Articles tagged “boston”

Tourism

Boston Sticks to Its Bold Diversity Push in Latest Tourism Campaign

As a traveler of color, I approve this message. As a tourism marketing effort, it's a smart one ahead of what's predicted to be a busier and more competitive summer than last year's. Way to go, Boston — and look out New York City.

Boston Sticks to Its Bold Diversity Push in Latest Tourism Campaign

Tourism

Tourism in U.S. Chinatowns Hit Hard by Racism and Pandemic

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, the number of hate crimes committed against Asian Americans has increased exponentially. Covid-19 and racism have combined to cripple tourism and local businesses in Chinatowns across the United States.

Tourism in U.S. Chinatowns Hit Hard by Racism and Pandemic

Coronavirus

Your City Was Home to a Superspreader Hotel: What Hospitality Can Learn From Boston’s Comeback Plan

The world's hotels need events and meetings to return, likely before a coronavirus vaccine is released, in order to survive financially. Boston's rebound plan is a solution with global implications.

Your City Was Home to a Superspreader Hotel: What Hospitality Can Learn From Boston’s Comeback Plan

Rail

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

This article focuses on the short-term negative. But Intel's early May acquisition of Moovit, an app powered by data from 7,500 public transit operators, suggests that growing enhancements may make transit more appealing by the time the pandemic ebbs.

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

Airlines

JetBlue Girds for Airline Hub War in Boston

What choice does JetBlue have but to downplay its competitive problems in Boston? But this is not good for the airline. It was bad enough when JetBlue had to worry about new routes from Delta. Now American is joining the mix.

JetBlue Girds for Airline Hub War in Boston

Hotels

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Is the Boston-Airbnb settlement, which calls for short-term regulatory platforms to comply with a city ordinance, a model for future agreements? Too soon to tell but what's clear is that the alternative accommodations industry will one day transition from outliers to regulated entities.

Airbnb Gets New Power to Inform on Rivals When They Are Scofflaws

Hotels

Probe Finds Wynn Executives Hid Sexual Harassment Claims Against CEO

Would the loss of a gaming license in Boston spell doom for Wynn Resorts? We’ll have to wait and see.

Probe Finds Wynn Executives Hid Sexual Harassment Claims Against CEO

Airlines

JetBlue’s Battle to Remain Dominant in Boston

A few years ago, Delta Air Lines expanded in Seattle and tried to take share from Alaska Airlines. Surprisingly, Alaska has held on to most of its customers. Now, Delta is trying a similar strategy in Boston. JetBlue has a big customer base there. Will JetBlue's loyalists stick around?

JetBlue’s Battle to Remain Dominant in Boston

Hotels

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

A "perfect storm" for hoteliers is a "perfect nightmare" for anyone hoping to attend a Harvard commencement ceremony or an NBA playoff game.

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

Business Travel

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report

Two of the biggest transformations in the meetings industry today relate to more creative event design and more emphasis on diversity, but we have a long way to go before each enters mainstream adoption. We in the meetings media can do better advancing those themes.

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report