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visiting
Submitted by peter barclay from melton 3337 on 01-26-2015
Question:

i will be visiting houston for 2 nights in october there ar 4 of us can you sugest a couple of places to see not zoos or space centures cheers petro

Answer:

Hi Peter,

Sure, check out our Itinerary section.  There are tons of great ideas on things to do around Houston that fit your lifestyle. We also have a great Theater District, Museum District and amazing shopping to fill your days.

Also, we have delicious restaurants and nightlife - check out award-winning restaurants and top margaritas in Houston.

Hope this helps,

Veronica

grandkids vacation
Submitted by Joanne from Houston on 01-24-2015
Question:

We want to take our grandkids downtown for couple nights July 3 and 4 to view fireworks celebration? What hotel is BEST for viewing the fireworks?

Answer:

The closest celebration to downtown is at the newly renovated Eleanor Tinsley Park. I would recommend taking some lawn chairs over to the park for the best view. There are plenty of hotels downtown to choose from and are all within close proximity. Are you wanting to view the fireworks from the hotel? Let me know and Ill try to refine the search a little more closely.


Best,
Veronica

Comments:

posted on:
01/27/2015
8:07 AM
by: Veronica from Houston

Joanne,
I suggest calling the Double Tree or Hyatt Regency to ask if they have a special area for viewing fireworks. Or, request a room facing the park (if they can verify you'll see the fireworks from the room).
Best,
Veronica

 

posted on:
01/26/2015
8:28 AM
by: joanne from Houston

Yes we would want to view from the hotel room or balcony. We have a 5 yr, 4, 3 and 2 month old and not comfortable being outside.
Thanks for suggestions

 
senior pass
Submitted by albert lapidus from clear lake city on 01-22-2015
Question:

I was told that there are free senior metro passes for people over 70 to ride busses and rail. Is this true ? Where can I get one? If not free how much ??? Thanks, Al

Answer:

Hi Al,

It's not free to seniors, but 50% off for seniors.  Check out the information and where to buy the passes here.

Best,

Veronica

I'm new to Houston and need to make friends
Submitted by Emily from The Galleria, Houston on 01-21-2015
Question:

Hey Veronica, I'm a 22 year old single gal who just graduated college and moved to Houston about a month ago. I only know one person, a cousin, living in Houston. Where would you suggest would be the best places for me to meet people and make friends? Thanks, Emily

Answer:

Hi Emily,

Welcome to Houston! 

There are all sorts of clubs around town for different activities and interests.  Maybe try a book club, hiking  adult sport leagues or even French Club to meet new people.  Bottom line, there is something for everyone here.

Be sure to check out our Events Listings or Itineraries to see what all is going on in H-Town.

Best,

Veronica

Proximity
Submitted by Greg Farrell from Ottawa, ON, Canada on 01-21-2015
Question:

Hi. We are staying downtown at the Mongolia Hotel but everyone suggests midtown as the place to go for restaurants and nightlife. What is the cab time to get from downtown to midtown? Should we look for an alternate hotel in midtown? Thanks,

Answer:

Hi Greg,

You can easily get to Midtown from the Magnolia Hotel via Light Rail (the Preston stop between Priarie St and Congress St is closest), Taxi or Uber. 

There are good restaurants and night life in Downtown as well - Sambuca is in walking distance, so is Market Square Park.

Hope this helps,

Veronica

16th Birthday
Submitted by Vickie from Houston on 01-21-2015
Question:

My daughter is celebrating her 16th birthday by spending the night with her friends at a Galleria hotel. I will be with them of course, but what else can we do at the end of March that would be fun, other than shopping and ice skating?

Answer:
Hi!

In addition to birthday fun at the Galleria ice skating and shopping, you could also make appointments for the girls at one of the makeup departments so they can get their makeup done. After they are all glammed up, you could head to the nearby Water Wall for a birthday photo with friends! Follow the photo session with dinner at one of the Galleria's 30 restaurants, then head to Edwards Greenway Grand Palace movie theater.

With all of the shopping and ice skating to do on top of that, you should have a fun filled birthday.

Best,
Veronica
Team Building Activities
Submitted by Joan Jackson from Houston on 01-19-2015
Question:

Any ideas for team building activities for a group of 9 on a weekday afternoon for 1 1/2 - 2 hours? Thank you. Joan

Answer:
Hi Joan,

We've actually put together a list of great team building activities for groups of all sizes here. I would also suggest you consider one of these tours that could help your group become more aquainted with the city!

I hope this helps.

Veronica

Hotel
Submitted by Amy from Indiana on 01-17-2015
Question:

What downtown hotel is within walking distance of restaurants and bars?

Answer:
Hi Amy,

We have a number of great hotels in Downtown in close proximity to restaurants and nightlife. I would suggest Hotel Icon, the JW Marriott Downtown, the Four Seasons or Lancaster Hotel for starters. But really most of our Downtown hotels are convenient to amenities. You can learn more about these hotels and book directly here.

Veronica
Job board inquiry
Submitted by Ina from Texas on 01-15-2015
Question:

Hi, I am trying to find job board links covering the area of Galveston region to Houston region. Is there any marketing related job links covering that? I hope to come back home to HOUSTON this year. Thanks!

Answer:

Hi Ina,

Unfortunately this isn't my specialty. I'd check one of the bigger job search engines (like Monster or Indeed) and just put your search criteria in as Houston.

Sorry couldn't help you more,

Veronica

Happening with customers during OTC 2015
Submitted by Berdien Kaper from The Netherlands on 01-15-2015
Question:

Dear Veronica, We're trying to find a sportshappening during the OTC 2015 (4 - 7 May 2015) to which we can invite our customers. Is there a basketballgame, a baseballgame or a footballgame we can attend with a group? With kind regards, Berdien Kaper Marketing & Sales Seatools B.V. Numansdorp, The Netherlands

Answer:
Hi Berdien,

There are plenty of great sports events to attend while you're in town! First, the Houston Astros baseball team will be playing the Rangers May 4-7 at Minute Maid Park. If you prefer soccer, the Houston Dynamo will be playing the San Jose Earthquakes May 7 at Dynamo Stadium.

Have fun in Houston and let me know if you need anything else!

Best,
Veronica

Comments:

posted on:
01/15/2015
8:34 AM
by: Berdien Kaper from The Netherlands

How about a quick answer ! Thank you very much, kind regards, Berdien Kaper