Georgia's Tourism industry impact breaks record
Tourism industry celebrates $61.1 billion in impact during National Travel and Tourism Week Read More >
Hosted by the Atlanta Airport District Sept. 12-14, 2016, in College Park, the 2016 Georgia Governor's Conference soared to new heights with inspiring presentations, unparalleled networking opportunities and evening entertainment filled with surprises. At... Read More >
Atlanta, Sept. 14, 2016 -- Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia’s tourism industry generated a record $58.9 billion economic impact in the last year at the 2016 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in College Park. Deal recognized several of... 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 >
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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 >
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 >
Performances feature 18 artists in six cities to celebrate the “Year of Georgia Music”
ATLANTA, July 6, 2016 — The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Tourism division today announced the launch of the ExploreGeorgia.org Songwriter Series, which will take place in six cities across the state from July through December.... Read More >
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.