Tourism

Venues and attractions reopening

Across the state, venues and attractions are reopening in time for the Independence Day weekend. Many require advance ticket sales online and reserved time slots to limit the number of guests at any given time and enable them to stay…

In a vacation frame of mind?

The arrival of summer has Georgians thinking about getaways that are appropriate in the new normal of COVID-19. Jekyll Island, off Georgia’s coast, is one vacation spot that wants to assure visitors that it’s a fun and safe destination. The…

Getting back to beauty

While Georgia’s state parks have largely remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the amenities visitors use have been closed, including playgrounds, rentals, visitor centers and dining facilities. However, like the emergence of spring, some of those amenities are…

Coastal tourism in the spotlight

Georgia has recently been on the minds of the deal experts at Travelzoo, an internet company that publishes discount offers from more than 2,000 travel, entertainment and hospitality businesses. In partnership with Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the…

Georgia tourism breaks records

The annual Tourism, Hospitality and Arts Day at the state Capitol this week was celebratory as officials from the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD), along with Gov. Brian Kemp and industry professionals, recognized 2018 as a record-breaking year for…

Adventurous gift giving

Exotic destinations throughout the world. Luxury accommodations that include gourmet meals prepared by five-star chefs. Experienced, knowledgeable and attentive guides. If these sound like they’d be a good fit for a family member’s or friend’s bucket list, a travel experience…