Category Archives: CVBs

Baltimore

Baltimore Bustling With Redevelopment, Luring Business Travelers

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Baltimore has reinvented itself several times over the past few decades. Each time, it has gained attention as an important destination for business travelers. “Baltimore’s skyline is currently dotted by construction cranes that are assembling new developments to completely transform its horizon,” says Al Hutchinson president and CEO of Visit Baltimore, the city’s CVB. One…

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California Travel Ban Provokes Scorn and Cancellations

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California’s ban on state-funded travel to states with LGBTQ discriminating laws has set off a range of reactions in the eight affected states, including a full-blown political feud in one of them. Tennessee’s state Senate passed a resolution mocking California and calling for the state to pass a reciprocal ban. A website in Alabama speculated state-funded California collegiate sports teams might not…

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Downtown Los Angeles: The Hottest Place to Meet

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Walt Disney Concert Hall Claim to Fame: It’s hot, and getting hotter The city’s central business district has been on fire for more than a decade. Once nearly irrelevant to daily—or visitor—life in L.A. (unless you were stuck having a job or business there), it’s now a nexus of hip attractions, great hotels and restaurants,…

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11 Up-and-Coming Meeting Cities that Sizzle and Satisfy

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Bird’s-eye view of Columbus, Ohio Emerging destinations for event planners to explore This year’s selection of 11 emerging U.S. cities consists of premium destinations for hosting business meetings, corporate events and association gatherings. From Northern California to the Colorado Rockies, from the Midwest to New England, and from the Southeast to the Lone Star state,…

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South Bend Invests in Meetings

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Hilton Garden Inn South Bend South Bend, Indiana, is not the first city that comes to mind as a major event destination. In fact, the first thing that comes to mind is the University of Notre Dame and nationally televised football games. “When many people think of South Bend they immediately associate it with Notre…

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Akron Leverages Location

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Akron Civic Theatre It’s shaping up to be a very good year for Akron. Ohio’s fifth largest city grew to prominence as a 20th-century tire-and-rubber empire (Goodyear still has its headquarters there). With waterfalls and national parks, PGA golf and pro football, amphitheaters and fine-arts, Akron is prospering today as a destination for business travelers…

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Lick Your Way Through L.A. to Win Museum of Ice Cream Tickets

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One of the coolest museums in Los Angeles right now has nothing to do with art or history, but with ice cream. That’s right, the Museum of Ice Cream is a temporary pop-up in Downtown L.A. and locals, tourists and celebrities are all scrambling for the coveted tickets. Discover Los Angeles has just announced a…

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Atlanta Venues Offer Historical and Cultural Experiences

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Martin Luther King Jr. Historical Site “Historic sites in Atlanta are very popular with educational groups and hobby groups, as their attendees typically appreciate history and love guided tours,” Vaughn says. The unique history of Atlanta and its deep cultural influence provide ample options for memorable special events. On the edge of Centennial Olympic Park…

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