Visit Lake Charles Receives Shining Example Award for Best Niche Marketing Campaign

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) awarded Visit Lake Charles (VLC) the Shining Example Award for Best Niche Marketing campaign during the organization’s annual Shining Example Awards Dinner during last week’s STS Connections Conference in Jackson, Mississippi.

Lone Star Rally Revving Up For 2023! November 2-5 Galveston Island, Texas

Hundreds of thousands of motorcycles nationwide are beginning to rev their engines for their yearly pilgrimage to Galveston Island for the four-day Lone Star Rally, November 2- 5, 2023!

Visit Lake Charles Welcomes Candy Rodriguez as Director of Communications

Visit Lake Charles, the official destination marketing organization for Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, has named Candy Rodriguez as Director of Communications.

Summer is nice, but fall is better — for travel

Sure, an escape to the beach or cooler mountain air or the arctic air-conditioning of a museum comes not a moment too soon when summer really starts to heat up.

White mother claims Southwest Airlines thought she was trafficking when traveling with her Black daughter, according to lawsuit

A mother is suing Southwest Airlines for racial discrimination, saying she was accused of human trafficking when traveling with her biracial child.

Celebrating Teachers at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Hilton Sandestin Resort offers a new ‘Relaxation 101’ package that allows teachers to experience the award-winning onsite Serenity by the sea Spa at a discounted rate.

15 of America’s best small towns and cities

The vast majority of Americans may live in big cities (more than 70%, according to the 2020 census), but there’s an enduring affection for small towns and cities.

Inside sunscreen’s luxury skin care evolution

The sunscreen boom is upon us. In 2020, the global value of sun care products was $10.7 billion. Already a staggering figure, that number is projected to grow by 4% each year until 2028, according to market analysts at Grand ...

5,000 US flights delayed or canceled due to severe storms

More than 5,000 flights across the United States were delayed or canceled Monday after powerful storms ripped through the parts of the country, mainly in the Southeast and the Ohio Valley.

Now Open: Hôtel Swexan Ushers A New Era of Dallas Hospitality

The 134-Room Boutique, Family-Owned Hotel Offers Five Unique Food & Beverage Concepts, Panoramic Rooftop Views and World-Renowned Design, Redefining Luxury in the Dallas Market

Discovering the Charming Charisma of Door County: A Year-Round Getaway Guide

Nestled on the eastern edge of Wisconsin, Door County is a hidden gem that captivates visitors with its breathtaking natural beauty, quaint villages, and vibrant arts scene. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply a relaxing escape, this ...

Where to go this summer: A dozen destination ideas

Summer 2023 is poised to be a travel blockbuster. Globally, international arrivals were already at 80% of pre-pandemic levels in the first quarter of 2023, and a strong summer is expected in the Northern Hemisphere, according to the UN World ...

Are airplane seats too small? Senators want the FAA to look again

Two Senate Democrats want the Biden administration to take another look at whether airplane seats are too cramped.

NAACP Issues Travel Advisory in Florida

The NAACP Board of Directors issued a formal travel advisory for the state of Florida. The travel advisory comes in direct response to Governor Ron DeSantis' aggressive attempts to erase Black history and to restrict diversity, equity, and inclusion programs ...

Hampton to host inspiring Black history, cultural events this summer

Explore legacy and culture this spring and summer in Hampton, Virginia with events and tours that commemorate and celebrate Black history and culture. Hampton’s more than 400-year African American history tells a powerful story of perseverance, heritage and pride.