Articles tagged “destinations”

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Introducing Skift Cities: How Destinations Are Evolving to Create the Future of Meetings

Introducing Skift Cities: How Destinations Are Evolving to Create the Future of Meetings

Matt Heidkamp

We’re launching a new platform that examines the evolving role of cities as collision spaces for knowledge, creativity, and new ideas, and what that means for meetings and destinations.

1 week ago

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San Antonio’s Cross-Sector Collaboration Is Key to Attracting Important Meetings and Events

San Antonio’s Cross-Sector Collaboration Is Key to Attracting Important Meetings and Events

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The city of San Antonio realizes that collaboration of its private and public sectors is key to attracting high-tech companies and large-scale events.

1 week ago

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How San Antonio’s Smart Urban Vision Connects Locals and Convention Groups

How San Antonio’s Smart Urban Vision Connects Locals and Convention Groups

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The City of San Antonio is investing heavily in the downtown core and adjacent neighborhoods to provide more opportunities for residents and convention attendees to explore the area and engage with each other’s communities.

1 week ago

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San Antonio Unites Its Local Innovation Economy to Share a New Story with Conference Planners

San Antonio Unites Its Local Innovation Economy to Share a New Story with Conference Planners

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San Antonio is building on its past as a city of pioneers who once led the country’s expansion into the American Southwest. Today, the new frontier is digital. San Antonians are again moving the nation forward in technology, medicine, energy and other advanced industries, which conference planners can leverage to drive innovation in their organizations.

1 week ago

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How San Antonio’s Downtown is Evolving as an Integrated Convention Experience

How San Antonio’s Downtown is Evolving as an Integrated Convention Experience

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San Antonio is re-positioning itself in the meetings industry as a 21st-century, highly connected, cosmopolitan city that champions global innovation and local urban dynamism, while embracing its pioneering past and iconic American spirit.

2 weeks ago

Skift Foundation Teams With Foundation for Puerto Rico in Visitor Economy Recovery Initiatives

Skift Foundation Teams With Foundation for Puerto Rico in Visitor Economy Recovery Initiatives

Rafat Ali, Skift

The Skift Foundation is excited to start working with local businesses in tourism-heavy communities in Puerto Rico, and learn as much from it as we hope to help.

2 weeks ago

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Downtown 2.0: How One City Revamped Its Urban Core and Reshaped What Meetings There Can Be

Downtown 2.0: How One City Revamped Its Urban Core and Reshaped What Meetings There Can Be

Visit Phoenix + Skift

With a flood of smart development, downtown Phoenix is positioning itself as a top-flight meeting destination with the ‘round-the-clock amenities, fresh infrastructure, and local flavor that today’s attendees demand.

2 weeks ago

Event Planners Look Outside Major Cities for Savings and Variety

Event Planners Look Outside Major Cities for Savings and Variety

Allan Leibowitz, Skift

Traditional conference cities are still the default choice for events organizers, but rising costs and strained capacity are making secondary cities more appealing. And some are working hard to show their unique benefits.

3 weeks ago

Japan’s Naoshima Island: A Portrait of Possibility for Art Tourism

Japan’s Naoshima Island: A Portrait of Possibility for Art Tourism

Rebecca Stone, Skift

Ever since Naoshima, Japan, became home to a number of contemporary art museums, sculptures, and installations, the island's identity as an "art island" has become intertwined with its history and culture. Naoshima now represents a way for other destinations to think about how tourism, and art tourism specifically, can be used to revitalize communities while preserving tradition and demonstrating respect to heritage.

3 weeks ago

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Video: VisitDallas President and CEO on How Destinations Are Fighting Against Discriminatory Legislation

Video: VisitDallas President and CEO on How Destinations Are Fighting Against Discriminatory Legislation

Phillip Jones, president and CEO of VisitDallas, joined Greg Oates, SkiftX’s editor-at-large, at Skift Global Forum 2018 to discuss the value in banding together with fellow organizations and stakeholders to fight discriminatory legislation.

4 weeks ago

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How Fort Worth is Connecting Meeting Planners and Local Innovators in High-Growth Sectors

How Fort Worth is Connecting Meeting Planners and Local Innovators in High-Growth Sectors

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Different sectors in advanced and creative industries in Fort Worth work together to support the city’s rise on the national scene.

1 month ago

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Forget Silicon Valley, California’s True Hub for Innovation Is a Few Miles South

Forget Silicon Valley, California’s True Hub for Innovation Is a Few Miles South

Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau + Skift

It’s no accident that the world’s first music festival, the first TED Talk, and even the Macintosh computer were all born in Monterey County. As a destination, it has a unique blend of natural beauty and a history of innovation that are proven to create collaborative breakthroughs.

1 month ago