Houston In the News


Houston • Sept. 1, 2019

Houston was featured in Essence Magazine. The article, titled “How To Spend A Beyoncé Themed Weekend in Houston,” details how to explore Houston through the lens of Queen Bey as a result of pitching reporter Kimberly Wilson.

Travel + Leisure article titled, “The Best Places to Travel in November” features Houston as a result of hosting Pat Doherty on the Space City media visit. 

As a direct result of hosting reporter Christopher Elliott, USA Today shared coverage of Houston in an article titled “Houston with kids: Space, museums and free stuff.” The article has been syndicated in over 50 publications.

How Stuff Works shared an article titled “The Wild History of the Texas Longhorn,” as a result of hosting the writer Mark Mancini during the Space City media visit. 

Forbes shared an article titled, “Space Center Houston: Celebrating Moon Landings and Much More” as a result of hosting John Oseid.

Valerie & Valise published an article titled “3 Days in Houston: The Best Things to See & Do,” as a result of the Space City media visit.

As a result of hosting Wendy Altschuler with Red Tricycle, Houston was included in an article titled “Amazing Resorts & Hotels That Welcome Pets.” 
Reader’s Digest article titled “14 NASA Sites Every Space Nerd Must Visit,” is a result of hosting Jeff Bogle.

Smarter Traveler shared “The 19 Best Things to Do in Houston” following Sarah Schlichter’s recent visit.

Bon Appetit included Houston’s own Blood Bros. BBQ in their list of “50 Nominees for America’s Best New Restaurants 2019” list. 

Houston was featured in the Washington Post in an article/city guide, titled “A Local’s Guide to Houston,” showcases the best of the city through the eyes of Houston local Drew Jones. Note within the article is a section titled “One Square Mile.” This section features smaller neighborhood guides, including The Heights, Eado, and Montrose.

Reporter Jeff Bogle’s recent visit to Houston resulted in a story in Family Vacation Critic titled “13 Best Cruise Ports, Ranked

Elliott Advocacy shared an article titled “Houston with kids: A far-out adventure in Texas,” as a result of hosting Chris Elliott in July.

Matador Network included Houston in an article titled “9 US Cities that are Super Easy to Explore on Foot”.

Houston First/Meetings

Holly Clapham-Rosenow spoke to the Houston Chronicle about the James Beard Award changes acknowledging Texas as a distinct culinary stronghold. The article has been syndicated in four publications.

The CWT Meetings & Events 2020 Future Trends report is out and Houston is on the list for top 10 destinations on the rise.

The Houston Business Journal shared news of Saltgrass Steakhouse opening at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Houston Public Media and Houston First are paying tribute to the diversity in our region by spotlighting Houstonians from various communities in conjunction with national awareness months.

Culturemap Houston reported on the reasoning behind marketing Houston within the Houston DMA, which includes 19 counties.