Articles tagged “texas”

Online Travel

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

It's not just all about Amazon Web Services anymore when Amazon reaches out to travel industry customers. It is still early days but Amazon Ads may one day crimp travel brands' spending on Google and Facebook.

Amazon Ads Wants to Help Travel Outfits by Sharing Its Customers’ Buying Habits

Business Travel

Why This Technology Company Transformed Its Office Into a Farm

On the frontline of a global-local movement, software company Zoho’s rural revitalization concept could catch on.

Why This Technology Company Transformed Its Office Into a Farm

Online Travel

10 U.S. States Sue Google Accusing Search Giant of Abusing Its Advertising Power

There are now a barrage of antitrust lawsuits and regulatory actions pending against Google in the United States and Europe. How much they touch the travel industry concerns remains to be seen and will take years to figure out.

10 U.S. States Sue Google Accusing Search Giant of Abusing Its Advertising Power

Coronavirus

Several U.S. States Mandate Quarantines for Road-Trippers

While some U.S. states still have porous border, others were clamping down on travelers from neighboring states that have spikes in coronavirus infections. Like a lot of other things regarding the United States response, there is little uniformity or coherent policy.

Several U.S. States Mandate Quarantines for Road-Trippers

Rail

High-Speed Rail Link From Houston to Dallas to Take Private Sector Funding Route

While most developed countries enjoy modern, high-speed rail travel, the U.S. is way behind. By the time it catches up, driverless cars with long-life batteries could supersede trains or perhaps climate change may have begun to wreak havoc.

High-Speed Rail Link From Houston to Dallas to Take Private Sector Funding Route

Hotels

Developers Head to Vacation Beach Towns Despite Hurricane Harvey Fallout

On the Texas coast, Port Aransas has a significant drive-in market and its tourism board has been laser-focused on putting Hurricane Harvey behind it. Tourism will continue being part of the town's DNA, just like others along the Gulf.

Developers Head to Vacation Beach Towns Despite Hurricane Harvey Fallout

Business Travel

When Wellness Tourism Takes Over

Looking after yourself is the new rock 'n' roll, so it makes total sense that "The Live Music Capital of the World" should turn into a wellness center.

When Wellness Tourism Takes Over

Tourism

Texas Plans to Open the Largest Esports Stadium in the U.S. This Year

Arlington already has big-league baseball and football teams. Now it is spending $10 million to build an electronic sports arena to cash in on a growing new trend of watching people play video games. But will the investment pay off?

Texas Plans to Open the Largest Esports Stadium in the U.S. This Year

Tourism

After Hurricane Harvey Texas Beach Towns Need Tourists to Fund Revival

If you come, they will build it. That's the dilemma facing many tourist towns after the hurricanes. They need visitors to fund their rebuilding efforts, but the tourists will go elsewhere if there is no place to stay and little to do.

After Hurricane Harvey Texas Beach Towns Need Tourists to Fund Revival

Rail

Texas Thinks its High-Speed Rail Plans Will Win Where Others Have Hit Roadblocks

U.S. high-speed rail will continue to be imaginative until all states get on the same page about how to fund these projects.

Texas Thinks its High-Speed Rail Plans Will Win Where Others Have Hit Roadblocks