7-13-17: Hotel Retail For Travel Agents, Georgia Cultivates 4D Farming,
KFC’s New Phone, Plus FoodFinder GA in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
TAG Chili Cook-Off October 6
|National Pecan Pie Day||July 12|
|National French Fry Day||July 13|
|National Tapioca Pudding Day||July 15|
|National Ice-Cream Day||July 16|
|National Daiquiri Day||July 19|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
Travelport has released a new tool on its travel commerce platform that’s designed to simplify agents’ customer experience when booking hotels. The Hotel Retail tool combines map search, hotel aggregators and amenity information in an easy-to-use dashboard. Travelport’s North American GDS headquarters are located in Atlanta, GA.
Scientists at the University of Georgia, Georgia Tech Research Institute, & Georgia Tech College of Interactive Computing are taking crop monitoring to a whole new dimension with their autonomous tool.
Patrons of the Ghost Coast Distillery can explore the richness of Savannah’s 300-year history via mixed reality: A fully immersive, 360 degree experience takes guests through notable scenes, including the first reading of the Declaration of Independence in Georgia.
An Augusta food logistics and school nutrition software company is building positive corporate culture in Georgia: MealViewer, a SaaS platform and mobile app for school nutrition programs, ranks No. 3 on Georgia Trend‘s 2017 list of Best Places to Work.
- CNBC: KFC Launches Smartphone in China
- Engadget: Photonic Fence to Rid Farmers of Pests
- DigiDay: Marriott Boutique Hotels Incorporate Digital
THE CHECKOUT: FoodFinder GA
FoodFinder GA’s mobile and desktop interfaces use geo-targeting connect food insecure families to free food resources.