Houston is in growth mode, with new hotels rising, new parks blooming, new restaurants welcoming diners and the convention district in the midst of an expansive redesign. As the city continues to transform, there's always something fresh to see and do.Nearby News
About $70 million was spent last year to upgrade the 406-room Woodlands Resort and Conference Center
in the planned community outside Houston. A new wing of 184 guest rooms was built, and the 222 existing rooms were renovated.•
A 302-room Westin Hotel
will open in The Woodlands at the end of the year. The property will have more than 15,000 square feet of meeting space.Fun Central
The former Houston Pavilions mall has been reborn as the GreenStreet
entertainment complex, with park space and outdoor patios -- plus retail, restaurants and Lucky Strike Lanes.To Sea
Both Princess and Norwegian cruises now set sail from the Port of Houston.
The 3,082-passenger Emerald Princess
and the 2,374-passenger Norwegian Jewel
head out to the western Caribbean.