Don Welsh

Type: Person
Name: Don Welsh
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 3 reports

Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago

Many of the world's top airline and airport officials will descend on Chicago this weekend for a global conference that city officials say will be among the largest economic development events of the year for the city and the region.Chicago officials ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 19 hours ago]
Entities: Chicago, Aviation, Don Welsh
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Choose us for Lunar New Year, Chicago tells China

CHOOSE Chicago is promoting the city's Lunar New Year celebrations, museums, Michigan Lake, parks, free outdoor activities, and shopping to attract more tourists from China, its largest source of international visitors in 2013.The tourism bureau this ... [Published TTG ASIA - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Chicago Marathon Brings Over $253 Million in Business

An independent study found that the Bank of AmericaREUTERS/Brian SnyderThis is the first time that the economic impact of the Marathon has exceeded $250 million. By comparison, the impact of the 2012 Bank of AmericaThe new report found the event directly ... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 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 - Aug 21 2014]
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 13 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 3 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]

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"we literally bring out route maps of flight service in and out of o'hare as part of our presentation" Welsh said
...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."
"what used to be a rather local and regional race, has become regional, national and international" said Don Welsh, Choose Chicago

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Aviation experts to meet at Chicago commercial ... [Published Trade Arabia - Sep 17 2014]
World Routes: Comes to Chicago [Published Routes News - Sep 17 2014]
Aviation Industry heads to Chicago for World’s ... [Published PATA - Sep 17 2014]
Aviation industry heads to Chicago for world’s ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 17 2014]
Choose us for Lunar New Year, Chicago tells China [Published TTG ASIA - Sep 11 2014]
Chicago Marathon Brings Over $253 Million in Bu... [Published International Business Times Australia - Aug 27 2014]
Chicago Marathon brought more than $250M to cit... [Published WLS Chicago - Aug 21 2014]
Chicago Sets Tourism Record For July With More ... [Published City of Chicago - Aug 21 2014]
New Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Maratho... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Aug 21 2014]
New Study Finds Bank of America Chicago Maratho... [Published Bank of America Press Release - Aug 21 2014]
Reject plan to give unfair advantage to CPS gra... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Aug 19 2014]
Emirates Airlines launches first non-stop Dubai... [Published Kuwait Times - Aug 17 2014]
Industry Leaders to Speak at World Routes [Published Routes Online - Aug 14 2014]
Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift? [Published Lawton Constitution - Aug 14 2014]
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Emirates starts its second US destination in 20... [Published Anna.aero - Aug 13 2014]
Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift... [Published Macon Telegraph - Aug 13 2014]
Emirates Launches Non-Stop Service from Dubai t... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Aug 11 2014]
Kendall College Selected by Choose Chicago as “... [Published PRWeb - Mar 28 2014]
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