Articles tagged “massachusetts”

Coronavirus

Hotel Reopenings at Least 3 Weeks Away in Massachusetts Coronavirus Plan

The Massachusetts tourism sector shouldn't get too excited by the state's reopening guidelines. Coronavirus case numbers and death rates still need to decline significantly before hotels and short-term rental hosts will have the green light to open their doors to visitors.

Hotel Reopenings at Least 3 Weeks Away in Massachusetts Coronavirus Plan

Hotels

Occupancy Taxes on Short-Term Rentals Impact Who Gets to Vacation

The author fantasizes that one way to level the playing field between hotels and short-term rentals would be to ban occupancy taxes outright. Well, we all know that's not going to happen.

Occupancy Taxes on Short-Term Rentals Impact Who Gets to Vacation

Tourism

How Mass MoCA Turned a Factory Town Into an Arts Destination

No revered art center is an island, not even the rural ones like Interlochen. Many cultural and educational factors converged to allow something like Mass MoCA to thrive for decades in a not-so-unlikely spot.

How Mass MoCA Turned a Factory Town Into an Arts Destination

Tourism

Rhode Island Hires Former Massachusetts Tourism Chief in Rebrand Effort

Rhode Island wants to lure tourists and businesses to the state and enticed the former head of tourism in neighboring Massachusetts to lead the effort.

Rhode Island Hires Former Massachusetts Tourism Chief in Rebrand Effort

Tourism

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 7: Heroin in Small-Town USA

Anthony Bourdain and ZPZ take their inquisitive, open approach home for an honest, if not somewhat troubling, look at America's changing suburbs. The tactfulness in which the show examines such an issue should be a lesson for news and entertainment programs.

Anthony Bourdain’s ‘Parts Unknown’ Episode 7: Heroin in Small-Town USA

Tourism

Massachusetts to Investigate Possibility of Hosting 2024 Summer Olympics

Boston is already a busy tourism hub, but hosting the summer Olympics would give the state the opportunity to tout some of its less visited locations to an international audience.

Massachusetts to Investigate Possibility of Hosting 2024 Summer Olympics

Tourism

Shark attacks in Cape Cod have the tourism industry worried

Shark attacks in Cape Cod have the tourism industry worried

Tourism

North America’s biggest casino thinks expansion will solve its problems

As each new state adds some kind of gaming, destination casinos will continue to have problems that they can expand themselves out of.