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When the Party Comes to Town

ID Scanning for a Destination like Our Hometown of New Orleans

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IDScan.net is headquartered in New Orleans, one of the country’s top tourist destinations. New Orleans is known for our hospitality, our nightlife, and our ability to throw a party. While eating, drinking, and carrying on is typically in good fun, there exists a real need to maintain guest safety at our city’s many entertainment venues such as bars, clubs, and casinos. ID scanning is an easy and affordable way to verify age and implement a visitor management solution. With New Orleans hosting its world-renowned Mardi Gras celebration in the coming weeks, now is a perfect time to examine ID scanning for bars and clubs.

Verify Age Across Town

New Orleans is home to more than 1,200 restaurants, and the city boasts the highest rate of bars per 10,000 households in the country. Given the city’s reputation, these high numbers come at no surprise. On a practical level, these numbers also tell us that there are a lot of venues that that sell alcohol and a lot of guests who need their age verified. The numbers also tell us that the competition for patrons is high.

An ID scanning solution like IDScan.net’s VeriScan Online can instantly verify age at the door and catch fake IDs with the simple scan of an ID. It also reduces wait times at the door, and using a custom “VIP” list can tell you when a big spender arrives. The custom list feature can also tell you when someone you’ve previously banned from your venue attempts to enter.

Millions of Tourists—And IDs

Playing host to tourists is nothing new to New Orleans. More than 10 million visitors from across the world come to New Orleans each year to taste our food, hear our music, and revel in the streets. In fact, it’s estimated that New Orleans will host close to 1 million visitors for Mardi Gras alone. Our hotels, restaurants, bars, and clubs are ready to play host and to show our unique brand of New Orleans hospitality.

People flock to New Orleans from across the country and across the world, and each individual carries a driver’s license, passport, or other ID from their home state or country. How can any bartender, bouncer, or server be expected to memorize every format of every ID? They can’t. To verify the age of every guest with confidence, many venues turn to ID scanning. IDScan.net’s technology can validate driver’s licenses and IDs from all 50 states and Canada. We can also offer passport scanning solutions to verify age your international patrons.

 

IDScan.net extends a warm welcome to those visiting New Orleans in the coming weeks and throughout the year. To locals and tourists alike, we wish everyone a safe and happy Mardi Gras. Laissez les bons temps rouler—let the good times roll!


About IDScan.net

IDScan.net offers the highest quality ID scanning solutions to quickly and easily capture and verify an individual’s information. With 100% accuracy, our technology can tell your front line staff what they need to know about the person standing in front of them. As the first company to market with mobile ID scanning capabilities, IDScan.net continues to pioneer cutting-edge technologies that anticipate the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. For more information, visit IDScan.net.

We proudly serve the nightlife industry, and we look forward to meeting many in this industry at the 2019 Nightclub & Bar Show, March 25-27 in Las Vegas. Come see us at booth 419.