Articles tagged “baltimore”

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From Place to Platform: The Rise of Smart Neighborhoods

From Place to Platform: The Rise of Smart Neighborhoods

Greg Oates, SkiftX

The intense focus on smart city design and development today needs to be explored through the lens of neighborhoods to make the theme more approachable for mainstream conversation and community engagement.

7 months ago

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

Laura Powell, Skift

For years, Baltimore has been portrayed on television and other media outlets as a city that's down on its luck. But a close look at what's happening in terms of investment in the city's luxury space reveals another side of the story.

11 months ago

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington

Associated Press

Building high-speed rail is a terribly slow process in the U.S., but this 15-minute stretch between Baltimore and D.C. is a good start. It would be welcome news for day-trippers and business travelers. But extending it to New York? Now we're talking.

12 months ago

St. Louis and Baltimore Tourism CEOs on How Their Cities Responded to Riots

St. Louis and Baltimore Tourism CEOs on How Their Cities Responded to Riots

Greg Oates, Skift

The St. Louis and Baltimore tourism bureaus used digital content wisely to protect their visitor economies during social unrest. Now they're attempting to use those same advocacy skills to help rebuild and strengthen their local communities to varying degrees of success.

3 years ago

Baltimore Airport Replaces Payphones With Charging Stations

Baltimore Airport Replaces Payphones With Charging Stations

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Travelers certainly get a charge out of finding an available charging station and BWI is making that relief more of a possibility. Note to Millennials: Payphones were public telephones that could be used for a fee, usually a dime or a quarter, before the birth of smartphones.

4 years ago

The Blackfish Controversy Makes Waves at National Aquarium

The Blackfish Controversy Makes Waves at National Aquarium

Yvonne Wenger, Baltimore Sun

How big will the ripple effect be? And will it change how destinations promote animal attractions?

4 years ago

Carnival is leaving Baltimore because it can’t meet environmental standards

Carnival is leaving Baltimore because it can’t meet environmental standards

The Baltimore Sun

Carnival would rather skip town that meet the EPA standards that would make its dirt-cheap cruises acceptable.

5 years ago