Articles tagged “los angeles”

Los Angeles Wants Its ‘Everyone is Welcome’ Campaign to Connect With Global Millennials

Los Angeles Wants Its ‘Everyone is Welcome’ Campaign to Connect With Global Millennials

Dan Peltier, Skift

Los Angeles is part of a trend across major global cities as they attempt to distance themselves from less welcoming parts of their countries. Most cities can't claim to be as diverse as Los Angeles, which helps its message appear honest yet measured.

6 days ago

Queen Mary Floating Hotel in Los Angeles Would Take $300 Million to Repair

Queen Mary Floating Hotel in Los Angeles Would Take $300 Million to Repair

Associated Press

Old, iconic cruise ships never die -- they become floating hotels. But even an international fundraising campaign, an idea being floated in Scotland, may be too little to save the rusting Queen Mary this time around.

1 month ago

The Saddest Museum in the U.S. Is Now Open in Los Angeles

The Saddest Museum in the U.S. Is Now Open in Los Angeles

Christopher Weber, Associated Press

Not every great attraction needs priceless artifacts. Sometimes it's just a combination of great stories and solid curation.

4 months ago

L.A. Tourism Launches Virtual Reality Platform for Meeting Planners

L.A. Tourism Launches Virtual Reality Platform for Meeting Planners

Greg Oates, Skift

Meet L.A.'s new VR/360 video initiative helps planners better understand how to incorporate the sprawling city's event venues and local communities into their programs.

6 months ago

Airbnb Agrees to Collect Taxes From its Hosts in Los Angeles

Airbnb Agrees to Collect Taxes From its Hosts in Los Angeles

Deanna Ting, Skift

Does this tax-collection agreement mean Airbnb is completely legal in Los Angeles? Not really. But if you're renting out your home as a short-term rental, the city wants to make sure it gets its cut of the business, even as it's revising its short-term rental laws.

9 months ago

Skift’s New Video Series: What Keeps Travel Industry CMOs Up at Night

Skift’s New Video Series: What Keeps Travel Industry CMOs Up at Night

Jason Clampet, Skift

We turned the camera on four of travel's marketing leaders to learn what keeps them up at night. Here's what they had to say.

11 months ago

Skift CMO Interviews: Los Angeles Tourism CMO on Connecting With Millennials

Skift CMO Interviews: Los Angeles Tourism CMO on Connecting With Millennials

Greg Oates, Skift

Discover Los Angeles is attempting to attract more Millennial travelers by promoting local neighborhoods and their specific hidden attractions organized by different travel themes.

1 year ago

New Data Takes Aim at Airbnb ‘Super Hosts’ in Los Angeles and San Francisco

New Data Takes Aim at Airbnb ‘Super Hosts’ in Los Angeles and San Francisco

Deanna Ting, Skift

Cracking down on Airbnb "Super Hosts," or those who use the platform on a "professional" full-time basis to operate illegal hotels, is becoming a serious hot button issue. If Airbnb wants to become more widely accepted, it has to assure local and state governments that its platform isn't becoming a front for illegal hotels.

1 year ago

Los Angeles Tourism CEO Explains the Exponential Rise of The Chinese Traveler

Los Angeles Tourism CEO Explains the Exponential Rise of The Chinese Traveler

Greg Oates, Skift

A combination of Hollywood branding at home and early adopter advocacy in China have resulted in double digit growth in visitation for the last five consecutive years.

1 year ago

The Battle to Be the Biggest Airline at LAX Is One Without a Winner

The Battle to Be the Biggest Airline at LAX Is One Without a Winner

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

And the consumer is the clear winner.

1 year ago

Los Angeles Sees Record Tourism Numbers for 5th Year in a Row

Los Angeles Sees Record Tourism Numbers for 5th Year in a Row

Associated Press

We've yet to see a major U.S. destination not post positive numbers for 2015. Will a 2016 with a strong dollar be any different?

1 year ago

Skift MeetingsIQ: Smart City Meetings in Vienna, Smart Content in L.A.

Skift MeetingsIQ: Smart City Meetings in Vienna, Smart Content in L.A.

Greg Oates, Skift

Destinations from Vienna to Los Angeles are promoting their smart city infrastructure and technology to engage meeting planners and attendees.

1 year ago