July 18, 2016

Erin Kenna

Public/Media Relations Manager



Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Announces New Team Members

Mississippi Gulf Coast, Miss. – The regional destination marketing organization charged with promoting tourism within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties in Mississippi announced its newest team members this week.

Ari Strutton joins as destination services coordinator, supporting the organization by enhancing group experiences and by providing support for all sales efforts.

Kristen Livingston serves as leisure group sales manager, and her main role includes educating tour operators about the area and what they can experience when visiting. 

Finally, Cameron George joins the team as national sales manager. George will be assisting the Sales Team by coordinating programs that will showcase the area as a desirable and valued meeting location to a variety of meeting and event planners.

“We’re excited to have three accomplished new hires join our sales team to continue our mission in marketing the entire Mississippi Gulf Coast as a premier destination for meetings, conventions, leisure opportunities and more,” said Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Executive Director Renee Areng.

Strutton and Livingston began June 2016 and George joined the team July 2016. For contact details and more information, visit http://www.gulfcoast.org/meetings-groups/meet-the-sales-team/.


Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast is an organization charged with promoting South Mississippi as a tourism and convention destination worldwide. Its mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure, convention, sports and business visitors to the area. It is dedicated to maximizing the travel and tourism industry for South Mississippi.