Articles tagged “los angeles”

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

The Newest Hotels in Los Angeles Are Redefining Luxury Travel

Hannah Elliott , Bloomberg

Los Angeles has no dearth of new luxury hotels, and its latest additions are raising the bar when it comes to how travelers can take in the city.

1 month ago

Los Angeles Tourism Sees Travel as a Buffer Against Climate Change

Los Angeles Tourism Sees Travel as a Buffer Against Climate Change

Dan Peltier, Skift

The travel industry feels tourism can help rather than harm the environment. Los Angeles is a destination that's seriously thinking about its role at a time when climate change has already made itself felt in the region.

3 months ago

Los Angeles Takes Its New Tourism Campaign to Hulu

Los Angeles Takes Its New Tourism Campaign to Hulu

Dan Peltier, Skift

The Los Angeles tourism board is one of the few in the U.S. that could launch a campaign like this and have it ring true to travelers from around the world. Its original "Everyone Is Welcome" message likely had an impact on how other destinations addressed the drop-off in international visitors.

4 months ago

How Downtown L.A. Transformed Into a Cultural Destination

How Downtown L.A. Transformed Into a Cultural Destination

Mary Holland, Bloomberg

Like many other neighborhoods in cities around the world, Downtown L.A. no longer resembles its image from your parent's generation and has transformed itself for the better. But some developers are wary that it'll become over-commercialized and lose its character.

5 months ago

Is the Visitor Center Dead? Scotland and LA Have Opposing Answers in the Mobile Era

Is the Visitor Center Dead? Scotland and LA Have Opposing Answers in the Mobile Era

Dan Peltier, Skift

Destinations with visitor centers are adjusting their strategies to ensure their locations are being effectively utilized. The concept of a mobile or pop-up visitor center is also becoming more common, and is certainly a trend to watch in 2018.

8 months ago

Airport-Style Body Scanners Tested in Los Angeles Subway System

Airport-Style Body Scanners Tested in Los Angeles Subway System

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press

Officials in Los Angeles say the machines can scan about 600 people per hour in a bid to detect mass casualty threats. It seems like a great move if the system is effective.

10 months ago

Paris and Los Angeles on Track to Host the Next Summer Olympics Games

Paris and Los Angeles on Track to Host the Next Summer Olympics Games

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press

It is hip to be cynical about the Olympics because recent host cities have mismanaged spending. Yet we believe officials when they say Los Angeles doesn't need to construct new permanent venues and can keep costs in line.

11 months ago

Los Angeles Airport Created a Celeb-Friendly, Paparazzi-Free Terminal

Los Angeles Airport Created a Celeb-Friendly, Paparazzi-Free Terminal

Associated Press

A win for celebrities and high-profile jet setters but arguably, a loss for TMZ.

1 year ago

Los Angeles’ Airport Swapped All the Airlines at Its Terminals

Los Angeles’ Airport Swapped All the Airlines at Its Terminals

Associated Press

Business travelers running on autopilot are the ones who are most likely to show up at the old terminal and then utter a few choice words.

1 year ago

Los Angeles Bid to Host 2024 Olympics Based on Already Having the Venues in Place

Los Angeles Bid to Host 2024 Olympics Based on Already Having the Venues in Place

Beth Harris and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press

Hosting the Olympics is seductive, but like winning a new car on Oprah, there are massive strings attached. Long-term benefits for destination marketers seem murky at best.

1 year ago

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push

Beverly Hills Mixes Wealth and Health in New Tourism Push

Laura Powell, Skift

Now you can spend a fortune shopping on Rodeo Drive, then find a place to quietly contemplate your coming credit card bill.

1 year ago

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.

1 year ago