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Houston is a diverse, dynamic international city with a thriving business community full of opportunity with a broad industrial base in the energy, manufacturing, health care, aeronautics, technology and transportation sectors. Home to more Fortune 500 companies than any other city in the United States, excluding New York City, Houston is recognized worldwide for its energy industry, biomedical research and aeronautics. Located only a few hours from the Gulf of Mexico, the port city is made up of the Houston Ship Channel and Galveston Bay and the Port of Houston is one of the largest in the United Sates.
With one of the most impressive skylines in the United States, Houston has the third-tallest skyline and ranks among the top ten skylines in the world. The city has a seven-mile system of skywalks and tunnels with shops and restaurants and links buildings downtown so pedestrians can avoid bad weather.
From attending performing arts event in the Theatre District to showings in the thriving Museum District to savoring the best restaurants to cheering your favorite team to world-class shopping, Houston is haven of five star hotels, the finest shops and restaurants including elegant rooftop dining to Texas barbecue, dining choices in Houston are endless with a blend of cuisines from around the world.
As an art and entertainment center, downtown Houston has is home to the Theater District which includes six performance hall and nine major performing arts disciplines from opera to ballet. Visitors are also attracted to the Museum District which includes the Houston Museum of Natural Science, the Contemporary Arts Museum, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Holocaust Museum and the Houston Zoo.
Houston is an energetic city and a great place to do business, and to work, live, and enjoy.
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University of Houston
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