Articles tagged “charlotte”

Charlotte Already Sees Impact of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Bill on Convention Business

Charlotte Already Sees Impact of North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Bill on Convention Business

Greg Oates, Skift

Tourism bureaus in North Carolina are losing significant convention business due to the governor's new anti-LGBT law, so they need to start collecting as much data as possible to support a potential amendment.

3 years ago

Are Political Conventions a Bust for Host Cities?

Are Political Conventions a Bust for Host Cities?

Bob Bauder , Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The verdict on many political conventions is that they bring in a lot of hotel and restaurant business, often hurt smaller businesses, and provide little that is sustainable for the future. That's a calculation that prospective host cities have to consider.

5 years ago

Charlotte Douglas Airport Trying to Figure Out Who Will Be in Charge

Charlotte Douglas Airport Trying to Figure Out Who Will Be in Charge

Ely Portillo, Charlotte Observer

While the courts try to sort out who should run Charlotte Douglas International Airport, we know who already calls the shots -- American Airlines/US Airways.

5 years ago

American Airlines Looks Into Adding Flights From Charlotte to Smaller Midwest Cities

American Airlines Looks Into Adding Flights From Charlotte to Smaller Midwest Cities

Associated Press

American flyers will feel little impact from the merger for up to a year as the airline works towards introducing route changes and integrating staff and fleet.

5 years ago

U.S. Airports Race to Complete Billion Dollar Upgrades

U.S. Airports Race to Complete Billion Dollar Upgrades

Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer

The upgrades can initially hurt airports' profits and increase their fees for airlines, but well-planned improvements eventually boost revenues so that hubs can keep airlines and customers happy.

5 years ago

Charlotte Fails To Build Convention Business After Democrats Left

Charlotte Fails To Build Convention Business After Democrats Left

Associated Press

Was there something more Charlotte could have done to capitalize on its week in the limelight when the Democrats came to town? There had to be.

5 years ago

Charlotte to Become the New American’s Second Busiest Hub After Merger

Charlotte to Become the New American’s Second Busiest Hub After Merger

Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer

Changes that include gate designs to alliance carriers will take place over the next two to three years, which means Monday morning only marks the start of the second phase of the world's largest airline's creation.

5 years ago

Charlotte’s Economy Recovers One Low-Wage Hospitality Job at a Time

Eric Frazier, The Charlotte Observer

Charlotte's growing reputation as a popular tourist destination is pulling it out of the recession, but some worry that mid-level jobs are being replaced with cheap labor -- a fear that hotels claim is unsubstantiated given the opportunity for growth.

5 years ago

Charlotte is One Vote Away from Losing Ownership of US Airways Hub

Charlotte is One Vote Away from Losing Ownership of US Airways Hub

Associated Press

Ex-mayor of Charlotte and current Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx fought to keep the airport in the city's control, but advocates quickly pushed the handover through Senate since in an effort to ensure the hub keeps business after its main carrier US Airways merges with AA.

5 years ago

How US Airway’s Charlotte hub became one of the most successful airports in the country

How US Airway’s Charlotte hub became one of the most successful airports in the country

Charlottte consistently gets planes off the ground and to the gates on time, but would an AA merger exponentially increase the success of the airport with more departures and more passengers, or could overcrowding ruin the good thing that it has going?

6 years ago

US Airways snags new non-stop route from Charlotte, NC to Heathrow Airport

US Airways snags new non-stop route from Charlotte, NC to Heathrow Airport

eTurboNews

The new route will also provide an easier one-stop flight for travelers in America's booming southeast region.

6 years ago

Charleston, SC is voted world’s top tourist destination by Conde Nast Traveler readers

Charleston, SC is voted world’s top tourist destination by Conde Nast Traveler readers

Associated Press

Is it the charming Southern hospitality or homemade grits? The surprising pick makes more sense when considering the magazines' main readers are middle-aged American females.

6 years ago