Houston's Best Neighborhoods
Visiting a city like Houston can feel overwhelming. Like many places in Texas, Houston is spread out, and attractions aren’t centered in just one area.
Best Cities Global Alliance
Houston First Corporation was well represented on June 17, 2021 at the Best Cities Global Alliance Community Café where Daniel Palomo, Director of Global Sales, participated in a panel discussion during an online Community Café highlighting the importance of cultivating Community. Themed “When Communities Collide,” the panel offered a reminder ...
Indo American Chamber of Commerce
The Indo American Chamber Of Commerce of Greater Houston honored Jorge Franz, Houston First Corporation Senior VP of Tourism and Industry Relations at a reception on July 22, 2021. “Visitors from India spend about $5,000 per visitor in the U.S. and we only expect that to grow. Thank ...
The World's Greatest Places of 2021
100 extraordinary destinations to explore.
HOUSTON NAMED TOP 5 CONVENTION CITY IN THE UNITED STATES
Listed as a top 10 market with a hotel occupancy increase of nearly 60 percent, Houston is celebrating another milestone as it has been named a top 5 convention city in the United States by the 2021 Convention Cities Index (CCi) List.
50 Mini Vacations That Won't Break the Bank
Looking for a getaway that really feels like you've left home, even if you only have the weekend to work with?
How To Create The Perfect Picnic
“Downtown Houston is where I live and like to unwind, so when I want to stay close to home, I head to Buffalo Bayou Park. I try to snag a space within the Eleanor Tinsley Park section. The greenspace is so picturesque and right off the bayou, making it a ...
Sesquicentennial Park to feature newly restored “Site Seeing” ar
Visitors and residents will be greeted with renewed artistic imagery during their daily strolls through Sesquicentennial Park thanks to a collaboration between Houston First Corporation and local artist Dean Ruck on an art restoration project that is now complete.
New Series Celebrates Immigrant Communities Throughout U.S.
It was a Sunday, they'd just come back from church. The largest Nigerian church in America actually started in the living room of the house I grew up in, and they go to our [same] church.
Immigrant communities that capture the real American Dream
I'm Nigerian but born and raised in Houston, the largest population outside of Nigeria...Whenever I would go back [to Nigeria], there's so many nuances that people expected me not to understand because I didn't live there. Like, y'all — it's mini Nigeria in Houston.
A Bigger Canvas
The dazzling new Kinder Building at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston confirms the city's status as a cosmopolitan art mecca. Visiting groundbreaking galleries, mind-expanding installations, and under-the-radar incubators nurturing homegrown talent. Michael Agresta opens his eyes to a world of possibilities.