• Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau Publishes New Visitors' Guide

     
    POSTED August 20, 2013
     

    To accommodate planners in a variety of fields, the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau provides four customized versions for those in the agriculture, military, sport and auto convention industries alongside new general guide.

The Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau has launched a new meeting planner guide to showcase the city's historic character, top-notch facilities and complimentary services.

The guide provides an in-depth overview of the hotels, meeting and special event venues Springfield has to offer planners. This includes diagrams of the spaces, square footage and room availability to get a clear and convenient view of the meeting experience.

To accommodate planners in a variety of fields, the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau provides four customized versions for those in the agriculture, military, sport and auto convention industries alongside new general guide.

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

After almost 20 years of vacancy, the Cook County Hospital in Chicago will be put to use once again. A $150 million adaptive reuse project restored the historic, 106-year-old hospital, which has become a combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel, as well as medical offices, a museum, a food hall and more. While the opening is multi-phased, the hotels are scheduled to open in late July.  

 

Jumpstarting tourism in cities across the country will be more complicated than simply opening doors again – especially in cities with large populations like Chicago. However, working together proves more effective, and in Chicago, more than 250 businesses are banding together to join Choose Chicago’s new initiative, Tourism & Hospitality Forward. It bolsters a safe reopening that encourages tourism as well as meetings and events in