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Member Updates

 

Member Memos from GBCVB President & CEO Martha J. Sheridan 

November 12, 2021

October 15, 2021

October 7, 2021

 

Monthly Member Newsletter 

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021

August 2021

July 2021

June 2021

May 2021

April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

January 2021

 

Virtual Open Houses 

April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

 

Annual Meeting 

Our 2021 Annual Meeting took place on December 1, 2021.  A recap is coming soon!

Annual Meeting Presentation, December 2020 (pdf)

 

 

Message from the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau

Reopening messages regarding mask guidance and international travelers from GBCVB President & CEO Martha J. Sheridan 

 

GBCVB Webinar Series: Reopening & Recovery - Navigating the New Normal

Session One: A Discussion with the GBCVB Executive Team (password: GBCVB.5.20.20)

Session Two: A Discussion with DMO Leaders

Session Three: Virtual Meetings: Pros/Cons and Everything in Between

Session Four: A Realistic Look at Travel through the End of 2020

Session Five: Attractions | Venues:  Guidelines for Events Post-COVID 19

Session Six: Life on the Water - How will Boston Harbor and the Charles River Move?

Session Seven: Pivot Don't Panic - Marketing & Communications in this New Era

Session Eight:  Cultural Tourism - The Return of Boston's Museum and Performing Arts Scene

Session Nine: What Employers Need to Know Now | HR Considerations for Employees

Session Ten: Weathering the Storm and what the Future Holds for the Hotel Industry

 

Industry Reopening Guidance

GBCVB: Boston Visitor Industry Reopening Guidelines (pdf) and corresponding web pages

Lodging Operators Safety Standards

Lodging Operators Reopening Checklist

Sector-Specific Reopening Checklists

MRA Reopening Toolkit

Martha J. Sheridan Presentation to Reopening Advisory Board

USTA Travel in the New Normal

Massachusetts High Technology Council Back-to-Work Planning

National Restaurant Association Reopening Guidance

City of Boston Video Conferences - Arts and Culture Community

CDC Prepare Your Small Business and Employees for the Effects of COVID-19

 

COVID-19 Preparedness & Education

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

Commonweath of Massachusetts

City of Boston

Massachusetts Convention Center Authority

U.S. Travel Association

Boston Health Commission

 

Massachusetts: Resources & Response to COVID-19

MA COVID-19 Travel Advisory 

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans for Continued Reopening (February 25, 2021)

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Further Measures to Stop the Spread of COVID-19 (December 22, 2020)

Mayor Walsh Announces Boston to Temporarily Return to Modified Phase 2, Step 2 of Reopening Plan (December 14, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Statewide Rollback to Phase 3, Step 1 Effective December 13 (December 8, 2020).

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures to Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases (November 2, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19 (August 7, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Issues New Travel Order Effective August 1 (July 24, 2020)

Reopening Massachusetts: Safety Standards and Checklist: Theaters and Performance Venues (July 6, 2020)

Reopening Massachusetts: Safety Standards and Checklist: Museums and Cultural and Historical Facilities and Guided Tours (July 6, 2020)

Reopening Massachusetts

Reopening Advisory Board Presentation

Boston Resiliency Fund

MLA COVID-19 Updates 

Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to Third Phase of Four-Phase Approach (July 2, 2020)

Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to Step Two of Second Phase of Four-Phase Approach (June 19, 2020)

Reopening Massachusetts: Baker-Polito Administration Initiates Transition to Second Phase of Four-Phase Approach (June 6, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Provides Update on Phase II of Re-Opening Plan, Releases Guidance for Restaurants and Lodging (May 29, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Four-Phase Approach to Reopening and Publishes Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards (May 11, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Extends Non-Essential Business Closures to May 18, Announces Reopening Advisory Board (April 28, 2020)

City of Boston to Allow Permitted Restaurants to Sell Groceries (April 24, 2020)

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Implementation of CARES Act Unemployment Benefits for Self-Employed, Gig Economy and Other Workers (April 20, 2020)

 

CARES Act Info & Webinar Series

U.S. Travel CARES Act Webinar Slides

Destinations International Webinar Series

Expedia Group Webinar Series

Oxford Economics Analysis & Reports

 

B2B Blog

Hear from industry partners on advice for doing business during challenging times.

 

Permanent Closings 

List of restaurants that have permanently closed.