Press Room 

GACVB and member-partners in the news as well as tourism industry releases and resources (Destination marketing, management, and travel industry in the media)


May 2021

  • 5/3 Georgia tourism officials working to help industry rebound from pandemic, Capitol Beat


April 2021

  • 4/26 GACVB Announces Partnership with Atlanta Magazine / Compass Media, GACVB Official Press Release
  • 4/26 Georgia Historic Preservation Division Adding Four Properties to the National Register of Historic Places,
  • 4/21 Tourism continues to recover in Isles, The Brunswick News 
  • 4/20 LaGrange | Troup County: Creating a Sustainable Future, Georgia Trend
  • 4/15 Oconee County ranks tops in Georgia for small businesses, Capitol Beat
  • 4/14 Savannah | Chatham County: Unexpected Bright Spots: Tourism, new construction and the port, Georgia Trend
  • 4/12 GACVB Announces Partnership with Advance Travel and Tourism, GACVB Official Press Release 
  • 4/8 Explore Georgia: State Ready to Safely Host Meetings and Conventions,

March 2021

  • 3/29 Kemp set to visit Wild Adventures; park preps for new season, Valdosta Daily Times
  • 3/27 Gov. Kemp promotes tourism industry rebound during Jekyll visit, The Brunswick News
  • 3/25 Bill to streamline tax process for short-term rentals advances in Georgia Senate, The Center Square
  • 3/19 2020 was 'best year ever' for North Ga. drive-in theater: 'We did it without Hollywood', Athens Banner-Herald
  • 3/19 State Arts Grant Director Lilly to Lead Georgia Council for the Arts,
  • 3/19 Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson was busiest U.S. airport in 2020, AJC
  • 3/12 Tourism up in the Golden Isles, The Brunswick News
  • 3/11 With Georgia’s Film Tax Credits Appearing Secure, Industry Continues To Bounce Back From Pandemic, WABE
  • 3/9 Economic development activity on the rise in Macon, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 3/3 Explore Georgia Awards Grants to Support Tourism,
  • 3/1 Macon’s 2021 Cherry Blossom Festival is a go during COVID. Here’s how businesses feel, The Macon Telegraph

February 2021

January 2021

  • 1/26 Georgia Board of Natural Resources OKs nine outdoor recreation projects, Capitol Beat 
  • 1/26 Delta to bring 400 pilots back to work by summer, AJC
  • 1/20 Economic development agency seeking marketing funds to bring back Georgia tourism, Capitol Beat
  • 1/18 Trade shows attempt Atlanta comeback amid coronavirus surge, AJC
  • 1/14 Jekyll Island beckons with fun diversions, Georgia Trend Magazine
  • 1/13 Allegiant announces nonstop flight to New York from Savannah, Savannah Morning News
  • 1/1 Stimulus Bill Could Provide Long-Awaited Relief To Georgia's Independent Music Venues, GPB

December 2020

November 2020

October 2020

  • 10/29 Your European Vacation Was Canceled. How About a ‘Bavarian Village’ (Helen) in the Appalachians?, Wall Street Journal
  • 10/29 10 new GA communities become Rural Zones: New jobs and economic development are on the horizon,
  • 10/19 2020 revenue won’t recover, but better days ahead, Morning News
  • 10/5 Macon tourism industry sees slow rebound from COVID-19 lockdown,
  • 10/2 Safety is key to restoring Georgia tourism amid coronavirus, in Augusta Chronicle

September 2020

August 2020