Hospitality, Travel Industries See ‘Glimmers Of Hope’ For Job Return, Economic RecoveryMore than 36,000 travel and hospitality workers in Minneapolis have been impacted by the pandemic.
Minneapolis Farmers Markets & Food TrucksFarmers markets are one of the perks of summertime in the city. Markets are up and running, offering fresh produce right from its source. Shopping at these markets isn't just fun-- it's also healthy.
Mpls. Holiday Inn Housekeeper & Refugee Named ‘Hospitality Hero’A Holiday Inn housekeeper who came to Minnesota as a refugee has been named the “Hospitality Hero” of the third quarter of 2018.
Number Of Twin Cities Tourists Hits All-Time HighMore than 33 million people visited the Twin Cities in 2017, which is the highest number of tourists in the metro area, ever.
2 Big Events Officially Returning To Twin CitiesIt seems the when it comes to major events like the X Games and Ryder Cup, the Twin Cities are building quite the reputation.
Meet Minneapolis Hosts 4th Annual Go Minneapolis ContestMeet Minneapolis is declaring winter 2016 Malibu Winter! For the fourth year in a row, Meet Minneapolis is presenting its Go Minneapolis Sweepstakes. This year, the grand prize is a 2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid!
Best Fireworks In MinnesotaMinnesota will light up the skies on the Fourth of July to celebrate our nation’s independence. Of all the pyrotechnics events in Minnesota, here are five that stand out.
Minnesota Leaders Already Planning For 2018 Super BowlThis year's Super Bowl is being played Sunday in a much warmer place: Arizona. But several of the people leading Minnesota's Super Bowl Committee are there taking notes.
2014 Was Best Year For Mpls. Hospitality IndustryMinneapolis convention and visitors officials say 2014 was the city's most successful year ever. Hotel bookings, future hotel bookings for the Super Bowl and Final Four, sponsorships and record revenue at the Minneapolis Convention Center all helped to make this one big year for the state's biggest city.
'Meet Minneapolis' Finding Unique Ways To Attract TouristsSo the weather as of late hasn't exactly been alluring to everyone. That's why tourism groups have to think outside the box to bring visitors to the Twin Cities this time of year.
Out-Of-Towners Shocked By Arctic BlastAs uncomfortable as Wednesday has been, most Minnesotans have seen temperatures like this before. But for some, it was unlike anything they've ever experienced. Moving from South Carolina to Minnesota was a bit of a shock to my system.
Explore Minnesota Heads To Scotland for Ryder CupThe 40th Ryder Cup is one of the biggest events in golf, and it kicks off on Friday at Gleneagles in Edinburgh, Scotland. And Explore Minnesota is making sure our state has a presence there. Bill Von Bank with Explore Minnesota flew across the pond to promote the big tournament that will make its way to Minnesota in 2016.
All-Star Game A ‘Success’ For MinneapolisAbout 160,000 people are exiting the Twin Cities Wednesday on the heels of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game. And the preliminary consensus is it was a success. Target Field housed more people the past few days than it ever has before. Around 50,000 people watched baseball's best, and their families, roll down the Red Carpet in Tuesday's parade.
Meet Minneapolis Creates Hashtag For Visitors With ASG QuestionsSome are tucked away, others, out front, all working to roll out the welcome mat to baseball fans this week. "It's just bringing our Minnesota Nice and spreading it to people who are here for the All Star Game," Tara Olson Medina, of Spong, said.
Shriners International Convention Brings Big Business To Twin Cities The Twin Cities is gearing up to handle more tourists that normal this summer. One week from Monday, Target Field will host the Home Run Derby, just one of the big events surrounding the Major League All-Star Game that is expected to attract large crowds. But tens of thousands of tourists have already been here for weeks as part of a steady stream of events.