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U.S. Civil Rights Trail Features 11 Georgia Sites

U.S. Civil Rights Trail Features 11 Georgia Sites

Newly developed trail allows visitors to walk in the footsteps of Civil Rights leaders

Atlanta, Jan. 16, 2018 – Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced today the inclusion of 11 historic sites on the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail. For the first time, 14 Southern tourism departments have worked... Read More >

Now Showing: The Excursion with David Zelski

Now Showing: The Excursion with David Zelski

Tune in to FOX Sports Southeast and Destination America for the new TV series "The Excursion" featuring David Zelski, formerly with GPB's "Georgia Traveler." In the first season of the nationally syndicated show, David treks across Georgia for a set of timed... Read More >

Georgia Tourism Launches New Georgia Film Selfie Spot Tour

Georgia Tourism Launches New Georgia Film Selfie Spot Tour

New tour puts visitors in the scenes from popular film and television shows

Atlanta, Aug. 3, 2017 – Georgia Tourism, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, announced today the launch of its new program, Georgia Film Selfie Spot Tour. The self-guided tour aims to highlight Georgia's rapidly growing film tourism... Read More >

Deal: Film industry generates $9.5 billion for Georgia’s economy

Deal: Film industry generates $9.5 billion for Georgia’s economy

Georgia-filmed productions represent $2.7 billion in direct spending in FY 2017

July 10, 2017, Atlanta - Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia-lensed feature film and television productions generated an economic impact of $9.5 billion during FY 2017. The 320 feature film and television productions shot in Georgia represent $2... Read More >

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The tourism industry in Georgia is the 5th largest employer in the state! With a total economic impact of $61.1 billion, the tourism industry in Georgia supports 450,000 jobs. Taxes of $3.2 billion were generated by tourism in 2016.

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