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Obama Heads To Cooperstown To Promote Tourism

Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he wants to make it easier for foreign tourists to visit...

PHOTOS: Prince Charming!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick & Jessica Misener | Posted 01.20.2012 | Style

We love the Obamas. We love the royals. We also love Disney (natch). So we really can't think of anything more fantastic than a presidential trip to D...

Obama Touts Tourism, Mickey's Big Ears At Disney World

Posted 01.19.2012 | Travel

On Thursday, President Obama headed south to the happiest place on earth to talk tourism. Obama, ever the jokester, opened up his speech along Dis...

Kid Offering View Of Obama's Chicago Home For $10

Chicago Tribune | Ofelia Casillas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Obama's red-brick house in the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhood is protected by concrete barricades at either end of his block. Chicago police cars stan...

Claiming Obama: Hawaii, Illinois Battle For Tourism Edge

Chicago Tribune | John McCormick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

HONOLULU -- Locals here sometimes call Barack Obama a kamaaina, the Hawaiian word for native born or one who has lived here for some time. Chicagoans,...

Obama's Hyde Park

New York Times | Michael Y. Park | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hyde Park hasn't gotten this much attention since 1893, when the Chicago World's Fair introduced the country to electricity and serial killers. But in...

Hotel Offering Obama-Themed 'City Of Hope' Package

Financial Times | Hal Weitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A luxury hotel might seem like a bad business to be running during an economic downturn, but Patrick Hatton, general manager of The James in downtown ...

Tourism Business Booming In Obama's Chicago

ABC News | MATTHEW JAFFE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite the cold weather and biting wind, out-of-town guests, as usual, on Thanksgiving weekend, are hitting the sites in Chicago, America's third-lar...

An Obama Boom in Hyde Park?

David Hoyt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Hoyt

It will take a lot more than the impulse spending of a presidential entourage to provide the housing, transit, jobs, and retail amenities that are needed in the President-elect's own back yard.