Tag Archives: downtown

Strong individually, strong collectively

One of my Tourism Currents business partner Leslie McLellan‘s favorite quotes is this one…. “It’s the CVB, Tourist Board, or Chamber’s job to get people to your town. It is YOUR job to get them through your door.” Leslie and … Continue reading

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Making the cultural arts work for your community

Although there are examples and case studies about how the arts can revitalize a town, you probably have anecdotal evidence from your own experiences, too. What is often the first step to a downtown renewal? Artists and creative types move … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Billy’s Downtown Diner

This is Billy Kounoupis, owner of the most excellent, most “not your ordinary diner” – Billy’s Downtown Diner in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley. After a recent speaking engagement for the regional tourism organization, I asked my hosts for … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: the Paris Coffee Shop

It’s the kind of unpretentious downtown diner where the owner pauses at the table of a longtime customer, and they commiserate about how their bum shoulders keep them from playing tennis as much as they’d like. The kind of place … Continue reading

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Small town Kansas guy looks up and Whoa! A major tech conference is two doors down

The Web means you can live anywhere (even a small town or rural area) and still be connected to the world. The Web means that any venue with good WiFi, even an historic Art Deco theater in a revitalizing downtown, … Continue reading

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