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Chicago Southland Convention Visitors Bureau

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Preserve historic Pullman places, faces

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Preserve historic Pullman places, faces

“The stories are in these faces,” I said out loud while walking through the Historic Pullman Foundation Visitors Center. Looking at the historic images of the proud Pullman Porters and mustached Hotel Florence workers and guests, I saw stories waiting to be told.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tourism contributes to Chicago Southland economy

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Tourism contributes to Chicago Southland economy

All across America this week, Destination Marketing Organizations, like the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau, are celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week. This week, we focus on how everyday Americans benefit from tourism. Whether directly through employment, or throug…

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: This year's highlights, next year's preview

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: This year's highlights, next year's preview

As we approach the holiday season and the end of the year, I find myself oscillating between reflecting the year that has been, and the year that is to come. The municipalities in the Chicago Southland accomplished many things that advanced their economic and community development. Some of t…

December 18, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Companies must develop their cultural competency

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Companies must develop their cultural competency

During the recent Diversity Inc. annual dinner and awards at Olympia Fields County Club, the Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau was awarded the Community Spirit award for the bureau's ongoing support of diversity in our marketing and development campaigns.

October 23, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: National Travel and Tourism Week highlights tourism's benefits

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: National Travel and Tourism Week highlights tourism's benefits

The week of May 8-14 marks National Travel and Tourism Week in the United States. Tourism's impact on the national, state and local economies cannot be understated, and the jobs the travel and tourism industries provide the American work force are substantial.

May 01, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Expanding convention center nears completion

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Expanding convention center nears completion

Several tourism-related projects of note are under way in Chicago's south suburbs that will have an impact far beyond our borders.

March 13, 2011 12:00 am
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