Charleston's International African American Museum is one of nearly 300 organizations that will receive donations from philanthropist billionaire MacKenzie Scott's latest round of charitable giving.
There's something about finding a shaded area under a Live Oak at Ocean Lakes Family Campground that just tops summer vacation in Myrtle Beach.
Travelers are returning to flying again in the wake of the pandemic, and Charleston International Airport expects July's passenger numbers could set a new record. The state's busiest airport reported 88 percent of pre-pandemic passengers in May.
The earliest available sailing on the Sunshine leaves Nov. 17, according to the company's website.
The popular monthly vehicle-free gathering downtown has been sidelined by the COVID-19 pandemic but soon will be back.
Last year, members of the Charleston area's Travel Council logged onto their computers to participate in a virtual version of their annual meeting.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport hired Sue Stevens, former executive director of Charleston International, as a consultant in 2020 and she played a "crucial role" in Southwest Airlines starting its flights out of MYR.
Richland County officials have imagined what travel sports park would mean for the area and are beginning to explore where such a layout would be built and most importantly, how it would be funded.
Perched on the second floor of the Grand Strand Brewing Company in the downtown's revamped Nance Plaza sits the newest and dryest seats of this year's Carolina Country Music Festival.
Spirit Airlines announced this week it plans to offer flights to and from Miami International Airport and Myrtle Beach International Airport beginning Nov. 17.
Hotels are getting to the point where they're at or near their pre-pandemic levels for occupancy, so they don't have to lower rates to draw visitors.
Tourism's economic impact in the Charleston area shrank more than a third and visitor volume decreased by around 30 percent in a year defined by the COVID-19 pandemic and the dramatic decrease in travel that accompanied it.
The week of the event, which ran from May 18 to May 23, hotel occupancy shot up, and so did average room rates.
Tourists have been lined along U.S. 17 Bypass and U.S. 501 for about a solid two months now, yet the official kick off to summer just occured Memorial Day weekend.
It is one of two new major U.S. carriers to take off since 2007.
While the Grimké sisters have, in recent years, been recognized more by their home city of Charleston, their nephews Archibald and Francis, also prominent activists, remain lesser-known. A Charleston tour guide is trying to change that.
The Carroll Building near Charleston's historic City Market can't be developed as a hotel, according to the terms of a settlement between the owners and a nonprofit historic group which holds a conservation easement on the property.
That labor shortage led tourism leaders to put on hospitality-only job fairs, and those events presented an opportunity get some insight on the current labor problem.
Seasonally adjusted, South Carolina lost 4,200 jobs in April, and the hospitality sector's recovery continued to lag behind other industries last month.
The board of the state-owned Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum named the leader of a Texas World War II museum as its next executive director.
Newly minted airline Breeze Airways will launch nonstop service to 16 cities across the U.S. on May 27, including 11 destinations from Charleston International Airport over the next two months.
While limits on spectators mean the event won't reach the kind of economic impact predicted pre-pandemic for its return to Kiawah's Ocean Course, the exposure the region is gaining from the event could have the biggest benefit.
Charleston International Airport surpassed 300,000 passengers in April for the first time in 14 months, bringing the state's busiest terminal to 70 percent of normal pre-pandemic capacity. Airport officials believe June's numbers could set a record for the month.
The Ryder, a 91-key property with a name pulled from a Jack Kerouac novel, officially opened May 11. The new concept replaces the former King Charles Inn which was sold in late 2019 for $43 million.
Uber and Lyft are experiencing a need for rideshare drivers in the Myrtle Beach and Charleston markets, prompting Uber to bump pay to $32.50 an hour and Lyft to lure drivers as far as Atlanta.
Ten years after launching service in Charleston, Southwest Airlines is adding a new route to St. Louis and expanding summer service to other cities.
More than one-third of respondents said they will be looking for employment outside of the industry in the next year, and much-needed entry-level workers are even more likely to be seeking jobs outside of hospitality.
The Charleston-based hospitality firm the Montford Group and real estate investment partner Opterra Capital recently broke ground on a 131-room hotel that will be under the Marriott flag Moxy.
Germany's Lufthansa is adding onto a previous order, bumping it up to 25 widebodies.
Before Andrea Hazel even knew what Explore Charleston wanted her to paint for the cover of its next visitors guide, she knew that, if she was going to do it, it had to be of a freedman's cottage.
A local couple has donated $500,000 to the International African American Museum that's under construction in Charleston and set to open next year.
Funplex, Myrtle Beach's newest amusement park, is scheduled to open in mid-May at the intersection of 15th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard.
Emeline in downtown Charleston was named to Travel + Leisure's "It List" of the most impressive hotel openings of the last year.
The revenue projections at CHS for the next fiscal year are based on 75 percent of pre-COVID flying patterns.
Charleston International Airport's stagnant passenger levels during the pandemic may have turned the corner as March's figures showed a sizable increase and the number of travelers is expected to gradually grow throughout the spring as more people get vaccinated and feel comfortable flying again.
Owners of the popular Quigley's Pint & Plate locations are proposing a 4,000-square-foot brewery, accompanying pavilion and artisan village made of repurposed shipping containers on U.S. 17 just south of Wachesaw Road.
Myrtle Beach projects direct spending from sports-team visitors will return to 2019 levels, which means the businesses that welcome these teams when games are not being played will get close to "normal."
Avid Hotels opened its new 95-room lodging on Holiday Drive in Summerville, just north of the Azalea Square shopping center.
Charleston's tourism sector has seen some much-needed positive indicators in the last month: better hotel occupancy rates, higher passenger counts at the airport and, for some restaurants, eve…
On April 16, Horry County and the city of Myrtle Beach settled after a two year long court case over hospitality fees.
Myrtle Beach City Council allocated $5.2 million for tourism and art organizations along with city needs as a part of revenue from the cities accommodation tax.
Frontier Airlines announced a new flight from Myrtle Beach to Miami, which will operate five times a week, and is scheduled to start June 10.
The Broadway Theater is scheduled to open this summer in Myrtle Beach. The 370-seat theater will feature stadium-style seating. The theater will be located across from The Simpsons in 4D, on the Robert Grissom Parkway side of Broadway at the Beach.
Guests staying in the hotel's finest digs now have the option of selecting a new package with even more over-the-top amenities, including in-suite spa treatments, personal butler service and daily champagne and caviar.
Businesses at North Myrtle Beach's Barefoot Landing are banking on pent-up demand from tourists to make the 2021 summer tourism season a success.
According to a recent report from AirDNA, a firm that tracks listings on Airbnb and demand for short-term rentals, the number of Airbnb listings in the state grew substantially in the last year, especially in one area.
The company suggested it could redeploy its U.S.-based vacation vessels to less-restrictive locations after more than a year of inactivity.
Frontier Airlines announced three new nonstop destinations Wednesday out of Myrtle Beach International Airport — Buffalo, Providence, R.I., and Portland, Maine.
Famed golfer Greg Norman announced he's 'skinning down' his $400 million empire on a podcast late last week, which left questions about the future of two of his properties in North Myrtle Beach.
S.C. State Parks is expanding its virtual reality offerings from one experience to three, adding an ascent up the Hunting Island Lighthouse and a kayak trip down the Catawba River while spider lilies are in bloom.