Deal: Tourism industry generates record $60.8 billion economic impact
Governor unveils 2018 travel guide featuring Jason Aldean at the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the Capitol Read More >
Grants support arts projects that will be completed by June 1, 2017
ATLANTA, Oct. 19, 2016 — The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Georgia Council for the Arts (GCA) today announced the recipients of the Vibrant Communities grant. Eighty-five entities received more than $297,963 in funding. GCA received... Read More >
Refer to this list of disaster assistance resources from FEMA, GEMA and others. Georgia Tourism Product Development Assistance Georgia Tourism products, attractions, sites and businesses that have been directly affected by Hurricane Matthew and need... Read More >
A compilation of disaster recovery resources for Georgia tourism businesses
Federal Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Matthew, Oct. 8, 2016: http://www.gema.ga.gov/Web%20Content/Federal%20Disaster%20Declaration%2008OCT.pdf Contacts for Disaster Support FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/ GEMA: http://www.gema.ga.gov... 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 >
The tourism industry in Georgia is the 5th largest employer in the state! With a total economic impact of $60.8 billion, the tourism industry in Georgia supports 450,200 jobs. Taxes of $3.1 billion were generated by tourism in 2016.