NATO Summit Still A Major Showcase For ChicagoDespite the G8 summit being moved from Chicago to Camp David, the NATO summit still earmarked for the same weekend in Chicago remains a major event, drawing thousands of representatives from 28 countries.
Emanuel Begins Push To Increase TourismMayor Rahm Emanuel will announce plans Wednesday to streamline efforts to bring more tourists and conventions to the city.
NATO/G8 Summit Organizers Seek To Downplay Protest ConcernsThe host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
Chicago Seeks To Woo Away Sporting Events From IndianapolisNow that Chicago has fought off the City of Indianapolis' effort to woo away the CME Group, Chicago tourism officials are reportedly plotting revenge.
Tourism Bureau Creates New TV Ads To Draw Travelers To ChicagoAs much as we might dream of a weekend escape from Chicago, a lot of people could be planning a weekend escape to the Windy City. Tourism numbers have dropped in past years, so a big-effort is being aimed at boosting them.
New Tourism Ads To Proclaim Chicago 'Second To None'Chicago's nickname is the Second City but, a new marketing campaign will tell prospective tourists, it's second to none.
Illinois Tourism Industry Says It Needs More MoneyYet another group says it needs more money – this time, the Illinois tourism industry.