• Springfield, Illinois CVB Welcomed Caitlin Davis

     
    POSTED November 17, 2014
     

Hired as an account executive for the Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Caitlin Davis will be working to secure convention, meeting and event business for the city in multiple market segments.

 

Previously a conference coordinator for Western Illinois University, Davis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a Master’s in Recreation, Park and Tourism Administration from Western Illinois University.

 

Please visit www.visit-springfieldillinois.com for more information about the Springfield Convention and Visitor Bureau. 

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

 

Due to COVID-19, non-essential travel was, or has been, banned for months. Long anticipated trips and in-person gatherings were canceled and people have adjusted to the new normal: staying at home and meeting over Zoom. However, states have been slowly lifting restrictions, and non-essential travel will soon be happening across the country again. However, some may not be as comfortable with the thought of traveling as they were before the pandemic.