Articles tagged “birmingham”

Orlando and Birmingham Leaders Grapple With Tourism Identities They Didn’t Want

Orlando and Birmingham Leaders Grapple With Tourism Identities They Didn’t Want

Dan Peltier, Skift

Mayors have power to dictate how a city positions itself for tourism. Orlando and Birmingham's stories are ones where the mayors entered office admitting their cities weren't being smart about tourism and they improved their marketing strategies from there.

2 years ago

Getting a Seat at the Table Beats Social Media for Destinations on the Rise

Getting a Seat at the Table Beats Social Media for Destinations on the Rise

Doug Lansky, Skift

The fastest growing destinations have been collaborating with the city, politicians and private sector to develop competitive attractions and infrastructure. And they've been doing it for years.

5 years ago

Marketing the UK to China: First UK Non-London China Flights Start From Birmingham

Marketing the UK to China: First UK Non-London China Flights Start From Birmingham

CAPA - Centre For Aviation

Smart move by Birmingham Airport, and great for the tourism economy beyond London.

5 years ago

Birmingham, Alabama is finally giving travelers a reason to visit

Jay Reeves, Associated Press

Cities like Birmingham will continue to grow if they look to mid-size success stories like Richmond, Omaha, and Lexington and less at faded regional giants like Memphis.

6 years ago

How about renaming Birmingham Airport after bat-chomping reality star Ozzy Osbourne?

If we can have a museum devoted to ABBA, the idea of an airport named after the Black Sabbath frontman doesn't immediately have to be chucked in the "bad idea" bin.

7 years ago