Referred to affectionately by locals simply as The Book, the best-selling Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt put Savannah on the tourist map. Now Savannah is working its charm on meeting attendees as well. Microsoft and Oracle were the first tech groups to take advantage of Savannah's new conference facilities. IBM has booked for next year.
The Savannah International Trade & Convention Center opened in May. On Hutchinson Island, a two-minute water-taxi ride to