“Memphis Travel is an excellent pocket guide that makes it easier and more convenient to explore our city,” said Kevin Kane, president and CEO of the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 27, 2011
Visitors to Memphis will now be able to download a free mobile application that’s just as unique as its hometown. The Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau announced today the release of the Memphis Travel mobile app, which will be available to download for free in the iTunes Store and coming shortly to the Android Market.
As the official travel app, Memphis Travel is one of the most comprehensive tools of its kind, giving users access to hundreds of irresistible attractions, tasty comfort food, rockin’ hotels, toe tappin’ juke joints, exclusive deals and more.
Features of the new Memphis Travel app include:
-Travel like a local: Location-based system acts as your guide through a musical journey of the Bluff City.
-Handy insider articles and guides to help uncover more of Memphis' authentic underground culture.
-Hundreds of attractions, restaurants and points of interest - From Graceland to Beale Street and hidden gems.
-Ability to sort by name, type, price range or those attractions closest to your location.
-Coupons and special offers so you can get down to taking care of business.
-Photos, videos and in-depth descriptions give you all the information you need - right at your fingertips.
The Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau partnered with Miles Media, a multimedia agency that specializes in hospitality and destination marketing, to create the app. It is available on all Apple iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) beginning today and available for download in the Android Market in November. Visitors can download the app by visiting http://www.memphistravel.com/app or by searching “Memphis Travel” in the iTunes Store.
With more than 10 million annual visitors, Memphis tourism generates $3.1 billion in revenue, supports more than 59,000 jobs and provides $131.3 million in state and local taxes.
About the Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau
The Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau, the official marketing and tourism organization for Memphis and Shelby County, is a private, not-for-profit, membership organization dedicated to building the local economy and the community’s positive image through tourism and convention development, major events and destination marketing. For more information, visit http://www.memphistravel.com.