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Vine to Wine: Mountains offer scenic drive, sampling
Posted April 14th, 2015
"Decades ago, one of my first winery tasting experiences was a visit to Mirassou Family Winery near San Jose in Santa Clara County. A multi-generational winery, grapes for their wines were sourced from their vineyards in the area. Several other large wineries were important to the region and drew visitors to their operations." …
Silicon Valley through the lens of HBO's hit show
Posted April 2nd, 2015
" The Tech Museum of Innovation and Intel Museum is also a suggest stop en route to San Jose's Tesla showroom and Santana Row, a great shopping, dining and historic entertainment district where the area's residents unwind and play."  Read more... …
WrestleMania 31 breaks attendance and box office records
Posted March 30th, 2015
"WrestleMania 31 became the highest grossing live event in WWE history and broke the attendance record for Levi’s® Stadium. This year's Show of Shows grossed $12.6 million, as 76,976 fans from all 50 states and 40 countries converged on the home of the San Francisco 49ers." …
What do Silicon Valley's WrestleMania 31 and Super Bowl 50 have in common? Hint: Ka-ching!
Posted March 30th, 2015
"As WrestleMania 31 comes to Levi’s Stadium this Sunday afternoon, it’ll be a preview of sorts for how Super Bowl 50 will affect the local economy next February... WrestleMania and the Super Bowl may be different forms of entertainment, but their economic effects are likely to have more in common than the impact of a Super Bowl compared with that of a 49ers game." …
Furries descend on Silicon Valley, modeling eccentricity for a staid tech culture
Posted January 20th, 2015
"Furries, the lovably idiosyncratic, non-threatening folk who cavort in animal costumes and descend on San Jose annually to mingle, learn and dance, are back. Further Confusion 2015, the convention themed this year as "London Fog: A Victorian Murder Mystery," kicked off Thursday." …
Can artificial intelligence app boost Silicon Valley tourism?
Posted January 14th, 2015
"After focusing on attracting convention business following the completion of the San Jose McEnery Convention Center, Team San Jose is now turning to some high-tech tools to help boost the leisure market." Read more... …
Team San Jose Unveils Utrip for Visitors to Explore San Jose Like A Local
Posted January 13th, 2015
Team San Jose, the official Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) for San Jose, unveils Utrip to business travelers, visitors and locals to instantly explore San Jose and personalize their trip planning. The free artificial intelligence-based tool provides area visitors with real-time, personalized and relevant recommendations for San Jose’s attractions, restaurants, lodging, nightlife and activities. San J…
America's Best Performing Cities in 2014
Posted January 8th, 2015
"The top performing metro this year is San Francisco, up from third place last year. It’s yet another indicator of the ongoing shift to urban tech. Indeed, this is the first time that San Francisco has topped the list in its 15-year history, outdistancing Austin, last year’s top performer (now number two), and San Jose, in the heart of Silicon Valley (fourth place)." …
Must Visit Place of the Month - Boom Town USA: San Jose
Posted January 1st, 2015
My first day of exploring was on an historical walking tour with Terra Wood-Taylor, a gal who knows her city intimately and introduced me to places and things that contribute to the unique pulse of this city. Read More …
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