Don Welsh

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Name: Don Welsh
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Chicago Marathon brought more than $250M to city in 2013, study claims >

CHICAGO (WLS) --Last October, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon brought tens of thousands of people to Chicago- and according to a new study, a quarter of a billion dollars, too.There is no doubt the marathon brings lots of visitors and lots of dollars ... [Published WLS Chicago - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Chicago Sets Tourism Record For July With More Than One Million Occupied Hotel Room Nights

First Six Months of 2014 Deliver Record Demand; Growing Chicago Tourism is a Key Initiative of the Plan for Economic Growth and JobsMayor's Press Office    312.744.3334Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Don Welsh, President and CEO of Choose Chicago today announced ... [Published City of Chicago - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

New Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Marathon Delivers More Than $253 Million in Business Activity

announced today that the Bank of America Chicago Marathon continues to be a key economic driver and contributes an estimated $253.49 million in total business activity to the Chicago economy, according to a new economic impact report. This is the first ... [Published Industrial Info Financials - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Reject plan to give unfair advantage to CPS grads in police, fire department hirings

6:42PMThe last thing any city department should do is implement policies that lower standards for employment. The randomized pass/fail hiring and CPS preference point for the Fire Department does just that. The city should hire the best qualified candidates ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Emirates Airlines launches first non-stop Dubai-chicago flight

Emirates Executive Vice President and COO Adel Al-Redha (right) speaks to Journalists during a press conferenceCHICAGO: Emirates Airlines launched its first nonstop flight from Dubai to America’s Windy City Chicago on August 5, marking its ninth US route ... [Published Kuwait Times - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Industry Leaders to Speak at World Routes

Senior speakers from the aviation and tourism industry are signing up in force to participate in the Conference Programme at this year’s World Routes event.The World Routes Strategy Summit , sponsored by Oman Airports Management Company, will see keynote ... [Published Routes Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift?

The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over U.S. competitors.Emirates ... [Published Lawton Constitution - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Emirates starts its second US destination in 2014 – Chicago O’Hare

Emirates’ Dubai to Chicago O’HareAfter touch down at its newest US destination (its ninth) — Chicago O’Hare — the Emirates co-pilot displays the flag of the city.  Aviation Commissioner Rosemarie Andolino, Emirates EVP and COO Adel Al Redha and Choose ... [Published Anna.aero - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Emirates Launches Non-Stop Service from Dubai to Chicago

Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a daily nonstop passenger service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport.The new service will operate as flight EK 235 departing from Dubai International Airport at 9:45 a.m. ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over ... [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

LETTERS: Beach history more extensive

Editor:A recent article concluded that the history of Crescent Beach went back to 1909, the start of the development of Crescent Beach as a resort community. In fact, Crescent Beach has been a village for four or five thousand years and as such is as ... [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shanks, Brunetti join Dickson

Scott Shanks and Dominic Brunetti are leaving their roles as principals of NAI Alliance to join in creation of a new commercial real estate firm, Dickson Commercial Group Inc. They’ll join with Tom Fennell, who previously worked with the commercial group ... [Published Northern Nevada Business Weekly - Jul 29 2014]

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"what used to be a rather local and regional race, has become regional, national and international" said Don Welsh, Choose Chicago
...Marathon is a demand generator that helps foster increased visitation from around the globe," said Don Welsh, president and CEO of Choose Chicago. "in 2013, one-fourth of visitors who traveled to chicago for the marathon say it was their first trip ever to chicago, and 56 percent of participants say their motivation was to run through one of the most beautiful cities in the world. the race strongly supports the efforts to elevate the citycity of chicago as a global visitor destination, and we are proud to continue our support."

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Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift... [Published Chicago Tribune - Aug 08 2014]
LETTERS: Beach history more extensive [Published Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal - Aug 08 2014]
Shanks, Brunetti join Dickson [Published Northern Nevada Business Weekly - Jul 29 2014]
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