Houston Travel

Houston: The Most Diverse City in the United States.

Houston, the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in America, is a vibrant hub of opportunity, culture and history, boasting a diverse population that speaks more than 145 languages. The city’s fusion of food, art and community creates a unique atmosphere unmatched elsewhere.

Experience Houston’s Culture Through Art and Music.

Nestled among Houston’s bustling Midtown and Medical Center areas lies the leafy, park-like Museum District, home to 19 world-class institutions such as the Menil Collection and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. This district draws 7 million visitors annually, offering a rich cultural experience. Houston's vibrant music scene offers a diverse array of live performances, from indie bands to jazz ensembles, at various venues across the city.

Dive Into the Rich Food Scene.

Houston’s culinary landscape is a melting pot of flavors, showcasing the city's cultural diversity through a variety of dishes and cuisines, including Tex-Mex, Vietnamese and world-renowned barbecue. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the food truck scene for or visit Asia Town, which boasts 8 miles of restaurants featuring cuisines from China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, Pakistan and more.

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As the 2024 AABB Annual Meeting approaches, Houston promises attendees not only a lively conference, but also an opportunity to explore the city's diverse offerings. From its dynamic arts scene to its culinary delights, Houston invites visitors to immerse themselves in its vibrant culture.

Explore Some of Houston’s Key Activities and Sights:

The 2024 AABB Annual Meeting will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center, which is located in downtown Houston.

Tax-Free Shopping for International Travelers

Attendees from outside the United States enjoy tax-free shopping in Texas. Those seeking sales tax refunds on purchases made in Texas can conveniently process their refunds with TaxFree Shopping at several locations in Houston, including malls, outlets, dining establishments, entertainment venues and sporting events. With bilingual customer service available, the refund process is simple and accessible, allowing international visitors to easily receive their refunds in just a few straightforward steps.