Recreation & Tourism

RGV Airbnb Earns $11.5 Million in 2018

According to Airbnb, properties in its Rio Grande Valley host community took in earnings of $11.5 million in supplemental income in 2018. Approximately 80,000 visitors used the service while staying in the region. Cameron County hosts took in $10.5 million with 70,000 guests, while Hidalgo County hosts earned $947,000 with 9,500 guests. Willacy and Starr counties pulled in the final figures and guests. According to the most recent state-commissioned Texas…

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This Golf is High-Tech

Topgolf is not so much about golf as it is a technology-driven entertainment experience. In fact, more than half of the people who visit…
Pharr

RGV Towns Share Nature Prize

From the deck at Estero Llano Grande State Park in Mercedes, I watched approximately 2,000 black-bellied whistling ducks in Ibis Pond as they looked…
Mercedes

Birding by the Numbers

Some 800 birders visited the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival in…
Alamo

Edinburg Seeks Executive Director

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and Edinburg Convention &…
Edinburg

McAllen Day in Monterrey Oct. 24

The McAllen Chamber of Commerce, City of McAllen, Rio Grande Regional…