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Georgia Tourism Announces 2018 100 Plates Locals Love list

Georgia Tourism Announces 2018 100 Plates Locals Love list

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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Georgia’s Hottest Hotel Developments for 2018

Georgia’s Hottest Hotel Developments for 2018

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 >

Deal: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

Deal: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

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 >

Georgia Tourism Awards Funding to 11 Tourism Projects

Georgia Tourism Awards Funding to 11 Tourism Projects

Grant Program provides financial support for new and expanding tourism projects

Atlanta, Feb. 19, 2018 – The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Tourism division announced today that it has awarded more than $43,175 in product development grants to 11 new and expanding tourism projects across the state.  “The... Read More >

The Georgia Way presentation

Monday, January 22, red pepper (Georgia Tourism's social media agency) presented a concept for a social media campaign for calendar year 2019, dubbed "The Georgia Way." Attached here is the presentation with some content examples and below is a link to questions... Log in to read more >

Tags: Social Media
Apply for the Miles Scholarship Program for 2019 STS Marketing College

Apply for the Miles Scholarship Program for 2019 STS Marketing College

Scholarship program gives 12 tourism industry professionals the opportunity to continue their education.

Sarasota, FL – December 10, 2018 – Miles Partnership today announced the opening of the application period for its scholarship program to the Southeast Tourism Society Marketing College®, available to tourism industry professionals working in one of the... 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 $63.2 billion, the tourism industry in Georgia supports 462,000 jobs. Taxes of $3.2 billion were generated by tourism in 2017.

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