Articles tagged “phoenix”

New U.S. Airport Rankings Find Phoenix the Best and New York the Worst

New U.S. Airport Rankings Find Phoenix the Best and New York the Worst

Grant Martin, Skift

One might be surprised to find Phoenix Sky Harbor at the top of any analyst's airport ranking, but based on accessibility, amenities, and on-time performance, it appears to deliver the best package in the country.

2 years ago

New Data on Airbnb in Phoenix Takes Aim at Arizona’s Pro-Sharing Economy Stance

New Data on Airbnb in Phoenix Takes Aim at Arizona’s Pro-Sharing Economy Stance

Deanna Ting, Skift

While it's pretty clear that the hotel industry and Airbnb are at odds with one another, it's still obvious that more transparent data is sorely needed to understand the true impact of Airbnb and other home sharing platforms on cities and communities.

3 years ago

Visit Phoenix CEO on How Conventions Drive Downtown Development

Visit Phoenix CEO on How Conventions Drive Downtown Development

Greg Oates, Skift

Expanding the convention center and building hotels and light rail transportation were the catalyst for the rebirth of downtown Phoenix. Although, getting Millennials to move into the core was just as important to breathe life into the neighborhoods.

3 years ago

Everyone Made Money on the Super Bowl Except the Host City

Everyone Made Money on the Super Bowl Except the Host City

Ira Boudway, Bloomberg

There's always big money to be made around events. Unfortunately most of it leaves town as soon as the games are over.

4 years ago

Arizona Businesses Hope the Home Team Doesn’t Make the Super Bowl

Arizona Businesses Hope the Home Team Doesn’t Make the Super Bowl

Mason Levinson, Bloomberg

If the NFL wants to guarantee the home team won't host the big game, they should just alternate between Oakland and Tampa Bay, Florida every other year.

4 years ago

Phoenix International Airport Had Its Busiest Month in History in March

Phoenix International Airport Had Its Busiest Month in History in March

Associated Press

A rebounding business travel market in the U.S. coupled with increased foreign arrivals are pushing passenger volume at U.S. airports to new records in 2014. But it's worth noting that Phoenix did so well in a month that began with prominent people pushing a boycott of Arizona for its anti-gay laws (before they were pulled back).

5 years ago

Hawaii Tourism Says it Makes $88 Million for Every $5 Million It Invests in a Pro Bowl

Hawaii Tourism Says it Makes $88 Million for Every $5 Million It Invests in a Pro Bowl

Samantha Shankman, Skift

While the Pro Bowl may be good for Hawaii, these very ver optimistic numbers smack of Brand USA accounting rather than reality.

5 years ago