New Avenida Houston Welcome Center, a Gateway to the City
The most recent addition to Avenida Houston convention and entertainment campus is the long-awaited Welcome Center which features three distinct experiences: the city’s official Welcome Center; Launch, a retail outlet; and Avenida Eats, a grab-and-go eatery. Located inside the George R. Brown Convention Center, the new Welcome Center is accessible ...
Houston’s Tourism and Arts Industries Receive a Financial Boost
Houston First Corporation and Airbnb, the online home sharing platform, today announced a breakthrough agreement in which Houston’s Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) will be collected from Airbnb customers starting July 1. The 7 percent tax on Airbnb rentals will flow to Houston First, a government corporation that promotes and markets ...