Perhaps taking a page from popular narratives like Eat, Pray, Love, travel and dining often go hand in hand. For most travelers, food and beverage options play a pivotal role in their experience of a new culture or landscape, as well as their opinion of the hotel in which they stay. In this respect, a great location, personalized hotel accommodations, attentive service, and great (often local-inspired) food and drink programs are the primary indicators of a trip well spent.
The number of hotels offering room service continues to plummet. New research, 'The Future of Room Service surveyed thousands of travelers and reveals emerging trends in room service, in-room dining, and food delivery to hotel properties.
The market research team at Zion & Zion conducted an in-depth brand personality study of the nation's largest quick service restaurant (QSR) chains. The study examines where the QSRs sit on five brand personality dimensions: Sincerity, Excitement, Competence, Sophistication and Ruggedness.
From new venues to new foodie concepts, bars and restaurants in major cities in Central and Eastern Europe are rethinking their menus, design and location to better appeal to locals and tourists.