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Articles tagged “dallas”

Skift CMO Interviews: Dallas Tourism Redefines Its Image Around Local and Luxury

Skift CMO Interviews: Dallas Tourism Redefines Its Image Around Local and Luxury

Greg Oates, Skift

Visit Dallas redeveloped its website to reflect the city's neighborhood appeal in an effort to attract more leisure travelers and extend its domestic source markets for short-term getaways.

7 months ago

Virgin America Won’t Discount Fares to Compete in Crowded Markets

Virgin America Won’t Discount Fares to Compete in Crowded Markets

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Virgin America's strategy of higher fares and fewer ancillaries likely lets them attract a more loyal and higher spending customer.

10 months ago

Skift MeetingsIQ: Dallas and Palm Springs CEO Interviews, Hilton’s Planner IQ Hub

Skift MeetingsIQ: Dallas and Palm Springs CEO Interviews, Hilton’s Planner IQ Hub

Greg Oates, Skift

Tourism Montreal is sharing great meetings-specific digital content, which is inspiring other destinations like Palm Springs to do the same. In the hospitality sector, Hilton Hotels is the leader of meetings content with its Connect+ platform.

1 year ago

Visit Dallas CEO Says Houston’s Anti-LGBT Vote Bad For State’s Convention Business

Visit Dallas CEO Says Houston’s Anti-LGBT Vote Bad For State’s Convention Business

Greg Oates, Skift

In a city with the sixth largest LGBT population nationwide, Visit Dallas wants meeting planners to know it has a completely different attitude toward equality and tolerance than Houston.

1 year ago

Destinations Make Adjustments to Create ‘Authentic’ Press Trips

Destinations Make Adjustments to Create ‘Authentic’ Press Trips

Dan Peltier, Skift

Many times it's the experiences journalists have outside the planned itinerary on press trips that help them tell the stories they want to tell.

1 year ago

American Airlines Is Moving to a New Headquarters Near Its Old One

American Airlines Is Moving to a New Headquarters Near Its Old One

Associated Press

This story is only notable to point out that American's last headquarters move resulted in a Congressional fight in Washington over taxes, funding, and the proper use of public funds. We're wondering if there's so much drama this time.

1 year ago

Southwest Paid $120 Million for 2 Gates at Dallas Love Field

Southwest Paid $120 Million for 2 Gates at Dallas Love Field

David Koenig, Associated Press

Southwest doesn't usually get involved in ego-driven contests of will, but it's attachment to Love Field may mean it's breaking from the norm.

1 year ago

Video: Behind the Scenes at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Video: Behind the Scenes at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

The lines and the workers in this video move much faster than the ones we're used to seeing.

1 year ago

Virgin America Can’t Come Up With Enough Flights for Its New Gates in Dallas

Virgin America Can’t Come Up With Enough Flights for Its New Gates in Dallas

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

One could argue that when it came to gates at Love Field, Virgin America's eyes were bigger than its stomach.

1 year ago

Tourism PR Professionals Say How Social Media Changed Their Jobs

Tourism PR Professionals Say How Social Media Changed Their Jobs

Dan Peltier, Skift

Some of these changes are more obvious, but bringing PR into paid advertising is an interesting insight that other destinations likely see happening too.

2 years ago

Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Drops $1.2 Million on Premium Lounge Consultant

Dallas-Fort Worth Airport Drops $1.2 Million on Premium Lounge Consultant

Andrea Ahles, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

You know leadership has no idea what to do when they drop money on consultants like this.

2 years ago

Interview: Building the Next Generation Tourism Board for U.S. Cities

Interview: Building the Next Generation Tourism Board for U.S. Cities

Greg Oates, Skift

The role of tourism bureaus is shifting from sales and marketing to placemaking and place branding. These 50 cities are out in front of that trend.

2 years ago