Smart College Founder Discusses Lodging Trends & Technology

lodging trends & technology and mobile apps

Smart College Visit has been a provider of mobile and geo-coded, campus-specific travel tools for five years.

May 3, 2015

Z. Kelly Queijo, founder of Smart College Visit (SCV) and, will present:

Lodging Trends & Technology

to Virginia Tech’s Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Management class tonight at 5pm on the university campus.

An alumna of Virginia Tech and award-winning entrepreneur, Ms. Queijo founded Smart College Visit with the goal to make it easy for college-bound teens and their families to plan and book travel to visit every campus on their list.

SCV’s lodging and travel planning tools include:

  • the “Find a Hotel Near Campus” search tool (available on every college profile page)
  • college profiles with travel logistics to nearly every four-year, not-for-profit college in the US
  • the Smart Visit Widget which enables colleges to easily provide campus-specific travel tools on any web page
  • mobile campus guides with travel booking tools, navigational maps, and directions

SCV recently added online reservation tools for college lodging providers. See: College Guest House Booking Just Got Easier for more information.

Blacksburg Lodging promotes lodging, living and learning in Blacksburg, Virginia, where Smart College Visit is headquartered. Both BlacksburgLodging and Smart College Visit are providers of ResTrend, an online reservation system for small, boutique hotels, B&Bs, vacation and game day rentals, and college guest houses.

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