Articles tagged “illinois”

Illinois Sees Tourism Drop After Cuts to Hours and Access at Historic Sites

Illinois Sees Tourism Drop After Cuts to Hours and Access at Historic Sites

John O'Connor, Associated Press

How is this a surprise to anyone? If you cut hours and access, you cut visitor numbers — and the state and business owners lose money. Way to go fiscally conservative governor.

4 years ago

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Colorado’s New Tourism Director Wants to Talk About Marijuana on Statewide Tour

Associated Press

For many travelers, particularly pot enthusiasts, it's more about educating them on what else Colorado offers when they want to take a break from certain recreational activities than convincing travelers to visit the state. Ritter's work will involve reminding travelers of the state's roots and unique offerings as marijuana inevitably won't be a differentiator forever.

4 years ago

Most Popular Questions and Answers About Chicago’s Big Air Delays

Most Popular Questions and Answers About Chicago’s Big Air Delays

Scott Mayerowitz, Associated Press

The incident points to the ease with which the U.S.'s airline activity can be limited by one event.

5 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Inspiring Travelers to Be Spontaneous

Best Travel Ads This Week: Inspiring Travelers to Be Spontaneous

Samantha Shankman, Skift

These travel brands aim to a strike a balance between inspiring wanderlust in viewers and driving that desire to travel to their particular product.

6 years ago