Articles tagged “baltimore”

Tourism

Visit Baltimore CEO: Let’s Have the Race Conversation and Change Tourism Once and for All

Lots of urgent changes are needed in travel, and nothing more urgent than making it racially diverse. As an industry, we have fallen short, and tourism needs to reflect the diversity of the world of travelers it serves.

Visit Baltimore CEO: Let’s Have the Race Conversation and Change Tourism Once and for All

Tourism

Baltimore Tourism Rebrands to Show More of the City Beyond Violent Crime Stereotypes

Baltimore has strong tourism offerings, but those unfamiliar with the city may have trouble looking past the headlines about violent crime. The tourism board is ready to take control of that narrative.

Baltimore Tourism Rebrands to Show More of the City Beyond Violent Crime Stereotypes

Hotels

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

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.

Changing Baltimore’s Image One Luxury Hotel at a Time

Rail

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington

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.

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington

Meetings

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

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.

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

Airlines

Baltimore Airport Replaces Payphones With Charging Stations

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.

Baltimore Airport Replaces Payphones With Charging Stations

Tourism

The Blackfish Controversy Makes Waves at National Aquarium

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

The Blackfish Controversy Makes Waves at National Aquarium

Cruises

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

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

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