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Hospitality and Tourism

For the first time, Greenville appears in the Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Places to Live ranking. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
May 21, 2024

Greenville cracks Top 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Places to Live ranking

Another South Carolina city appears in the Top 20 among 150 major U.S. cities in this year's ranking.

The Spartanburg Professional Baseball Club will be a minor league affiliate of the Texas Rangers. The SPBC name is currently a placeholder until a new club name, logo, and mascot are unveiled to the public. (Rendering/Provided)
May 13, 2024

Spartanburg baseball team’s new name pays homage to city’s railroad roots

The club's logo also pays tribute to the community’s rich food history.

The PGA of America announced that The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island will host the 2031 PGA Championship. (Photo/Steve Uzzell)
Apr 17, 2024

South Carolina golf course to host PGA Championship for 3rd time

The course joins elite company as just the ninth course to host three or more PGA Championships.

Southern Living has named Spartanburg and Columbia two of its “South’s Best Cities On The Rise 2024.” Not only did they make the list of 25, but they both appear in the top five. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Mar 19, 2024

Southern Living names 2 South Carolina cities ‘South’s Best Cities On The Rise’

Not only did the cities make the list of 25, but they both appear in the top five.

Bon Secours Wellness Arena has been in downtown Greenville for 25 years. (Photo/Bon Secours Wellness Arena)
Feb 26, 2024

5 Questions With: Beth Paul, general manager, Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville

In this 5 Questions With feature, general manager Beth Paul talks about the secret to Bon Secours Wellness Arena's success and its role in boosting the Upstate's tourism industry.

Smalls Sliders expects to develop 40-50 locations in South Carolina over the next 10 years with initial immediate development in 2024 of three to five Cans in the Charleston, Columbia, and Greenville/Spartanburg metro areas.
Feb 21, 2024

Drew Brees-backed fast food chain plans expansion across South Carolina

The Atlanta-based cheeseburger slider quick-service restaurant by co-founder of Walk-On’s—Brandon Landry—has more than 200 additional locations currently in development.

Feb 20, 2024

South Carolina’s tourism industry could endure ‘devastating blow’ if this credit card bill passes

The credit card bill could change how transactions are processed and eliminate ....

Feb 16, 2024

Avelo Airlines adding two nonstop services from Greenville-Spartanburg

Avelo Airlines is expanding its Upstate South Carolina presence with the addition of two new exclusive nonstop flights. Avelo is adding flights from Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) and New York’s Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC), according[...]

Jan 18, 2024

Chicken tender franchise opens in Goose Creek, plans 6 more in South Carolina

A rapidly expanding chicken tender restaurant opens third location in state with plans for ...

The City Club of Greenville rebranded and renovated its establishment on the 17th floor of One Liberty Square in downtown Greenville. (Photo/City Club of Greenville)
Jan 12, 2024

Downtown Greenville business, social club unveils $1.75M renovation

The club features 360-degree panoramic views of Greenville and personalized dining and service experiences.

Jan 11, 2024

Greenville golf venue with Justin Timberlake ties unveils new food, drinks venue

Combining par 3 golf and enhanced hospitality, the new …

Auro Hotels’ newest addition is the Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Airport. Courtesy photo
Jan 9, 2024

Greenville hotel company acquires Orlando property

The company now owns eight properties in Orlando totaling 1,521 rooms.