Austin has bypassed San Antonio as one of the best US cities where companies and businesses can launch events throughout the country. In the ranking released by Cvent, Austin is now at number 17 in the 2015 rankings of the 5,000 US cities which are good for events and gatherings. Orlando remains at the top spot for this year’s ranking for the fourth time since the rankings were first done, followed by Chicago, Las Vegas, Atlanta and San Diego. According to Hilton Palacio del Rio Hotel’s general manager Robert Thrailkill, Austin has been in the radar of the rankings for quite some time now and the growth in the hotel industry in downtown Austin and marketing strategies are effectively making the place popular for events.
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