Historically, tourism in the Deep South steered clear of discussing slavery and Jim Crow, instead leaning on less contentious topics like country music and antebellum architecture. But now, civil rights museums are becoming an important part of the South's tourism landscape, even if many state tourism boards haven't gotten on the bandwagon.
The Mexican Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian, will add a little more diversity to cultural offerings in San Franscisco for tourists and residents.
Some small museums are noticing Pokemon Go players making their way through the doors but should also remember, like any craze, these players probably won't become repeat visitors.
We love this idea but can't help but note the irony that it comes at a time when so much of the U.S. transportation system -- from airports to trains to bridges -- is such a relic now they could be added to to historical record as well.
This is where the real history began in D.C. attractions, and it's good to see it open again.
You have to think that the current instability in Egypt makes Turin all that more attractive to archaeological tourists.
A violent incident such as this shooting has the potential to significantly hurt a destination's tourism industry and foreigners' perception of its safety. However, Tunisia is already considered an adventurous choice for many consumers and it's unlikely those interested in visiting will be deterred by a one-time attack.
Besides offering selfie sticks to guests, hotels need to maximize this gesture by inspiring and rewarding them to be ambassadors of the brand while in-destination.
This is a smart collaboration between a storied institution and a digital platform, which will hopefully lead the way to similar partnerships that add creativity and connection traditional tourist activities.
One would think manners would prevent the use of sticks in a museum, but maybe we're giving people too much credit for their manners.