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NCVB launches Live Music Guide app
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Getting into the spirit of one of the most music filled weekends of the year for Nashville, the Convention and Visitors Bureau announced that it has developed a new mobile app. The free Live Music Guide App will be a city wide music directory telling users which acts are playing when in the various music venues dotting the city. More

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The Hermitage Hotel ranks No. 6 in top 10 best hotels in nation
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The Hermitage Hotel has been named among the Top 10 best hotels in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The luxury hotel was ranked No. 6 by the magazine. Nashville's Hermitage Hotel was built between 1908 and 1910 by Tennessee architect Edwin Carpenter. The landmark historic event at the hotel came in 1920 when both sides came together there as Tennessee became the final to ratify the 36th amendment, giving women the right to vote. More

Attendance up at CMA Music Festival
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Cleanup is under way in downtown Nashville after the finale of the CMA Music Festival. CMA officials said the average daily attendance for the free events and the ticketed concerts at LP Field was 65,000 per night. "Crowds were larger than we've ever seen," said Butch Spyridon, president of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau. "They seemed to be doing more collectively than we've ever seen. Everyone seemed to go home happy." More

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Employment outlook in Nashville among strongest in country
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Nashville's employment outlook is the fifth best of any metropolitan area in the nation according to a ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released recently. The survey polled 18,000 businesses in 100 metropolitan areas across the country about their hiring plans for the third quarter. Businesses in the Nashville area overwhelmingly reported their intention to maintain or increase the size of their workforce between July and September. More

Electric-vehicle chargers arrive at Nashville hotel
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Nissan's electric vehicle charging partner unveiled a charging station in Nashville recently at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, the first of a network of public chargers the company intends to have in place in Tennessee by the end of the year. California-based ECOtality Inc. has a contract to install residential, commercial and public chargers in six states under the federally funded EV Project, which uses grant money to pay for the manufacture and installation of the devices. More



Hotels encourage guests to throw away their keys
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Some chains are adopting permanent keys that repeat guests can carry in their wallets and use for multiple trips at a variety of properties. Other establishments are doing away with physical keys altogether; instead, guests can open their room doors by holding their cellphone next to the lock. More

Study: 25 percent of hotels fail to use social media to boost business
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Almost 25 percent of hotels around the world are not taking advantage of social media services to increase occupancy and revenue per available room, according to a study carried out by hotel e-commerce solutions company TravelClick. More

Taxes on tourists have travelers thinking twice
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As if high fuel prices and rising hotel rates were not enough to splash cold water on travel plans, consider the variety of taxes and fees that cities are levying on visitors. In the last two years, cities including Boston, Baltimore and San Jose, Calif., have passed tax increases on hotel rooms, restaurant meals or parking garage rates. More
   
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