Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A student project to demolish two gazebos given by David Letterman to a northern Illinois community and make the talk show host a retirement present has hit a minor snag.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago officials say for the first time the city had more than 50 million visitors in 2014.
ALTO PASS, Ill. (AP) — Members of the board in charge of the Bald Knob Cross of Peace say they plan to expand the site and hire an executive director for the 11-story cross atop the tallest peak in southern Illinois.
The Galesburg Landmark Commission wants to make sure the Convention and Visitors Bureau is fully stocked with information that will help bring people to town.
RIVER GROVE, Ill. (AP) — A Chicago-area hot dog stand has been named the state’s first ever “Delicious Destination” by the Illinois Office of Tourism.
COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what’s billed as the “World’s Largest Bottle of Catsup” was not an option.
CHICAGO (AP) — State numbers show the number of international visitors to Illinois last year grew by 3 percent, to 2.2 million.
Members of the Knox County Tourism Council have been working to bring in more people to the city.