An annual industry update in Myrtle Beach looked at the highlights for 2020, including a new marketing partnership with Darius Rucker of Hootie & the Blowfish fame.
Emily Williams is a business reporter at The Post and Courier, covering tourism and employment. She also writes the Business Headlines newsletter, which is published twice a week. Before moving to Charleston, her byline appeared in The Boston Globe.
The production of "Into America's Wild," commissioned by Brand USA, took filmmakers to several Holy City hot spots.
Three hotel brands are opening at Nexton in the span of about a month, and a fourth is on the way.
The investigation that named Robert Lee Smith as the first and only serious suspect took just one day, but the legal process that followed lasted for well over a decade, creating a rift in the community, prompting claims of injustice and leaving questions behind that are still unanswered today.
A request to build a large hotel on a vacant downtown lot was rejected last month, but the board that turned it down will revisit its decision next week.
The event brings more than 40,000 people to the peninsula over one weekend, during a month that's traditionally not popular with visitors.
For the first time this year, South Carolina's statewide lodging reports will include data on short-term rentals in addition to hotels.
A longtime CEO of Orvis and the chief philosopher at Patagonia both recently spoke in Charleston about social responsibility in business.
Emeline, a new hotel concept opening what used to be a DoubleTree flag in Charleston's Historic District, is slated to open in May.
Boeing Co. has nearly 500 fewer employees in South Carolina now compared to a year ago but, across the company, the aerospace giant added jobs during 2019, according to an annual update.