Craft Beer is big business in America with a proven ability engage a new travel consumer who will spend added dollars to visit local neighborhoods and beer-themed events.
Whether it's because of the great snow, skiing, or maybe the fact that Colorado is one of the few states where marijuana usage is legal, the Rocky Mountain State had a record number of visitors and sales tax revenues this year.
The collaboration between Visit Denver and one of Chicago's economic development agencies shows how tourism bureaus can create dynamic experiences to engage conference planners in their source markets.
Day is one of the few airport bosses in the U.S. who can proudly point to her terminals and know they can compete on a global level.
High demand for hotel rooms and conference space near airports, along with an overall rejuvenation of airport product in the U.S., is leading developers to invest in upscale airport hotels.
A smarter, design-focused airport can make flyers more relaxed and offer more memorable experiences before a flight.
Better independent lounges are taking over the space once controlled by airlines and frequent travelers couldn't be happier.
Travelers want less human interaction with traditional airport processes but more culinary and cultural experiences to make their time in a terminal well spent. This isn't an easy equation to balance and Denver International Airport is one facility demonstrating it knows what the future holds for airports.
Build for the future, not the problems of the present.
We're in full support of Denver taking over all New York-area airports. Help us, please.