The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

February 5, 2014

Going mobile: Palestine launches tourism application

Staff Reports
Palestine Herald-Press

PALESTINE —

The City of Palestine is launching a "Visit Palestine TX"mobile app for Android, iPhone and iPad users. The mobile app puts attractions, events and more at the fingertips of both visitors and locals.

The "Visit Palestine TX" app is free and available now for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

“Whether you’re a longtime resident or visiting the area, this app puts what’s happening in Palestine just a touch away,” City of Palestine Marketing Manager Breezy Lake-Wolfe said. “Mobile apps have become the go-to place for users to find what they are looking for. This is a great resource for both visitors and locals to instantly search where to eat, stay & play in Palestine. The mobile app will also serve as a valuable tool for employees working in our local hospitality industry.”

Through the mobile app, users can explore restaurants, lodging, shops, attractions, as well as an extensive events section that provides up-to-date happenings throughout the community.The app will continuously be updated with information and special features.

The "Visit Palestine TX" mobile app will serve as a great resource for visitors planning to attend the 76th Annual Dogwood Trails Celebration happening in March and April and other tourism related events, Lake-Wolfe said.

For more on all there is to see and experience inPalestine, visit www.visitpalestine.com and or visit the city's page on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram.