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Austin CVB Partners with IBM Watson and WayBlazer to Launch Breakthrough Travel Technology

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– The Austin CVB announced a partnership with IBM and WayBlazer at the new IBM Watson Headquarters in NYC yesterday. This state of the art cognitive computing application will be transformational in the travel industry. WayBlazer, an Austin-based company is led by Terry Jones, founding CEO of Travelocity and Kayak. This new tool, with the help of famed Jeopardy beater IBM Watson, will provide the Austin CVB with traveler insights that generate relevant, location-aware and bookable content that help incentivize and customize travel to Austin. The prototype phase is just being completed and will be rolling into a controlled active test by the end of this month with the objective to get it into production by the end of the year if not sooner.

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Austin CVB Opens New Visitor Center

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Austin Visitor Center moves to 602 East 4th Street — opening its doors to a new location and concept model

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Emmy Winning Journalist Peter Greenberg Keynote Speaker at 2014 Austin CVB Annual Luncheon

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Peter Greenberg, an Emmy winning reporter and producer will be the keynote speaker at the Austin CVB 2014 Annual Luncheon. Greenberg is America's most recognized, honored and respected front-line travel news journalist.

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British Airways Begins Nonstop Service Between Austin and London Heathrow

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This is the first transatlantic nonstop flight service for the city of Austin

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Austin CVB Pays Tribute to Austin Talent at 2014 Sundance Film Festival

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The Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau will pay tribute to the immense Austin film talent at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival at The Austin Party in Park City, Utah, on Saturday, January 18th.

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ESPN Selects Austin to Host X Games North America

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Circuit of The Americas and ESPN to Collaborate on Event for Four Years, beginning June 2014

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