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TAG Unveils High-Tech Hospitality Issue of Hub Magazine

Eric Pearson, IHG CIO featured on Cover

ATLANTA (July 14th, 2015) –The latest issue of Hub Magazine, was released today with Eric Pearson, Executive VP and CIO of IHG, on the cover. The magazine was unveiled at a special ceremony held at the OFS Brands Showroom in Atlanta’s Howell Mill area.

As one of the world’s leading hotel companies, IHG is a company with 4,900 Hotels around the world in more than 100 countries. The company maintains headquarters in London and Atlanta.

IHG’s Pearson penned the feature article for the current issue of Hub Magazine entitled: “High-Tech Hosts”.  The article is one of several in the issue that is focused on Georgia’s emerging High-Tech Hospitality 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.  

Additional hospitality/travel industry thought leaders are also featured in the issue including:

  • Joe Gebbia, Co-Founder Airbnb
  • Debra Cannon, Ph.D, Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality at Georgia State University
  • Jorge Ramirez, SITA
  • Diana Dewalt, Travelport
  • Charles D. Banks, Uncle Julio’s Fine Mexican Food
  • Amy Selby, Cobb Chamber
  • Darria Long Gillespie, MD MBA, FACEP, Sharecare

The issue also profiles the cutting edge tech scene in Metro Atlanta’s Cobb County area; spotlights Georgia’s hospitality tech innovators and industry leaders, and provides a recap of the biggest technology headlines, TAG News and more.

 

View the magazine here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/magazine/447142

 

 

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. 

Learn more at: www.hubga.com

 

 

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.

For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org

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