Articles tagged “washington d.c.”

Hotels

Trump’s Money-Losing D.C. Hotel Will Sell to Firm That Will Rebrand It to Waldorf Astoria

It's hard to imagine the Trump brand surviving in the hotel space beyond any current contracts. As a brand it added nothing lasting and certainly won't be missed.

Trump’s Money-Losing D.C. Hotel Will Sell to Firm That Will Rebrand It to Waldorf Astoria

Business Travel

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

After Trump's departure from the White House, expect the political polarizations and divisiveness to seep back into the former president's marquee business and future deals. How bad will it be for the bottom line?

Does Donald Trump Have Any Real Future in the Hotels Business?

Tourism

D.C.’s Hard Stop on Tourism Ahead of the Inauguration

Though already restricted due to Covid, Biden’s presidential inauguration week was expected to boost tourism in the nation’s capital. Those hopes are now dashed on the heels of last week's domestic terror attack — a sad plight for a city trying to revive from the pandemic.

D.C.’s Hard Stop on Tourism Ahead of the Inauguration

Coronavirus

Trump Organization’s Brokers Ditch D.C. Hotel Sale

The already tall task of finding a buyer at an acceptable price (to the Trump Organization) for the Trump International Hotel in D.C. got even more difficult now that its brokerage firm appears to have dropped the company as a client.

Trump Organization’s Brokers Ditch D.C. Hotel Sale

Tourism

Tourism Leaders Need to Expect the Unexpected in the Next Decade

From addressing consumer fears to sustainability trends, the business of promoting tourism just got a lot harder.

Tourism Leaders Need to Expect the Unexpected in the Next Decade

Business Travel

Lobbying for Business Travelers in D.C. Takes on New Challenges These Days

The Global Business Travel Association's latest lobbying round involves a lot of practical measures, but time is running out.

Lobbying for Business Travelers in D.C. Takes on New Challenges These Days

Coronavirus

Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights to the U.S.

Turkish Airlines reinstating flights to Washington D.C. and Chicago could be short-lived if Turkey's recent coronavirus outbreak escalates.

Turkish Airlines Resumes Flights to the U.S.

Rail

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

This article focuses on the short-term negative. But Intel's early May acquisition of Moovit, an app powered by data from 7,500 public transit operators, suggests that growing enhancements may make transit more appealing by the time the pandemic ebbs.

Public Transit Ridership Dives Due to Coronavirus

Tourism

Washington, D.C. Emerges as a Top City for Food Tourism

New York and Los Angeles have long dominated the U.S. dining scene, but Washington, D.C., is rising as a key spot for foodies.

Washington, D.C. Emerges as a Top City for Food Tourism

Tourism

What Happens to Washington D.C. Tourism During an Election Year?

All eyes will be on the American presidential campaign come 2020, but despite all the attention on the nation's capital, the effect that an election year has on tourism in Washington D.C. isn't so straightforward.

What Happens to Washington D.C. Tourism During an Election Year?