Articles tagged “nashville”

Tenants of the Latest Airbnb-Branded Complex in Nashville Feel Blindsided

Tenants of the Latest Airbnb-Branded Complex in Nashville Feel Blindsided

Deanna Ting, Skift

Oops, they did it again. Will the Airbnb-branded apart-hotel developer Niido ever learn its lesson?

4 months ago

Developer Expects to Open as Many as 14 Airbnb-Branded Hotel Concepts by 2019

Developer Expects to Open as Many as 14 Airbnb-Branded Hotel Concepts by 2019

Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Given the pushback they've received from residents in Nashville and Kissimmee, Florida, we have to wonder: Why does Niido still insist on using a bait-and-switch approach to building its empire of apart-hotels?

4 months ago

Tourism Boards Offer Funding to City Police Departments to Boost Security

Tourism Boards Offer Funding to City Police Departments to Boost Security

Dan Peltier, Skift

Tourism boards are usually behind the scenes of events, but Las Vegas and Nashville's organizations are often front and center in the form of security personnel hired by tourism officials through local police departments. Even if travelers don't realize this, parts of both cities' tourism budgets are very much on the front lines.

5 months ago

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Nashville’s Convention Business is Booming Thanks to Its Music Industry Branding Strategy

Nashville’s Convention Business is Booming Thanks to Its Music Industry Branding Strategy

Greg Oates, SkiftX

Nashville's rise as a trendy convention destination illustrates why city branding should focus on the individual stories and spirit of the local community and indie entrepreneurs to help differentiate the urban visitor experience.

10 months ago

Grand Ole Opry House Set for Expansion as Nashville Tourism Booms

Grand Ole Opry House Set for Expansion as Nashville Tourism Booms

Associated Press

Tourism has boomed in Nashville in recent years. A revamped Grand Ole Opry House will help the venue cope with the huge increase in demand.

1 year ago

Nashville Residents Grapple With Their Own Airbnb Challenges

Nashville Residents Grapple With Their Own Airbnb Challenges

Associated Press

Nashville's short-term rental debacle shows that Airbnb and other short-term rental sites still have a lot of ground to cover in 2017 to further legitimize themselves in the minds of residents and city governments alike.

2 years ago

Nashville Airport Set a New Passenger Record in 2015

Nashville Airport Set a New Passenger Record in 2015

Associated Press

Nashville's visitation numbers have increased for the last five years in a row, so it's imperative that airport development keeps pace.

3 years ago

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

New Music Tourism Triangle Connects New Orleans, Nashville and Memphis

Adrian Sainz, Associated Press

It's great to see a tourism initiative that connects destinations by visitors' interests rather than by annual marketing budgets by particular cities and states.

4 years ago

Destinations Need to Roll Out a Better Welcome Mat for Visitors

Destinations Need to Roll Out a Better Welcome Mat for Visitors

Doug Lansky, Skift

That big welcome sign may not cut it anymore. Destinations need to figure out a clever way to make a strong first and last impression with visitors.

4 years ago

Average U.S. Hotel Rate Nearly Hit an All-Time High in First Half of 2014

Average U.S. Hotel Rate Nearly Hit an All-Time High in First Half of 2014

Dan Peltier, Skift

While the national average room rate may be $137, along with everyone claiming the economy is nearly back to normal, more than half of the top cities have lower averages. This reflects the continuing economic recovery and hotels trying to get guests in the door, meaning it's still a great time to find hotel deals.

4 years ago

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom for Airports Knocked Out of Hub Status

It’s Not All Doom and Gloom for Airports Knocked Out of Hub Status

Karen Jacobs, Reuters

The U.S. needs to re-imagine how its airports work in the current world of fewer and fewer airlines. That means lots of growing pains but, hopefully, a better flying world somewhere down the road.

4 years ago

Nashville Hotels Have Their Busiest Month Ever in March

Nashville Hotels Have Their Busiest Month Ever in March

Associated Press

Nashville is a trending destination right now and its growth is only boosted by the national rebound in business and leisure travel.

5 years ago