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Blake Dowling: Tech, food and disruption: Hotels on the front lines of innovation

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Like Ryan Lochte at a Rio gas station – 2017 is on. We are 100 percent set for takeoff. Engines are roaring and what should we expect from technology in this grand year? There are three things you can always count on, breaches, innovation and disruption. Let’s dive into innovation, shall we? (More swimming puns, ha!) The hotel industry is usually on the front lines of innovation. The W in DC encourages you to use your smartphone as your room…

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South Dublin Mayor and Ireland Consul General come to Tampa for new trade and cultural opportunities

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Seizing on the sister-city arrangement made with Tampa and Hillsborough County officials last September, South Dublin Mayor Sarah Holland and Ireland Consul General Shane Stephens are in Tampa all week, meeting officials from the business and education community to seek potential business opportunities in Ireland. “We have so much in common, and so much to learn from each other,” said Mayor Holland, speaking at City Hall after meeting with Mayor Bob Buckhorn. “You have a thriving business community, a thriving educational community, an…

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Bern’s Steakhouse nabs coveted James Beard nomination for its wine

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Bern’s Steakhouse has once again found itself a nominee for one of the coveted Academy Awards of food. The coveted Tampa steak joint is a finalist for a James Beard award in the Outstanding Wine Program category. It’s the only restaurant in the entire state to land on the list of finalists this year. It should come as no surprise that Bern’s is being honored for its wine program. After all it has potentially the largest wine list in the…

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