Georgia State University Professor Pens Hospitality Tech Article for Hub


ATLANTA (August 5th, 2015) – The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation, recently recognized Debra Cannon, Ph.D. for her Where Georgia Leads article in the latest issue of Hub Magazine. Dr. Cannon is Director at the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration at the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University.

Where Georgia Leads (WGL) is a regular feature in Hub Magazine that is focused on a designated industry where Georgia has gained leadership status. The article provides an overview of the industry as well as relevant trends and thought leadership insights.

Dr. Cannon’s article on Technology and the Hospitality Industry appears in the current issue of Hub Magazine which focuses on Georgia’s emerging Hospitality Technology sector. Lodging, restaurants, travel and tourism represents a $53.6 billion Hospitality Industry in Georgia. The High-Tech Hospitality issue of Hub Magazine offers a glimpse of the wide variety of innovators and technologies that are fueling the industry in Georgia.

In addition to Dr. Cannon’s article, the issue features a cover article by Eric Pearson, Executive VP & CIO, Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG); Airbnb’s Co-Founder and Georgia native Joe Gebbia; and Georgia’s Who’s Who in Hospitality Technology list for 2015.

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About Hub Magazine

Hub Magazine features timely news, ideas, people and trends that are at the intersection of Georgia’s Emerging technology community. Hub Magazine is the print component of Hub Media–the multimedia brand of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), one of the nation’s largest state trade organizations dedicated to technology and innovation. Reaching more than 28,000 technologists each issue, Hub Magazine is the only statewide publication that’s exclusively dedicated to Georgia’s vibrant Technology community.
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About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)

TAG is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 28,000 members through regional chapters in Metro Atlanta, Athens, Augusta, Columbus, Macon/Middle Georgia, and Savannah. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy.

The association provides networking and educational programs; celebrates Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. TAG hosts over 200 events each year and serves as an umbrella organization for 34 professional societies.

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