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As 2011 comes to a close, NCVB would like to wish its members, partners and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of Music City News a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume Jan. 5.

Best music scene, 2011: Nashville
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From May 2, 2011: Jack White, Kings of Leon, the Black Keys, Ke$ha and Taylor Swift have all moved to Nashville — find out why in this article. More

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Tide turns for Nashville's Opryland Resort
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From April 7, 2011: The Cascades atrium of the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., has been extensively re-landscaped after the area was inundated with flood water last year. Just five months after America's largest nongaming hotel reopened in the wake of last year's massive floods. You could not escape the feeling of rebirth. More

Music still packs the house
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From Sept. 16, 2011: Nashville's Lower Broadway's "campus" is expanding, thanks largely to its honky-tonk heritage and the constant, energetic growth of "the student body" that comes here for suds and such. "As we expand the campus, it's still authentic, it's still convenient and it has great value," says Butch Spyridon, CEO and president of the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau. More

Music City map
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From Dec. 15, 2011: The Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched a neat sign system, known as wayfinding, to help conference-goers make the most of their spare moments in the Music City. The signs, scattered throughout the city on sidewalks and roads, include easy-to-read, 3-D maps that spotlight major tourist attractions, hotels and landmarks. More



Omni Nashville Hotel and museum set to open in 2013
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From March 31, 2011: Omni Hotels & Resorts and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has revealed the design for the integrated 21-story Omni Nashville Hotel and 200,000-square-foot Museum expansion helmed by HKS Hill Glazier Studio, an international architecture firm based in Dallas, Texas. More

Nashville named 1 of 11 US comeback cities
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From April 14, 2011: Kiplinger.com has named Nashville as one of 11 comeback cities in the U.S. for 2011. Kiplinger looked at cities whose unemployment rates have recently exceeded the national average but are showing strong signs of rebounding. More

The Wall Street Journal puts Nashville in spotlight
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From Aug. 25, 2011: Nashville had a front cover mention in a recent edition of The Wall Street Journal. The nation's leading business publication said Nashville is one of seven cities "where the action is." The article focused on new industry hubs that have continued to draw entrepreneurs and investors during these tough economic times. More

The ever-changing scene of hotel room amenities
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From March 31, 2011: For a while there, you could count on your average hotel room to be almost as well-stocked as a Wal-Mart. Walk into the bathroom and you'd find shampoo, conditioner, lotion, mouthwash, a shower cap and not one but two bars of soap, in case you didn't want to lather your body with the same suds that oozed over your hands. Lost a button on your blouse? Mending kit right this way. Want to buff your shoes? Grab the shoe mitt. But the recession put the brakes on such bountiful in-room accouterments. More

Nashville America's No. 3 boom town
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From July 14, 2011: Forbes recently took a look at what the next decade has in store for America's 52-largest cities, and came away with a bright forecast for Nashville. Forbes, in partnership with the Praxis Strategy Group, projects Nashville to be the No. 3 boom town in the coming decade. More

Nashville unveils Way-Finding Program
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From Aug. 4, 2011: Every year 11 million people visit the city of Nashville. And now, they'll have help finding exactly where they want to go. Mayor Karl Dean unveiled a new program called the Walking Way-Finding Program, Nashville's New Sidewalk Map. More
   
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