Logo
 
We'd appreciate your feeback!

Please help us with a short survey and you could WIN a $400 Amazon e-gift card

Yes, I'll give feedback No, Thanks

placeholder

Blog
 

Courtyard Houston Hobby gets $2.3M Upgrade

With $2.3 million in improvements now complete, it's a new day for the Courtyard Houston Hobby Airport. Updates have been made to the 153-room hotel's lobby, guest rooms and services. Welcoming pedestals have replaced the traditional front desk--an effort to increase guest interaction and speed the check-in process. There's also a new high-tech GoBoard in the lobby, a large touchscreen HDTV that offers guests news headlines, sports scores, directions to local businesses, flight updates and…

Continue Reading

Downtown H-Town Comes Alive in Time Lapse Video

Every now and then, a cool video comes along that really captures the dynamic of a city. Award-winning artist and videographer Erik Clapp has done just that with his short film titled Downtown H-Town. Check it out and let us know what you think. Downtown H Town from Erik Clapp on Vimeo. You can see more of Erik's work on his website. And to see other Houston videos, visit the videos section of our website…

Continue Reading

Hotwire.com: Houston's Value as a Destination Gets Even Better

The latest Travel Value Index from the folks at Hotwire.com shows Houston is the fourth best value in the country, up from sixth place in the 2011 index. The annual index looks at all U.S. destinations and ranks them based on low rates, discounts, affordable entertainment and overall appeal. H-Town scored high for Downtown, which the website's editors say offers an "impressive array of skyscrapers, parks, museums and shops" and "exudes both cosmopolitan vivacity and old-school Southern…

Continue Reading

Moody Gardens Hotel to get $20M Upgrade

One of region's largest resort properties is getting a facelift. Work will begin this summer on $20 million in upgrades at Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa & Convention Center on Galveston Island. The 428-room property completed in 1998 will see improvements in both guest rooms and common areas. Officials with the hotel say the renovation is necessary to maintain the AAA Four-Diamond rating. The hotel and attached convention center are on the property of Moody Gardens, the 156-acre family…

Continue Reading

Houston Named a Top Five Strongest U.S. Travel Market

TravelClick recently released its November 2011 North American Hospitality Review and it’s looking like H-Town is in for a bright 2012. All travel segments—business, leisure and group business travel—are seeing gains in demand and increased room rates all over the U.S. in the next 12 months, though a handful of U.S. destinations (including our beloved Houston) are coming out on top. As one of the “Top Five Strongest U.S. Travel Markets,” H-Town will see 9.7% committed occupancy gains, 2.6%…

Continue Reading