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Hospitality and Tourism

By The Way's menu will be comprised of about a dozen or so items. (Photo/Uptown Hospitality Group)
Jul 11, 2024

Downtown Charleston warehouse being transformed into restaurant

Uptown Hospitality Group is enlisting 'Southern Charm' influencers as consultants on the project.

Nearly 117,000 travelers descended on Charleston International Airport during the holiday, soaring to a new record. (Photo/Paul Warchol Photography)
Jul 10, 2024

Charleston International Airport breaks Fourth of July passenger record

Nearly 117,000 travelers descended on Charleston International Airport during the holiday.

A packed house is not always enough to save a popular restaurant. Paw’s Diner was a stalwart local restaurant for 26 years where Clemson and Seneca meet at Lake Hartwell. Locals and lake visitors enjoyed hand-made favorites like burgers, meatloaf, fried chicken and banana pudding. (Photo/C. Brandon Nixon Jr.)
Jul 8, 2024

CLOSED: The end of Seneca diner illustrates restaurant industry struggle

Although restaurant openings remain robust across the Palmetto State, the rising cost of operating caused nearly 2,100 restaurants to close in 2023.

Jul 5, 2024

South Carolina’s food safety responsibilities now in new hands

Legislation in 2023 eliminated DHEC and redistributed its programs among other agencies …

Charleston marketing firm merges with Florida hospitality group. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Jul 2, 2024

Charleston marketing firm merges with Florida hospitality group

The combination of the two brands will focus on connecting golf, hospitality, and real estate brands.

The Select will open July 5 at 465 Meeting St., at the base of Greystar’s corporate headquarters building. (Rendering/Ann Design)
Jun 28, 2024

Atlanta restaurant reveals opening date for downtown Charleston location

The restaurant was inspired by Paris' famed Le Select, the chic 1920s brasserie known for being a free-spirited meeting place.

The International African American Museum opeened June 27, 2023, at the historic Gadsden's Wharf site. (Photo/Hollie Moore)
Jun 27, 2024

ONE YEAR IN: IAAM in Charleston reflects on a conversation ‘long overdue’

International African American Museum leaders look back on the first year and ahead on how to keep the momentum going.

The Cecil Williams South Carolina Civil Rights Museum, formerly in Williams’ home, has been relocated to downtown Orangeburg. (Rendering/Studio 2LR)
Jun 25, 2024

New civil rights museum to open in downtown Orangeburg

The museum's namesake opened the original museum in his home in 2019.

Pitmaster John Lewis is opening Lewis Barbecue’s third Southern outpost, set to launch in Atlanta’s Piedmont Heights neighborhood at Ansley Mall, 1544 Piedmont Ave. NE. (Photo/Lewis Barbecue)
Jun 24, 2024

Popular Charleston barbecue brand expands into Atlanta market

This will be the third Southern outpost for the barbecue brand, which also has a Greenville location.

XO Brasserie opened in mid-March at 1090 Morrison Drive, an up-and-coming area that is growing quickly. Photo/XO Brasserie)
Jun 20, 2024

Behind this restaurant’s ‘sophisticated’ Asian fare in NoMo in Charleston

The owner has worked for The Indigo Road Hospitality Group and the Oak Steakhouse brand.

secretary for the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Lonnie G. Bunch III will be part of a speaker series at the International African American Museum. (Photo/IAAM)
Jun 14, 2024

Smithsonian secretary to help kick off new Charleston museum speaker series

The series will feature 'prominent and provocative artists, thought leaders and changemakers.'

Last year,Charleston saw the highest tourism volumes since before the pandemic, according to a study from the College of Charleston. (Photo/Explore Charleston)
Jun 14, 2024

Why tourism’s strong rebound is a big boon to Charleston residents

For residents of the Charleston region, tourism remains a significant impact, but not in the way most assume.