New Orleans Replaces Miami as Host of 2016 'IPW' Travel Trade Show

by Matt Alderton | July 24, 2014
New Orleans will host the U.S. Travel Association's IPW trade show in 2016.

Le Meridien Plans Winter Return to New Orleans

by Matt Alderton | July 16, 2014
French-born hotel brand Le Méridien is returning to New Orleans this winter.

Thompson Hotels Plans Miami Debut

by Matt Alderton | June 30, 2014
Miami's first Thompson-brand hotel will open in late 2014 in Miami Beach.

Hilton Opens New Hotel on Miami's Collins Avenue

by Matt Alderton | June 24, 2014
Hilton Worldwide has opened a new hotel on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach.

Dallas CVB, Qantas Airways: Australians Love Dallas

by Matt Alderton | June 03, 2014
Dallas is emerging as a favorite destination for Aussie travelers, according to the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Florida's West Coast Has Some of the Best Beaches

by Leo Jakobson | June 01, 2014
Florida's more laid-back coast has some of the best beaches in the country

3 Days In ... Atlanta

by Andrea Doyle | June 01, 2014
Boasting both shimmering skylines and quiet neighborhoods, Atlanta is a big Southern city with a small-town soul.

Al Hutchinson Leaves Virginia Beach CVB to Head Mobile Bay CVB

by Andrea Doyle | May 28, 2014
Al Hutchinson will become president and CEO of the Mobile Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau effective July 1.

Work Commences on New Atlanta Stadium

by Matt Alderton | May 27, 2014
Construction has begun on a new multi-purpose stadium in Atlanta.

Houston Boasts Natural Beauty and an Explosion of Meetings Offerings

by Alex Palmer | May 06, 2014
Houston has taken big steps in expanding its offerings to visitors in recent years, adding more than 2,300 hotel rooms in the past few years.

3 Days in ... Naples, FL

by Leo Jakobson | April 29, 2014
The Paradise Coast is renowned for its award-winning white-sand beaches and Everglades National Park.

Orlando Caters to Foodies

by Andrea Doyle | April 29, 2014
From celebrity chefs to farm-to-table fare, this meetings mecca is becoming even more vibrant and delicious.


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