Today’s audio pick is “‘Hola Houston’ Campaign Aims to Keep Mexico as Houston’s No. 1 International Tourism Market” from Houston Matters: Houston tourism officials say Mexico is Houston’s No. 1 international market, bringing in nearly two million visitors a year. But Visit Houston wants to attract even more visitors from Mexico, and that’s why they’re […]
I was lucky enough to be invited to the media preview for the “Detroit Auto Show” (also know as the North American International Auto Show“). It’s the event where the auto makers unveil their newest model, the innovations and surprises for the year. It’s the car equivalent of the CANNES film festival or SXSW.
Walking around the showroom, attending the (few) news events and unveilings, interacting with others as they also took everything in … it was surreal and fabulous …
WHAT: Family Day at Mardi Gras! Galveston WHEN: Sunday, January 31, 2016 WHERE: Various locations in Galveston, Texas MORE INFO: http://www.mardigrasgalveston.com/ (Family Gras!) On Jan.31, the entertainment district will be free to the public for a FAMILY GRAS celebration sponsored by Moody National Bank. Donations will be accepted to benefit the Sunshine Kids and Shriners […]
WHAT: Galveston Mardi Gras! WHEN: Friday, January 29, 2016 to Tuesday, February 9, 2016 WHERE: Various locations in Galveston, Texas MORE INFO: http://www.mardigrasgalveston.com/ If you’re looking to catch some beads this carnival season, look no further than the 105th celebration of Mardi Gras! Galveston. Taking place Jan. 29-Feb. 9, 2016, Galveston’s Mardi Gras celebration will […]
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and the Copa América Centenario Local Organizing Committee (LOC) have chosen Houston as one of the 10 U.S. cities to host matches during the historic Copa América Centenario. The Copa América Centenario, is a celebration of the centenary of […]
In an effort to attract more international leisure and business travelers, the Mexico City Tourism Trust (Fondo Mixto de Promoción Turística del Distrito Federal) has partnered with The Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau to cross-promote the arts, sports, culinary, medical and life sciences offerings to potential visitors in their respective cities…