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Chicago’s convention industry readies for a summer rebound, but challenges remain even with the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine

Published on February 1, 2021

McCormick Place recently launched a virtual tour on Choose Chicago’s website that highlights some of the safety precautions visitors can expect at airports, cabs, hotels and the venue. That includes meeting rooms being closed for at least 30 minutes to clean in between sessions, one-way aisles, spaced out booths and air flow adjustments inside each hall to allow for more outside air.

Here’s What’s Happening In Chicago, Now And Over The Next Couple Of Months

Published on January 25, 2021

Due to the pandemic, Chicago’s local businesses—museums, attractions, restaurants, and hotels—have been in constant flux, leaving residents and hopeful visitors waiting in the wings. While we’re far from visiting indoor locations without social distancing protocols, mask wearing, and a profuse use of hand sanitizer, the Windy City is preparing to reopen.

AP News
Virus upends tourism marketing, sparks idea of ‘safecations

Published on June 24, 2020

Beyond attracting visitors, tourism officials are also promoting how their cities and states will keep visitors safe. The tourism group Choose Chicago leads an effort to enlist hundreds of hospitality and event-related businesses to make a public commitment to prioritizing health and safety.

Virtual Culture Trip: Chicago

Published on April 30, 2020

The Second City’s stories grow from the immigrants and migrants who came to work in the slaughterhouses and stockyards and factories near the ocean-wide lake, and the amazing architecture has created a scenic backdrop that filmmakers return to again and again.

Filmes gravados em Chicago para relembrar, assistir e “viajar” junto!

Published on April 27, 2020

Chicago é uma das cidades mais cosmopolitas e conhecidas dos EUA. Adoramos. Tá todo mundo em casa e dando aquela saudade de ir passear e curtir? Sim! Por enquanto, é muito importante que a gente continue em casa. Mas nada nos impede de usar os filmes para matar a saudade.

Armchair Travels
Virtual City Guide To Chicago

Published on April 15, 2020

There’s a reason Chicago has been voted best large city in the US three years in a row – fantastic museums, some great architecture, plenty for families and its setting on the lake. And the Windy City has embraced virtual tourism as well, with some great VR tours, online art galleries and other ways to explore – check out some of the best in this city guide to virtual Chicago.

Travel & Style
Armchair Travel: Incredible Destinations To Visit Virtually

Published on April 9, 2020

Just because we can’t physically travel around the world right now, doesn’t mean we have to put those travel daydreams aside! We’re lucky to be in such a virtual world, where seeing incredible destinations, museums, parks and more is available at our fingertips (on our screens). It’s the whole idea of armchair travel that is taking off right now.

The Boston Globe
7 virtual trips for kids that entertain and inform

Published on April 7, 2020

Your kids’ circle of travel may be restricted to your neighborhood, but their minds can still travel the world—and beyond. Many museums, zoos, travel companies, and other institutions have stepped up their online offerings so they can provide engaging fresh content that’s both entertaining and informative.

Time Out
Check out these virtual tours of museums around the world

Published on April 6, 2020

Our much-loved museums and art galleries may be closing their doors due to the current outbreak, but don’t despair. Tech-savvy curators are getting creative with how the public can access their collections, and many are catering to an online audience with insanely good virtual tours.

Viagem e Turismo
Conheça a arte de Chicago sem sair de casa

Published on April 3, 2020

Enquanto a recomendação é ficar em casa para tentar combater o avanço do coronavírus, que contabiliza mais de 1 milhão de casos no mundo, a melhor maneira de conhecer lugares novos ou até de matar a saudades de um destino já conhecido é através da internet. Por isso, separamos alguns museus e projetos arquitetônicos da cidade de Chicago, no Estados Unidos, para explorar direto de casa, com apenas alguns cliques.


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