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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Larry Edelman Globe Staff February 19, 2019 Unless you work in the city, it’s easy to forget that Boston is crawling with tourists. At least from May through October, when this is an amazing place to visit.And it’s easy to forget that tourism is big business, an engine of our economy that accounts for about 7 percent of total output alongside health care, education, tech, and financial services.It’s an appropriate time to look at the business because there was an important transition last week at the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, which plays a leading role in keeping the tourism engine humming. After 28 years of pitching Boston to convention planners, event managers, and tourists, CEO Patrick Moscaritolo retired and handed the reins to Martha Sheridan, who was selected last year as his successor after having run the Providence … [Read more...] about Tourism de force: How one man helped make Boston a top travel destination
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Bella English Globe Correspondent January 10, 2019 CHARLESTON, S.C. — I must have had a childhood trauma involving coffee. I’ve never had a cup of it in my life, shudder at the aroma, wouldn’t touch coffee ice cream, or Kahlua or tiramisu or anything mocha. Yuk. But I need my caffeine and have grown to love tea, aptly known as “a hug in a cup.” So when recently in Charleston, I had to make a pilgrimage to the country’s only tea plantation, which sells tea under the American Classic Tea label. The Charleston Tea Plantation is the only place where tea is grown in North America. It’s actually on Wadmalaw Island, about a half hour south of Charleston. At the farm, my husband and I stepped into the greeting area, where we were directed to a tea bar for our choice of hot or iced teas. Advertisement According to a … [Read more...] about It’s always tea time in South Carolina
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016, 4:23:59 A.M. 911 operator: “This line is recorded. Where is your emergency?” Laura: “I’m at Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “I’m sorry. Where are you?” Laura: “Somerville Hospital.” 911 operator: “OK, what’s the emergency?” Laura: “I’m having an asthma attack. I’m dying.” 911 operator: “Whereabouts are you at the hospital?” Laura: “Emergency room.” 911 operator: “OK.” Laura: “I can’t get in.” 911 operator: “Let me get you into Somerville. You’re outside?” Laura: “Mm-hm.” 911 operator: “Are you in the parking lot?” Laura: “Yeah.” 911 operator: “Are you in a vehicle?” Laura: “No. I’m just outside it.” 911 operator: “At the door?” Laura: “Asthma. Asthma.” 911 operator: “Are you … [Read more...] about Laura Levis died outside a Boston-area ER. The doors were locked. Why?
She asked and Bostonians answered — en masse. Singer Lily Allen on Wednesday turned to her more than 5 million Twitter followers for some advice on what to do with 6-year-old children — to keep them entertained — while visiting the city. “Anyone know of cool things to do with 6 yr old kids in Boston?’’ wrote Allen, who’s in town this week for a sold-out performance at the Paradise Rock Club on Wednesday. Within minutes, the recommendations came pouring in — though most of the ideas people passed along to the British pop sensation and author were your typical tourist destinations. In all, she received more than 150 replies. “The Mapparium at the Mary Baker Eddy Library is pretty neat,’’ one person wrote, “since it’s a cold day for anything outdoors!’’ The same person, who identified herself as a nanny who has to come up with creative ways to entertain kids, also told Allen there are trampoline … [Read more...] about Lily Allen asked her 5 million Twitter followers what kid-friendly activities to do in Boston. She got answers.