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.
When tourism growth meets hungry alligators, it's a good idea to put up a few warning signs.
Outside of a sports stadium, we can think of few things outside of a cruise terminal which do more to negatively impact the people who live next door in a way that only benefits people who live far away.
South Carolina has posted record numbers of visitation for the last three years, and the state tourism office is building on that with a new food tourism campaign this year.
On the flip side, it's a good season for inbound Canadian travel from the U.S.
It may want to break out of the stereotype, but it does the stereotype pretty well.
Great to see Charleston not continue to gloss over the reason why the town was so prosperous. It may make the city more hospitable to a wider range of visitors.
Locals don't want Charleston to turn into a cruise nightmare, with Carnival cruisers using their city as parking lot and party spot.
The summer tourism season along the East Coast of the U.S. could get off to a rocky start over the July 4th weekend with a tropical storm threatening to turn into a hurricane.
Northern schools may stay open later to make up for snow days leading to a slow season start, but officials hope northerners' longing for the sun will lead to a stronger season overall.