The IPW convention plays a VIP role in Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s tourism goals for the city to: 1. Increase annual visitation to 55 million visitors by 2020. AND 2. Elevate Chicago to among the top five US cities for inbound international travel by 2020. Here he woos the crowd at the very posh IPW breakfast at 360 Chicago telling them why Chicago is the most American of American cities. Photo credit: Show Me Chicago
Chicago is out to show the world why we are the best.  With 6000 members of the travel media and travel professionals descending on our town this week for the heavy-hitting U.S. Travel Association’s annual IPW international trade show…the time is now. These pro’s, who travel for a living, have seen it all.  Now they... Read more »