The Ellis Hotel Publishes Infographic on Atlanta, Georgia

October 19, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
As a proud part of Atlanta's downtown culture, the Ellis Hotel released an infographic to give visitors an idea of what to expect when they arrive in the Big Peach. It also illustrates some of the city's highlights to help guests become acquainted with the area's hot spots. Even locals may be surprised by some of the fun facts included in the graphic.

As revealed by the infographic, Atlanta is a widely visited city, playing host to 16.5 million visitors every year. In fact, Atlanta is a major hub for air travel. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, with a terminal complex spanning 130 acres, has 148 domestic gates and 28 international gates. It won the reputation for being "the nation's busiest airport in terms of flight operations" in 1942 after setting a record for 1,700 takeoffs and landings in a single day!

For visitors to the city, there is plenty to do no matter what your interests are. The vibrant downtown area boasts 383 restaurants, featuring everything from haute cuisine to regional Southern comfort food. Nature lovers will have nothing to complain about in this town. Atlanta contains 289 nature preserves and gardens, most of which are open to the public. For more outdoor activities, newcomers can visit any of Atlanta's 54 public parks or its 51 public golf courses.

Other popular attractions include the World of Coca-Cola, Zoo Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, the Centennial Olympic Stadium (host of the 1996 Summer Games) and the Martin Luther King Center. New attractions are also emerging around downtown Atlanta, such as the new carousel, the new College Football Hall of Fame, and a federally funded Civil Liberties Museum. Downtown is also a great location to catch a Braves game at Turner Field or a Falcons game at the Georgia Dome.

See the full infographic for more information on Atlanta, Georgia:

The Ellis Hotel is a boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Atlanta. From this historic landmark hotel, guests have easy access to the Georgia Aquarium, the world headquarters of CNN, Fox Theatre, and numerous other sights. For business travelers, professional services and Atlanta meetings venues are available for booking. To plan an event or simply book downtown Atlanta accommodations, contact the Ellis Hotel: