Articles tagged “houston”

Rail

High-Speed Rail Link From Houston to Dallas to Take Private Sector Funding Route

While most developed countries enjoy modern, high-speed rail travel, the U.S. is way behind. By the time it catches up, driverless cars with long-life batteries could supersede trains or perhaps climate change may have begun to wreak havoc.

High-Speed Rail Link From Houston to Dallas to Take Private Sector Funding Route

Airlines

Houston Flights Restart in Early Sign of Very Tentative Recovery

When passengers arrive at George Bush International Airport in Houston, then what? Getting anywhere on the roads is nearly impossible. Recovery is going to take a very long time.

Houston Flights Restart in Early Sign of Very Tentative Recovery

Hotels

Houston Hotels Bear Brunt of Hurricane Harvey and Already Weak Oil Markets

Unfortunately for Houston, a natural disaster like Harvey will likely only make things even tougher for its already struggling hotel market.

Houston Hotels Bear Brunt of Hurricane Harvey and Already Weak Oil Markets

Business Travel

Travel Brands Experiment With Virtual Reality as Consumer Adoption Lags

Companies creating virtual reality videos and other immersive video formats say they're driving exponentially higher engagement levels between travel brands and consumers.

Travel Brands Experiment With Virtual Reality as Consumer Adoption Lags

Meetings

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

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.

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

Meetings

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

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.

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

Tourism

Houston Hospitals Decry Restrictions on Wealthy Medical Tourists

Yes, the TSA may be hassling potential patients, but Houston and other U.S. medical tourism destinations are also dealing with competition from other destinations with advanced medical care.

Houston Hospitals Decry Restrictions on Wealthy Medical Tourists

Media and PR

The 6-Year Evolution of Visit Houston’s Mixed Media Ad Campaign

There's no one formula for creating a lasting and impactful ad campaign, but Visit Houston's willingness to iterate on its concept and adopt to consumers' needs is pretty close.

The 6-Year Evolution of Visit Houston’s Mixed Media Ad Campaign

Airlines

World’s First Supersonic Jet Airport, Bush Intercontinental, Turns 45

Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is crafting its next chapter as it becomes more of an international hub, and as Southwest ramps up its international service from the airport.

World’s First Supersonic Jet Airport, Bush Intercontinental, Turns 45

Airlines

Korean Air’s Nonstop Flights Between Houston, Seoul Start This Week

Since last year, three airlines have launched nonstop flights between Houston and an Asian city highlighting increased business and leisure demand for the routes.

Korean Air’s Nonstop Flights Between Houston, Seoul Start This Week