel companies and entrepreneurs may have done a great job of connecting up the industry internationally but on a local level there is still plenty …

Video: Airbnb and the New Hospitality Mindset

During the Skift Global Forum in New York City in September — our biggest gathering yet — if there were one word that we wish we earned money for …

Tripadvisor reveals best US and Global Hotels with 2017 Traveller Choice Awards

<b>TripAdvisor,Êthe travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travelers’ ChoiceÊfor Hotels awards. Travelers’ Choice award</b> …

Travel Megatrends 2017: Humanity Returns to Travel

<i>Yesterday we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or download</i> …

Travel Megatrends 2017: Overtourism Goes Mainstream

<i>Last week we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or download</i> …

Travel Megatrends 2017: A Year of Reckoning for Europe

<i>This month we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or download</i> …

Bankers, prepare to meet the Blockchain - now where Internet was in 1996

In a world full of disruptive technologies, it’s surprising that more attention is not paid to the biggest of them all – the blockchain. Centred on a …

Financial Services

Travel Trump-ed? - The Joy of Travel

I'm not a political aficionado.<p>I don’t pretend to understand NAFTA agreements or NATO obligations, but I know I’ve had a real knee-jerk reaction to …

Travel Industry

Tours and Activities Come Into Their Own and 10 Other Tourism Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

4 New Traveller 'Types' Emerging Within Asia Pacific: Explorer, Connector, Follower and Opportunist.

A study released by Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) reveals a series of highly contrasting traveller preferences behind the growing Asian Pacific …

Why the World Can’t Shut Its Borders

Editor in Chief Nathan Lump on why we must welcome those from outside our borders, and continue to travel to see new parts of the world.<p>I’ve written …

What Are The Top Luxury Travel Trends?

<i>PHOTO: Cuba found its way among the top 15 overall luxury destinations in the world according to Travel Leaders Group's top luxury travel trends for</i> …

Luxury Travel

Algorithms or agents? There's room for both in travel

There seems to be two rather different realities presented about human interaction with consumers in the travel industry. We hear that the industry …

Iran’s hospitality growth evident heading into IHTIC

<b>Iran is proving to be an increasingly popular destination for air travellers, experiencing growing passenger numbers from around the world Ð a trend</b> …

Conference in Iran draws together business leaders

<b>Iran is committed towards economic growth and transforming the country into a popular destination for business and leisure tourism, and business</b> …

Emerging Markets

Don’t forget about the importance of PR

<b>Rome wasn’t built in a day and the same goes for a PR strategy. Building a strong foundation for press efforts isn’t always easy, but can pay</b> …

Public Relations