Articles tagged “portland”

Meetings

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns

Convention and visitors bureaus promote all corners of their destinations to entice both planners and conference attendees, using both technology and tried-and-true marketing methods.

Event Planners See Opportunities Beyond Downtowns
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Business Travel

Portland Embraces Its Local Maker Culture to Win Over Meeting Planners

Travel Portland's convention sales team is promoting the idea that "individuals attract individuals" to show conference planners how the city celebrates a diverse spectrum of local makers with a unique and creative point of view.

Portland Embraces Its Local Maker Culture to Win Over Meeting Planners

Tourism

Travel on Tap: The Rise of Craft Beer Tourism

Craft Beer is big business in America with a proven ability engage a new travel consumer who will spend added dollars to visit local neighborhoods and beer-themed events.

Travel on Tap: The Rise of Craft Beer Tourism

Tourism

The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze

Since people are already wandering city streets in search of Pokémons, tourism marketers are trying to guide them to local attractions where the little monsters are supposedly in abundance

The Smart Tourism Groups Already Leveraging the Pokémon Craze

Rental Cars

Portland’s New Rules for Uber and Lyft Include Surcharges and Disabled Access

So far, disruptors like Uber and Airbnb have been allowed to ignore ADA rules and other regulations that require equal access or help lessen chances for discrimination. If they want to grow up to be legit companies, they'll need to start playing by these rules.

Portland’s New Rules for Uber and Lyft Include Surcharges and Disabled Access

Tourism

Travel Portland CEO on Acting Like a First-Tier Destination

Portland's indie spirit is paying dividends to help position the city in the global travel market as a place where creativity and innovation is valued and fostered to help connect visitors and locals.

Travel Portland CEO on Acting Like a First-Tier Destination

Rental Cars

How Uber Conquered Portland, Oregon

The TL;DR version: Political muscle and questionable data equal success.

How Uber Conquered Portland, Oregon

Rental Cars

Uber Returns to Portland, Oregon With Conditions

We are tired of saying thing but we'll say it again: When Uber plays by the rules it still wins.

Uber Returns to Portland, Oregon With Conditions

Airlines

Passengers Oddly Passionate About Portland Airport’s ’80s Era Carpet

Keeping it weird, indeed.

Passengers Oddly Passionate About Portland Airport’s ’80s Era Carpet

Online Travel

Airbnb Faces Big Fines in Portland if Hosts Don’t Get City Permits

While hosts have to shell out the permit fee, it's sites like Airbnb who stand to lose more, at least for now, from hosts' unwillingness to comply as these sites face fines unless they force hosts to obey local laws.

Airbnb Faces Big Fines in Portland if Hosts Don’t Get City Permits