Austin City Guide

As the Texan capital, Austin has played a central political role since the state joined the Union in 1845. The city has taken on an increased importance at a national level since the start of the 21st century. Home to the creative festival SXSW, low taxation and a leading live music scene, Austin has helped diversify the Texan economy beyond oil, gas and ranching. Companies like jobs board Indeed, Tesla and Whole Foods Market are headquartered in the city. Couple this with comprehensive hospitality offering from the likes of

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