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Everyone's lining up for the Supreme Court health care hearing

Mar 23, 2012
The court's grounds will be clogged with a colorful mix of characters: activists, lawyers, journalists and oh, tourists.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Washington D.C., tourism

Rust Belt rolls dice and builds new casinos

Feb 20, 2012
Pennsylvania, Michigan and Illinois are on board with casinos, hoping to drive tourism to down-on-their-luck communities. Now Ohio is getting into the game.
Posted In: Ohio, casinos, tourism, gambling

The Vegas economy, beyond gambling

Feb 1, 2012
Forget about slot machines and blackjack. Las Vegas visitors are increasingly coming to the city to shop, eat and party at the pool.
Posted In: Nevada, tourism, gambling, Las Vegas

New Year's Eve a priceless marketing tool for NYC

Dec 30, 2011
The Times Square celebration brings in a worldwide audience and millions of tourist dollars to NYC every year.
Posted In: New Year's eve, New York City, tourism, Travel

Japan on the cheap

Oct 12, 2011
Six months have passed since the earthquakes that did so much damage in Japan, and the Japanese tourism agency is thinking of ways to get the word...
Posted In: Japan, Tech Report, tourism

MID-DAY UPDATE: stock exchange merger, Egypt, workers' union, and Civil War tourism

Feb 18, 2011
Now that the German and New York stock exchanges have tied the knot, it's time to discuss which entity is going to take a new name. Germans think...
Posted In: Civil War, Egypt, Facebook, Germany, Hosni Mubarak, Mergers and Acquisitions, mid-day update, National Park Service, New York, NYSE, stock market, stocks, tourism

Going to Madrid? Book a room at the Beach Garbage Hotel

Jan 21, 2011
This final note today. I don't know that this is necessarily the best advertisement for an international tourism trade fair that's starting in...
Posted In: Madrid, tourism, Travel

MIDDAY UPDATE: Tunisian protests, Urban goat farming, Costco samples

Jan 17, 2011
Protests continue today in the Tunisian capitol, Tunis. Troops fired water cannons and tear gas at demonstrators during the second month of unrest....
Posted In: Costco, farming, goats, manufacturing, mid-day update, protests, samples, tourism, Tunis, Tunisia, urban gardens

Going Natural along the Riviera Maya

Jan 13, 2011
Cancun is stunning and stark at the same time. I was there for two weeks in December, and most of my views of the beach were from buses to and from...
Posted In: Cancun, sustainability, tourism

Is Delta really "Flying Greener?"

Feb 8, 2010
I recently got back from an international vacation. I don't usually read in-flight magazines, but I spied a headline while my neighbor perused his...
Posted In: Airlines, Delta, efficiency, tourism, Travel

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