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Anna Roy
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Coastal Mississippi Celebrates First Anniversary

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (March 11, 2020) – Coastal Mississippi: The Secret Coast. This is the new brand and ad campaign that the tourism marketing organization for the tri-county coastal region, formerly known as Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, unveiled to community partners and industry stakeholders a year ago on March 11, 2019. One year later, the future for the travel and tourism industry in

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@coastalmississippi.com

Coastal Mississippi Hosts Free Grow With Google Seminar

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (March 9, 2020) – Coastal Mississippi is hosting a free Grow With Google seminar, which will provide information to The Secret Coast’s hundreds of hoteliers, restaurant-owners, and small business owners on how to maximize their business visibility online, providing the resources and tools to reach online verification through Google. Speaker Dave Delaney will share best

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@coastalmississippi.com

Coastal Mississippi Tourism: Best January in Four Years

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (February 27, 2020) – Coastal Mississippi, the destination marketing organization for the State’s tri-county coastal region, has released tourism numbers for the month of January, which are the most successful the region has seen in four years. The historical key performance indicator (KPI) comparison for January in the last four years shows increases in all indicators

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@coastalmississippi.com

HSMAI HONORS COASTAL MISSISSIPPI WITH ADRIAN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING TRAVEL MARKETING

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (February 7, 2020) – The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has honored Coastal Mississippi and its advertising agency of record, PETERMAYER, with a Bronze Adrian Award for advertising excellence for its winning entry in the 63rd annual Adrian Awards.

The HSMAI Adrian Awards recognize hospitality brands and

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@coastalmississippi.com

Coastal Mississippi: Plan for Vacation Day

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (January 27, 2020)- As we get ready to celebrate and promote National Plan For Vacation Day on January 28, and with 2020 in full swing, Coastal Mississippi would like to share some key tourism numbers from 2019:

Average Daily Rate (ADR) increased to $88, which is a 7% increase from 2018. Occupancy rates were up to 73.4%, and demand for rooms was also up to 4,031 million rooms in

9. Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

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Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Bay St. Louis is a city that feels more like a charming small town. Just 90 miles from New Orleans, it's a southern vacation spot that belongs on your bucket list. In Old Town, you'll find everything from Gallery 220, a cooperative art gallery established after Hurricane Katrina to Tree House, a yoga studio. There are also a handful of restaurants serving southern fare like Cuz's, a Cajun eatery serving po' boys, trout étouffée, and boiled crawfish.

Going Coastal

January 24, 2020

The Gulf Coast of Mississippi rocks
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“The South” always sounds so monolithic to me, and I have hated the way people refer to it like it’s this inflexible place that is exactly the same in all areas. So I became determined to unpack it and allow every region, every county, every piece I could discover, to show me what it is and what it isn’t. Because truly, why not? And Mississippi, which probably garnishes the least attention of all 50 states, was by far the

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I have to admit that Mississippi was just in the middle of my two bucket list destinations during our Gulf Coast road trip. From New Orleans, we drove through Louisiana NorthShore en route to the Gulf Shores of Alabama. I’m so glad we stopped to explore. In this post, I share things to do in Biloxi and what to discover in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Beaches area.

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Dream it.

After a half-day of driving, I didn’t expect her to stop the car. From the back seat, I was staring out the window at miles and miles of beautiful


COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (January 14, 2020) – Coastal Mississippi looks forward to a pivotal year for development and economic growth in the tri-county region. With a substantial amount of private sector investments (almost $750 million in industry projects in development) and impending disbursements, such as funding from the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund and Gulf of Mexico Security Act (GOMESA), Coastal Mississippi is looking at an extremely prosperous year ahead.

The Secret Coast is eagerly anticipating the completion of several major developments,

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@coastalmississippi.com

Future of Coastal Mississippi Tourism Annual Update

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (November 8, 2019) – Coastal Mississippi, the destination marketing organization for the tri-county coastal region, held its Future of Tourism Annual Update at Centennial Plaza on Thursday, November 7, 2019. The resounding message: the future is looking extremely bright for the travel and tourism industry on The Secret Coast.

Coastal Mississippi’s CEO, Milton Segarra,

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