BYTES: The Latest in Food/Hospitality Tech – 7-13-17




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


Travel Commerce Platform Enables Quick Booking

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.

4D Farming Comes to Georgia Fields

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.

Distillery Develops Immersive Time-Travel Experience

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.

School Nutrition App Scores on Georgia Trend

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.



FoodFinder GA’s mobile and desktop interfaces use geo-targeting connect food insecure families to free food resources.


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