Articles tagged “washington dc”

Business Travel

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

The tech giant’s latest tinkering with office policies will likely chip away further at the legacy carriers' traditional corporate travel volumes.

Amazon’s New Remote Work Policy Gives Regional Airlines a Lift

Tourism

U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Says Tourism Recovery a Top Priority

The nation's capital has officially reopened — it's pushing for domestic visitors from neighboring states for now, and counting on public and private sector initiatives on the road to recovery, until international travel returns.

U.S. Commerce Secretary Raimondo Says Tourism Recovery a Top Priority

Airline Weekly

Pandemic Lull Allows Early Completion of American Airlines Concourse at Reagan Airport

Pandemic Lull Allows Early Completion of American Airlines Concourse at Reagan Airport

Hospitality

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

The Michelin Guide might award stars in a system that doesn't factor in government politics, but we'd wager there will be more than a few eyebrows raised inside the Beltway — and out.

The Trump Hotel in DC Earns Its First Michelin Star

Business Travel

D.C. Faces Tall Task of Boosting International Convention Business in Trump Era

D.C.'s convention business projections aren't looking good. As a political epicenter, dealing with how convention planners respond to politics is not new for the city but the current administration makes it a particularly tough sell.

D.C. Faces Tall Task of Boosting International Convention Business in Trump Era

Tourism

Washington, D.C. March Shows Promise of Protest Tourism

Protests and marches are a phenomenon that D.C. tourism officials never asked for but are forced to reckon with. It's an ongoing reckoning that the city's tourism board is still figuring out in the digital age, and other destinations are taking cues.

Washington, D.C. March Shows Promise of Protest Tourism
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Meetings

Washington, D.C. Doubles Down on its ‘Inclusive Innovation’ Message at SXSW

The mayor and economic development leaders in Washington, D.C. are using SXSW as a platform to promote how the city supports female and minority entrepreneurs, more so than most U.S. cities.

Washington, D.C. Doubles Down on its ‘Inclusive Innovation’ Message at SXSW

Tourism

Washington, D.C. Subway Failures Hobble Tourism

The Washington, D.C. Metro, the U.S.’ second-busiest mass transit system, was the nation's best-run subway a mere 15 years ago. Its fall from grace hurts tourism because the city groans under the burden of car and bus traffic.

Washington, D.C. Subway Failures Hobble Tourism

Rail

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington

Building high-speed rail is a terribly slow process in the U.S., but this 15-minute stretch between Baltimore and D.C. is a good start. It would be welcome news for day-trippers and business travelers. But extending it to New York? Now we're talking.

High-Speed Rail Plans Materialize Between Baltimore and Washington
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Business Travel

Cities Lack Research to Determine Long-Term Economic Impacts of Conventions

City governments and convention bureaus would love to better understand the long-term economic impacts that conventions in advanced industries deliver to their cities, but there are a lot of challenges trying to establish metrics and tracking methodologies to accomplish that.

Cities Lack Research to Determine Long-Term Economic Impacts of Conventions