OCT 2016

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O C T O B E R 2 0 1 6 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 43 G E O R G I A Savannah Savannah is riding a remarkable wave of renewed development and acclaim. Long a treasured tourist spot, this city is appreciated for its remarkable historic heritage; its beauti- ful squares naturally decorated with live oaks, bountiful flowers and impressive monuments; and River Street, its lively riverside walkway lined with great hotels, restaurants, bars and shops. Savannah's latest hotel developments in- clude the recently opened 252-room Hotel Indigo Savannah Historic District and a new 170-room Starwood Tribute Portfolio property named The Hotel at 412 Williamson, sched- uled to break ground in October 2016. There has also been a retail resurgence on Broughton Street, the city's main downtown thoroughfare, and the rest of the historic dis- trict. Many new retail enterprises and restau- rants have opened this year, including Kitchen 3 Twenty, Hitch, Savannah Seafood Shack and health-conscious eating at Beetnix Superfood and Juice Bar. Artillery Bar is a new, upscale downtown bar. Cup to Cup Café, a coffee and tea shop, and Blends a Coffee Boutique have opened their doors. And Below Zero Rolled Ice Cream has brought the Thai-inspired frozen dessert craze to the South. Just a few months ago, the readers of ► Savannah Skyline This is where harmony and heritage come together to create this beautiful thing we call 'soul.' Bring your meetings to Macon. It's more than a place on a map. It's a vibe all its own. 800.768.3401 | Otis Redding statue at Gateway Park

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