Articles tagged “cleveland”

Flyover Country Reminds Tourists Why That Was Never an Apt Description

Flyover Country Reminds Tourists Why That Was Never an Apt Description

Beth J. Harpaz, Associated Press

We've always hated the term "flyover country," but we do love the very creative rethinking of tourism by cities in these states. We've followed it for years and will continue to do so.

3 years ago

How to Run a Convention on the World’s Biggest Stage — Meetings Innovation Report

How to Run a Convention on the World’s Biggest Stage — Meetings Innovation Report

Greg Oates, Skift

Here's a handful of big name events and event marketers creating a more inspired user experience with next generation meeting design and technology.

3 years ago

Cleveland Tourism Cautiously Optimistic Midway Through Republican Convention

Cleveland Tourism Cautiously Optimistic Midway Through Republican Convention

Greg Oates, Skift

Destination Cleveland raised the bar on integrated web and social media content to promote the city to visiting delegates and convention planners around the globe.

3 years ago

Airbnb’s Potential Impact on Hotels During the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Airbnb’s Potential Impact on Hotels During the Republican and Democratic Conventions

Laila Kearney, Reuters

The upcoming Republican and Democratic national conventions may prove to be ideal case studies for whether or not Airbnb can have the potential to disrupt lucrative hotel compression night rates. And if Airbnb does make a mark on hotel rates, hotels will have to seriously rethink their strategies around the monopoly they once had with citywide meetings and events.

3 years ago

United Airlines Won’t Be Punished Over Decision to Close Cleveland Hub

United Airlines Won’t Be Punished Over Decision to Close Cleveland Hub

Brian Sumers, Skift

United said all along it had not violated a 2010 agreement requiring it to keep a certain number of flights in Cleveland for five years, and it seems an auditor has agreed.

3 years ago

What It Meant for Cleveland and Philadelphia to Win National Political Conventions

What It Meant for Cleveland and Philadelphia to Win National Political Conventions

Greg Oates, Skift

Philadelphia and Cleveland have invested heavily in their downtown districts and public-private partnerships, so they're viewing their two national political conventions as coming-out parties for the convention industry.

4 years ago

Cleveland Carves Out a Clever Niche as Home to World Class Medical Meetings

Cleveland Carves Out a Clever Niche as Home to World Class Medical Meetings

Greg Oates, Skift

Cleveland created competitive advantage in the medical meetings sector by building a silo-busting space for every corporate, scientific and academic leader in medical tech to share knowledge across disciplines.

4 years ago

Ohio Tourist Board Calls Gay Games a Tourism Success

Ohio Tourist Board Calls Gay Games a Tourism Success

Rick Armon, Akron Beacon Journal

The spread of LGBT events to destinations outside of major cities demonstrates both the growing acceptance and a clear understanding of the economic impact.

5 years ago

Cleveland Tourism Welcomes LeBron James’ Return

Cleveland Tourism Welcomes LeBron James’ Return

Dennis Schaal, Skift

King James giveth and King James taketh, and now LeBron James giveth to Cleveland tourism and basketball once again.

5 years ago

United Airlines Is Cutting Cleveland Hub on Path to $2 Billion in Savings

United Airlines Is Cutting Cleveland Hub on Path to $2 Billion in Savings

Hugh Son and Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

The promises about keeping the hub for two years, post-merger will certainly resonate with US Airways and American Air hubs worried about whether they will be on the chopping block in a couple of years.

6 years ago

Animated Cleveland airport ad campaign leaves travelers’ cares behind

Animated Cleveland airport ad campaign leaves travelers’ cares behind

Samantha Shankman, Skift

We wish more airports’ ads could be this much fun; however, Cleveland targets a very specific demographic and a similar strategy wouldn’t work for an international hub.

6 years ago