Georgia Tourism announces new Songwriter Series
Performances feature 18 artists in six cities, starting July 29 in Dublin Read More >
Who do you contact for more information about tourism’s economic impact in your region? Who can help your community develop new attractions, trails and events that will draw tourists? Who can you contact with questions about your listings on exploregeorgia... Log in to read more >
Programming plans include a new special and airings of individual stories
For nine seasons, GPB’s “Georgia Traveler” has been trekking the state and sharing adventures with viewers looking for unique things to do and places to visit in Georgia. With advances in technology and the multiple ways that viewers like to consume... Read More >
How to decide when to say, ‘Yes, be my guest’
By Emily Murray As tourism PR professionals, we receive numerous requests from bloggers to suggest stories and arrange trips, and it can be overwhelming and a challenge to accommodate all of them. When evaluating their request, it is important to make... Read More >
ICYMI, here are notes that provide a recap of the Leadership Conference held in Calhoun July 18-19. Log in to read more >
Find out here!
You've seen them while driving down the interstates...the Georgia 511 signs that are sponsored by different businesses around the state. Click here for information about how to do this!. Read More >
Aug. 2, 2016 -- Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia-lensed feature film and television productions generated an economic impact of more than $7 billion during fiscal year 2016. The 245 feature film and television productions shot in Georgia represent... Read More >
Each month, the Tourism Project Managers send reports of tourism news in their regions. See below for the regional updates from August 2016. Read More >
Grant Program provides financial support to Product Development Resource Team Communities
Atlanta, July 27, 2016 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Tourism division announced today that it has awarded more than $85,275 in product development agreements to 13 new and expanding tourism projects across the state. ... Read More >
The tourism industry in Georgia is the 5th largest employer in the state! With a total economic impact of $57.1 billion, the tourism industry in Georgia supports 425,000 jobs. Taxes of $3 billion were generated by tourism in 2014.