Articles tagged “boston”

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The Digital Strategies Helping Cities Connect with Locals and Visitors

The Digital Strategies Helping Cities Connect with Locals and Visitors

Greg Oates, SkiftX

Municipal city governments have been investing heavily in smart city technologies, but in many different ways. Bloomberg Associates' new research puts forth some best practices to help cities learn how others are using various digital tools to engage locals and visitors effectively.

3 weeks ago

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

Boston Is a Textbook Example of Hotel Compression Nights In Action

Patrick Clark, Bloomberg

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

3 months ago

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report

The Future of Event Design and Diversity — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

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.

1 year ago

Marathoners Are Expected to Spend $192 Million in Boston This Month

Marathoners Are Expected to Spend $192 Million in Boston This Month

William J. Kole, Associated Press

In a race to increase visitor numbers and visitor spending, cities should be paying more attention to marathon tourism.

1 year ago

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

JetBlue Braces for Battle With Delta on Atlanta-Boston Route

Michael Sasso and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

JetBlue is returning to Atlanta after exiting the Delta hub in 2003 and likewise Delta doesn't want to play nice with JetBlue in its focus-city, Boston. Let the games begin -- or continue.

2 years ago

JetBlue Unveiling Its Improvements to Boston’s Logan Airport

JetBlue Unveiling Its Improvements to Boston’s Logan Airport

Associated Press

If these improve to are anything like what JetBlue did at its JFK terminal, Boston is lucky.

3 years ago

Wynn Resorts Boston Runs Into Opposition From Attorney General

Wynn Resorts Boston Runs Into Opposition From Attorney General

Philip Marcelo , Associated Press

The Massachusetts Attorney General's concerns that the permit application must include a long-term traffic mitigation plan will be part of the negotiating process between Wynn Resorts and authorities. This opposition doesn't mean the project is dead.

3 years ago

U.S.’s Most Used Rail Line to Suffer for Years, Even if Money for Tunnel Found

U.S.’s Most Used Rail Line to Suffer for Years, Even if Money for Tunnel Found

Elise Young, Bloomberg

Throw New Jersey politics into the mix with anything and any hope or promise is surely doomed.

3 years ago

To Get a New Casino Approved, Steve Wynn Will Improve a Boston Subway Line

To Get a New Casino Approved, Steve Wynn Will Improve a Boston Subway Line

Philip Marcelo , Associated Press

Wynn's subsidizing of Boston subways, due to the expected increased use of the system, would be the first such contribution by a private developer. He can afford it: Wynn is playing with house money.

3 years ago

Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid Is Still Mired in Confusion

Boston’s 2024 Olympic Bid Is Still Mired in Confusion

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press

If anything, this demonstrates that the people on the Organizing Committee for the Games need to be better organized. They're never going to be able to bribe the right IOC officials at this pace.

3 years ago

Boston’s Olympic Future Grows Dim for the 2024 Games

Boston’s Olympic Future Grows Dim for the 2024 Games

Stephen Wilson, Associated Press

Not that we have a horse in the race, but Philly would have been a much better choice.

3 years ago

New England Won the Super Bowl, But Boston Gives Up Early on Winter Storm

New England Won the Super Bowl, But Boston Gives Up Early on Winter Storm

Associated Press

It's not all about the visuals, but: Way to celebrate like a winner.

4 years ago