Georgia Tourism Announces 2018's 100 Plates Locals Love List
Included in the new state culinary guide, Georgia Eats, the 100 dishes served in restaurants around the state come highly recommended by residents. Read More >
Georgia Tourism, in collaboration with Miles Partnership, is in the process of redesigning ExploreGeorgia.org. Almost a year into the planning, the new site will be an even greater source of inspiration for visitors as well as providing new, easy-to-use navigation... Read More >
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Did you know international travelers to Georgia spend more than $1.8 billion annually? Interested in furthering your understanding of the global travel market so you can diversify your customer base and obtain your fair share of that spend? Explore Georgia... Read More >
Georgia Tourism is pleased to announce the media partners that have been accepted into the Sanctioned Co-op Program for the 2019 fiscal year. The program serves as an opportunity for any partner with a listing on ExploreGeorgia.org to buy print, public broadcasting... Read More >
List included in the new state Culinary Guide, Georgia Eats
ATLANTA, June 4, 2018 — The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism Division (GDEcD) today released the 2018 state culinary guide, Georgia Eats. The fourth annual digest-sized guide features the wildly popular "100 Plates Locals Love" list... Read More >
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Porterdale, Oct. 22-25, 2018
Join teams from across Georgia's small communities in this action planning workshop in Porterdale, Georgia, Oct. 22-25, 2018. This dynamic program will help your teams shape future economic and community opportunities based on natural, recreational, historic... Read More >
Atlanta, May 17, 2018 – Over the last few years, Georgia’s hotel industry has been on the rise. With 1,845+ lodging properties comprising more than 168,000 hotel rooms, the state’s hotel industry continues to expand with numerous new developments, renovations... Read More >
Tourism generates $63.1 billion in economic impact
Atlanta, May 7, 2018 - Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the state’s tourism industry generated a record-breaking $63.1 billion in economic impact in 2017, for an increase of 3.8 percent over last year, according to the U.S. Travel Association and Tourism... Read More >
The tourism industry in Georgia is the 5th largest employer in the state! With a total economic impact of $63.1 billion, the tourism industry in Georgia supports 460,000 jobs. Taxes of $3.3 billion were generated by tourism in 2017.