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Boston Marathon to Bring Economic Boost to Region

Boston Marathon to Bring Economic Boost to Region

The 118th Boston Marathon on April 21, 2014, and surrounding marathon-related events including the John Hancock Sports & Fitness Expo and the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) 5K, will bring an estimated $175.8 million in spending impact to the Greater Boston ...

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New Orleans Hotels Approve Room-Tax Hike

New Orleans Hotels Approve Room-Tax Hike

Last year in Louisiana, a state law was passed that would allow for New Orleans hotels to impose a new 1.75 percent room charge to generate more revenue for tourism promotion. In order to pass, the law required representatives of ...

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Los Angeles Hotels Broke Records in 2013

Los Angeles Hotels Broke Records in 2013

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board (LA Tourism) President and CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. announced that Los Angeles welcomed a record 42.2 million visitors in 2013, a 2 percent increase over 2012’s 41.4 ...

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Accor Opens First Pullman Hotel in the UK

Accor has brought the Pullman brand to London in a move to widen its hotel brand portfolio in the UK, which currently includes Sofitel, MGallery, Novotel, Mercure, ibis, ibis Styles, and ibis budget. Pullman London St Pancras, previously home to ...

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