Crowds Flock Downtown For NFL Draft, Polish Constitution Day ParadeCBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports thousands converged on State Street, taking in the sights and sounds of the Polish Constitution Day Parade.
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Top 10 Reasons To Vacation In Mexico CityThere are far more than 10 reasons to visit Mexico City, but here are some important reasons to consider.
Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road TripMake the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.
The Top 50 Tourist Destinations In The World: Navy Pier Makes ListAs with many tourist destinations, the locals swear that they avoid them at all costs. In Chicago, that may or may not be true with Navy Pier, but one thing is clear: The world loves it.
Choose Chicago CEO Says City Bringing In Record Tourism Revenue Chicago’s big tourism agency says the latest numbers show spending by visitors to Chicago is hitting record levels and rising, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Leisure & Hospitality Industry Sees Robust Growth In ChicagoThe leisure and hospitality industry in Chicago is experiencing a spike of 2.3 percent from year-ago employment levels.
Fueled By Tourism, City Sets Record For Hotel RevenueThe city is reporting some good news for Chicago's economy and the tourism industry
Are Chicagoans Tourist-Friendly?Tourists flock to Paris, but apparently the French aren't always so friendly. They're so rude a guide was written in part to teach them to be nicer. That got CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov thinking: How do we treat our tourists here in Chicago?
Travel Writer Calls Chicago 'Overrated' Tourist DestinationA travel writer raised eyebrows in Chicago this week by calling the city one of the world's most overrated tourist destinations.
McCarthy: Cops Acted Quickly To Break Up Gold Coast MobsChicago's mayor and top cop are talking about how police handled unruly mobs downtown this past weekend, and what it might mean for visitors planning to come to the City this summer, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City's Tourism Agency Getting Extra $5M To Promote Chicago, AirportsMayor Rahm Emanuel says the City of Chicago is upping the ante in its bid to promote tourism here.
Homicide Rate Not Hurting City TourismTourism officials are keeping an eye on the headlines but say the city's homicide rate doesn't seem to be keeping visitors away.
Report: Tourism Chief Backtracks After Reports That Crime Is Hurting EffortsThe man in charge of promoting Chicago conventions and tourism is backpedaling on reports quoting him as saying that the recent crime wave in the city is going to damage his best efforts, unless it is quickly quelled.
Chicago's New Tourism Office Faces Possible Roadblock – ViolenceMove over San Francisco and watch out New York -- Chicago is now the second best city in the U.S. and Canada, according to Travel+Leisure magazine.