Articles tagged “south carolina”

Hotels

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Many travel companies want to foster a workforce where everyone, regardless of circumstances, can thrive. But many companies wonder how to go about doing this. The example of The Shepherd Hotel in Clemson, South Carolina, suggests one path.

South Carolina Hotel to Offer Case Study for Hiring Workers With Disabilities

Tourism

Plantation Backlash Forces Destinations in U.S. South to Rethink Marketing

Many destinations in the South lean heavily on plantations to attract events and tour groups, but the tide is slowly turning. Many people would now rather pursue truth and reconciliation instead of romanticizing the places where slavery took place.

Plantation Backlash Forces Destinations in U.S. South to Rethink Marketing

Tourism

The Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South

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 Rise of Civil Rights Tourism in America’s Deep South

Cruises

Charleston, SC Still Hasn’t Settled Its Cruise Terminal Issues

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.

Charleston, SC Still Hasn’t Settled Its Cruise Terminal Issues

Tourism

Tropical Storm Could Spur Massive Tourism Losses July 4th Weekend

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.

Tropical Storm Could Spur Massive Tourism Losses July 4th Weekend

Cruises

Charleston, S.C. residents lose first skirmish in legal battle with Carnival

Carnival may be having a string of bad news, but these aren't the type of fights this cruise line loses.

Charleston, S.C. residents lose first skirmish in legal battle with Carnival

Hotels

South Carolina approves law protecting hotel guests from extra taxes

Cities use hotel taxes to pay for development and upkeep projects, but making taxes too high has the unintended effect of decreasing business within hotels and pushing tourists away with high prices.

Tourism

South Carolina unemployment rate drops as tourist season heats up

Tourism provides more than a seasonal boost for South Carolina workers; it’s also added 11,000 jobs over the past year.