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Report: Dallas/Fort Worth Named America’s Top 3 Tourism Destination

If you were to name the country’s top tourism destinations, where would Dallas/Fort Worth fall on the list?

07/31/2014

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Leaders See New Tourism Lure — Convention Center Reno Plans

Making Fort Worth more of a tourist destination – it’s something the city wants to do, but how? One plan starts downtown at the Fort Worth Convention Center. City leaders are now getting their first look at what it would take to make that happen.

CBS 11–07/15/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

The ALAMO

Researchers To Create Digital Models Of Alamo

The Alamo will be getting some high-tech preservation help. A Texas university is leading the effort to create digital models of the historic mission in San Antonio.

07/17/2013

Pins in a map mark destinations in Mexico, Central America and South America. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Mexico May Drop Out Of Tourism Top 10

Mexico’s top tourism official said that the country may be dropped from the list of the world’s top 10 tourist destinations, a spot it has held for years. Violence in the nation may be responsible.

03/20/2013

A look at the downtown Dallas skyline. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Convention & Visitors Bureau Wants New Tax For Advertising

It could soon cost a little more to stay in a big Dallas hotel. The Dallas City Council is considering allowing hotels, with more than 100 rooms, to charge an additional 2-percent in sales tax.

05/07/2012

A bull tries to escape a running wildfire on April 19, 2011 in Graford, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Wildfires & Drought Take Toll On Texas Tourism

Texas lawmakers are analyzing the effects of record-setting drought and wildfires on tourism statewide.

01/24/2012

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How To Make The Most (Fun) Of DFW Public Transportation

By Jill Krause A gallon of gas these days costs more than a drink at Happy Hour. So why spend the cash filling your car’s tank when you can take advantage of free and cheap […]

10/24/2011

More tourism at WTC Site

WTC Site Becomes Tourist Hub

Since September 11, 2001, the neighborhood around the World Trade Center has undergone a major transformation.

09/09/2011

Interview with Captain Louis Skrmetta – Gulf Series

Jay spoke with Captain Louis Skrmetta from Ship Island Excursions and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

08/12/2010

Interview with Mike Foster – Gulf Series

Jay spoke with Mike Foster, Vice President of Marketing for Gulf Shores Orange Beach Tourism.

08/12/2010