About Texas (Eastern)
Experience Houston is a full service destination management company that provides complete coordination and management of all transportation needs, unique tours and experiential activities, on-site staffing, off-site dinners and events giving attendees an opportunity to enjoy our great city, all backed by over 10 years of experience. We give your group the peace of mind and convenience of complete destination management beginning with your arrival to our airports and all throughout the Bayou City. Integrated logistics, comfort, safety and exceptional service are our business. Our professional team is made up of knowledgeable, friendly people who will make your group’s program an experience to remember.
The style-savvy residents of the country’s fourth-largest city and third-largest county (Harris) know that there’s no place quite like Houston.
In 2013, Houston landed on several “best of” lists, including the Travel + Leisure roundup of America’s Favorite Cities and the Hotwire.com index of most affordable U.S. vacation destinations.
See for yourself, here in Houston, where much of daily life happens outdoors, thanks to mild, year-round temperatures.
Countless cutting-edge chefs have made a home in Houston, where diners eat out more than residents of any other city. Here, you’ll find James Beard Award winners and internationally renowned chefs serving up innovative cuisine that frequently catches the attention of foodies.
Twenty-five companies on the Fortune 500 list call the Energy Capital of the World home. Aeronautic research is unsurpassed at NASA headquarters—the facility responsible for putting the first man on the moon—and Texas Medical Center remains the largest in the world with 47 highly lauded research and treatment institutions. The Port of Houston ranks first in the United States in international waterborne tonnage handled and second in total cargo tonnage handled.
The city is home to the nation’s third-largest concentration of consular offices, representing 86 countries. Many annual events celebrate the diverse cultures of Houston; The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which is the largest annual livestock show and rodeo in the world, the annual night-time Houston Pride Parade, the Houston Greek Festival, Art Car Parade, the Houston Auto Show, the Houston International Festival, and the Bayou City Art Festival, which is considered to be one of the top five art festivals in the United States.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is the sixth-busiest in the United States for total passengers, and fourteenth-busiest worldwide. Bush Intercontinental currently ranks fourth in the United States for non-stop domestic and international service with 182 destinations. Bush Intercontinental became United Airline’s largest airline hub. The airline retained a significant operational presence in Houston while offering more than 700 daily departures from the city. In early 2007, Bush Intercontinental Airport was named a model “port of entry” for international travelers by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.