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Visit Orlando App

Visit Orlando App Features Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence

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Destination marketing organization Visit Orlando has partnered with WayBlazer artificial intelligence and IBM Watson technology to create an innovative travel app that boasts tailored itineraries and personalized suggestions for one of the most visited destinations in the United States. “As the first destination to create a mobile app using this advanced level of cognitive computing, our…

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City by Nature: Touring Minneapolis’ Downtown Hotels

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Minneapolis has long been coined “City by Nature” although City of Construction may be more fitting as of late. Renovations are happening left and right to rebuild the city into one of the most walkable destinations in the Midwest. During DMAI’s annual convention, I toured several downtown hotels in walking distance to the convention center, and…

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Can DMOs and Airbnb Work Together?

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Chip Conley is the head of global hospitality and strategy at Airbnb. At DMAI’s 2016 convention, Conley shared his story of going from hotelier (he founded the award-winning, boutique hotel company, Joie de Vivre Hospitality) to innovation chief, along with panelists from domestic and international destinations who have taken the risk to work with Airbnb….

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First Responders: Ensuring Medical Meetings are Informative and Compliant

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Cleveland Convention Center Medical and pharmaceutical meetings often require a little more TLC than other events. There are government-mandated reports that document payments between manufacturers and doctors. There are security and privacy concerns that must be taken into consideration. There are often visa and equipment transportation issues that need to be resolved. Meeting and event…

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Updated: Anaheim Luxury Hotel Projects Get Green Light

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Although Anaheim, California, is the center of Orange County tourism—with top attractions and a first-class convention center— it has surprisingly few luxury hotels. That will be changing, as four new luxury hotel projects in Anaheim have gotten the green light. These include Orange County’s first JW Marriott, which will be built adjacent to the Anaheim…

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