Angie Giroux

Angie Giroux is a senior editor in charge of SmartBrief's travel and hospitality content, including newsletters for the aerospace and aviation industries. Before joining SmartBrief, she was with a Washington, D.C.-based trade association.

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Beer-centric travel is on the rise
Beer-centric travel is on the rise

When 42% of Americans say they prefer beer to wine or liquor it makes perfect sense that many hospitality companies have jumped on the beer wagon, seeking ways to set themselves apart.

Technology, planning help travelers stay safe, healthy
Technology, planning help travelers stay safe, healthy

Nothing is more important than safety when traveling in unfamiliar surroundings. Knowing where to stay, the contents of food and beverages, and how to handle an emergency all are essential to a safe and pleasant business or leisure trip.

Combining a leisure excursion with business travel, also known as “bleisure,” is growing in popularity among corporate travelers.

travel technology
travel technology

Technology for travelers is shaping expectations and changing the way people travel.

hotel food and beverage
hotel food and beverage

Food and beverage operations is one area in which hotels must stay on top of changing guest preferences throughout the year, but it is far from the only way hotels adjust to the changing seasons.

health and wellness spa cbd
health and wellness spa cbd

Spas continue to cater to those who want to eat healthy and use natural remedies, and these days, that translates to the use of CBD oil as well.

hotel cocktail bar
hotel cocktail bar

Cruise ship companies and hotels are maintaining high standards in food and beverage services, both taking cues from restaurants and retailers and acting as trendsetters in the expansive world of F&B at the same time.

Hotel wine programs
Hotel wine programs

Hotel food and beverage programs are faced with the constant challenge of bringing crowd pleasing wines to guests of varying tastes and knowledge of wine.

hotel food and beverage
hotel food and beverage

Creating restaurants with a unique appeal is a must for hotel F&B programs.

It is no secret within the hotel industry that millennial travelers represent a crucial growth market, and this generation’s sensibilities are heavily influencing hotel food and beverage programs.