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First Thursday After Party presenting ART ATTACK SF

We are very excited to announce the second chapter of our First Thursday After Party at Phoenix Hotel Chambers Restaurant. You were more than 150 art lovers to come to our first one early August and it was a blast!

On September 3rd, simultaneously to the First Thursday Art Walk, our SmArtGallery will showcase a local art gallery, Art Attack SF.
Founded in 2012 and situated in Fisherman's Wharf, Art Attack SF celebrates the character and artistic expression of San Francisco. They feature a variety of works from the hands and hearts of Bay Area artists. Their unique collection of local artwork includes paintings, sculptures, and everything in between; each with its own aesthetic and message.

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When "Standardization" becomes a bad word

Long gone are the days when travelers would head to a hotel and steal away with the coveted souvenir towel monogrammed with the hotel's moniker. Today's travelers seek sumptuousness in their stay while experiencing the local vibe of the surrounding area.
Factor in the connected age of high technology and mobile devices, there's a new need for customization in the hotel industry. That's come after standardization developed a bad connotation among the hotel industry and guests, especially for the new generation of travelers who value a unique travel experience.

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SF Camerawork partners with Daylighted to expand access to its Fine Print program of Bay Area photography

San Francisco Camerawork and Daylighted are very pleased to announce a new partnership that will help bring SF Camerawork’s formidable collection of Bay Area photography to a wider audience. Using Daylighted’s innovative, interactive exhibitions technology, our partnership will enable SF Camerawork to engage in experimental models for broadened access to contemporary art. This is a new kind of cross-sector collaboration for both local non-profit arts organizations and small business.

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Millennials in the hospitality industry: how hotels need to adapt

It's inevitable that millennials -- or Generation Y -- are going to play a huge role in shaping the hospitality industry over the next decade. Currently, one-third of all travelers are millennials -- a percentage that will only increase. By 2020, it's projected that half of the money spent in the travel sector will come out of the pockets of millennials. 
2015, more so than years past, appears to be the year of the millennial traveler arriving on the market: the average millennial plans to take nine trips (includes short and long trips) this year, and 50% say they plan to spend more on travel in 2015. Such statistics makes it hard for hotels to ignore this fact: millennials are currently shaping the travel market.

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