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CHICAGO MEETINGS NEWS: NOVEMBER 2016

Art Institute No. 2 Museum in the World, 10 Festive New Venues for Your Holiday Parties, American Airlines and Interjet Announce New Routes — Get the latest meeting & event planning industry news.

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THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO VOTED NO. 2 IN THE WORLD AND IN THE U.S.

The travelers have spoken! TripAdvisor's 2016 Travelers' Choice awards announced that the Art Institute of Chicago has been voted the No. 2 museum in the world and the No. 2 museum in the United States. The Art Institute has been ranked in the top three museums in the world for four years running.

See the full list here.

 


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HOTEL ZACHARY TO BRING BOUTIQUE HOTEL TO WRIGLEYVILLE

Scheduled to open in 2018, the Hotel Zachary is a new boutique, lifestyle hotel located at the corner of Clark and Addison Streets. The 175-room hotel, with a location adjacent to Wrigley Field, is set to be a mixed-use space with retail, restaurants and more.

Learn more about Hotel Zachary.

 


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AMERICAN AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE FROM CHICAGO TO BARCELONA

Flights from Barcelona, Spain to Chicago O'Hare International Airport will begin May 5, 2017.

Learn more about American Airline's new service.

 


INTERJET ANNOUNCES NEW SERVICE BETWEEN MEXICO CITY AND CHICAGO

Mexico-based carrier Interjet announced it will begin nonstop service between Mexico City International Airport (MEX) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport on November 17, 2016.

Learn more about Interjet's new services.

 


10 FESTIVE NEW VENUES FOR HOLIDAY PARTIES IN CHICAGO

With the holiday festivities around the corner, these 10 new Chicago venues are perfect for the company holiday party and more. From bars, restaurants, private rooms and hotel event spaces, these sparkling new venues will bring extra cheer to the party.

Learn more about the new venues here.

 


CHICAGO NAMED AMERICA'S TOP CITY FOR CYCLING

The city of Chicago received top honors from Bicycling Magazine citing Chicago as one of the first major U.S. cities with a large network of protected bike lanes.

Learn more about cycling in Chicago.

 


CHICAGO ENJOYS CONTINUED RECORD TOURISM

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Choose Chicago President and CEO David Whitaker announced record tourism performance for the first three quarters of 2016. Results were driven by strong demand from convention and leisure visitor segments. Overall demand increased 2.2 in the period January 1st through September 30th, 2016.

Learn more about Chicago's record tourism


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