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Super Bowl 51 — How Did Houston Do? Monday’s Show (Feb. 6, 2017)

Posted on · It's all over. Super Bowl 51 — Houston's big moment at the center of the sports universe that was years in the making – is in the books. As the teams, visitors and celebrities trickle out of town we ask: How'd Houston do? How did Houston perform as a host city? The game itself will […]

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How Far Should Houston’s CVB Go to Get “Heads in Beds?”

Posted on · Houston, like any big city, seeks to draw tourists to town by hosting conventions and trade shows. The bigger the convention, the more people may visit the region, shop in our stores, eat in our restaurants and stay in our hotels—supporting local businesses and boosting tax revenue along the way. Butattracting really big conventions is […]

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Is Houston Becoming a Spring Break Destination?

Posted on · South Padre Island, Cancun, Fort Lauderdale – they're traditional spring break destinations, and each year they draw crowds. But according to the travel site Orbitz, some unexpected cities are seeing enormous growth in hotel bookings in March and early April, including exotic and romantic locales like Panama City, Dublin, Paris, and....Houston? Yep, according to Orbitz, […]

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The Full Menu: Where to Take Out-of-Towners

Posted on · This month our gaggle of foodies wanted to give you a list of places to go when visitors or family come to town. Whether you want to share Texas staples like steak, barbecue, or Tex-Mex…or you want to introduce visitors to the rest of the food world here, we’ve got you covered in this edition […]

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One Year After ‘City With No Limits’ Campaign: Is Houston Succeeding in Drawing More Millennials and Tourists?

Posted on · Just over a year ago, the Greater Houston Partnership launched a branding campaign to encourageMillennials to move to Houston. Is it working? And what other efforts are underway to bring people here to visit – or to stay? On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn about official efforts to sell Houston’s image across the […]

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Pets as Christmas Presents & Pet-Proofing Your Home for the Holidays

Posted on · Once again, Houston Matters goes to the dogs…and cats. Today, we focus on important steps you can take to dog and cat proof your holiday-infused home, prepare for visitors wanting to feed your dog or cat holiday treats they shouldn’t, and we’ll discuss the care and feeding of dogs and cats, in particular, during Houston’s […]

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Role of Conventions in Houston’s Economy

Posted on · TheÂGreater Houston Convention & Visitors BureauÂsays Houston will host about two dozen major conventions this year – the most in five years. Officials estimateÂthese conventions willÂbring someÂ$430 million dollarsÂinto Houston’s economy. But there are some conventions Houston has been unable to snag. The city recently lost a bid to host the 2017 World Petroleum Congress […]