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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993

anna@gulfcoast.org

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast: RFQ – Advertising and Marketing Agency Services

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (April 2, 2018) – Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast (VMGC) has sent out a Request for Qualifications, seeking to contract advertising and marketing services from qualified agencies with expertise in brand assessment, rebranding and complete brand overhaul. Joint ventures and strategic partnerships will also be considered. The desired agency’s strengths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Bill Holmes, Sr.
President, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Board
228-209-6666

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast Announces New CEO

Mississippi Gulf Coast, Miss. – The regional destination marketing organization charged with promoting tourism within Hancock, Harrison and Jackson counties in Mississippi announced Mr. Milton Segarra as its new CEO this week.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
anna@gulfcoast.org

Hurricane Nate Aftermath Update

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (October 12, 2017) - We are grateful that Hurricane Nate's impact wasn’t as severe as anticipated and that our coastal communities saw a minimal amount of damage. As a coastal region that welcomes over 6 million visitors a year, we maintain a high level of advance preparedness for storms and a dedication to quickly resume operations afterward. Due to the hard work of our public officials and the

Southeast Tourism Society Selects Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival as an ‘STS Top 20 Event’

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985

ATLANTA, Ga. (date) – Southeast Tourism Society has 39th Annual Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for November 2017.

This year’s Peter Anderson Arts & Crafts Festival is November 4-5, 2017. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.

Travel industry experts select 20 events

Southeast Tourism Society Selects Cruisin’ the Coast as an ‘STS Top 20 Event’

Travel industry organization has saluted region’s best events since 1985

ATLANTA, Ga. (date) – Southeast Tourism Society has 21st Annual Cruisin’ the Coast one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for October 2017.

This year’s Cruisin’ the Coast is October 1-8, 2017. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awards have highlighted programs around the Southeast since 1985.

Travel industry experts select 20 events per month, and STS publicizes them throughout the United

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MAY 11, 2017

Erin Rosetti
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993
erin@gulfcoast.org


Spot a Shrimp, Use the My Gulf Coast App
Discover your next great memory on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

Mississippi Gulf Coast, Miss. – Still wondering about the curious Shrimp Signs along Highway 90 intersections? Haven’t received a definitive answer from anyone throughout the region? Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast is here to help!

In celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, taking place May 7-13, the Mississippi Gulf Coast

April 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Erin Kenna Rosetti

Public/Media Relations Manager

228-388-2993

erin@gulfcoast.org

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.

Kaylie Bacon Holley joined as the national sales manager. Holley will be assisting the Sales Team by coordinating programs that will showcase the area as a

March 31, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Brooke Goff
(601) 852-3463
brooke@eatcities.com


FOUR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN EFFORT TO NAME OFFICIAL COCKTAIL OF THE MISSISSIPPI COAST

MISSISSIPPI COAST - Four locals have been selected as finalists in the competition to at last establish the “Official Cocktail of the Mississippi Coast.” From a field of over 20 qualifying cocktail recipe entries, the creators of the four finalist cocktail recipes are as follows:

  • Debbie Davis from The Sycamore House in Bay St. Louis
  • Jessy Gazaway from Patio 44 in Biloxi

With "a sky-rocketing Country career” (TODAY), Thomas Rhett recently earned his seventh career No. One with the fastest-rising single of his career “Star Of The Show,” featured on his sophomore album TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.), the track was co-written by Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip, and is the fourth to take the top position off his PLATINUM certified release. Filled with party anthems, dance tunes, drinking songs and love ballads, the 18-track TANGLED UP DELUXE (The Valory Music Co.) also includes his 2X PLATINUM

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Harris – (228) 271-3464

February 28, 2017

SHUCKERS PROMOTIONAL SCHEDULE FEATURES SOMETHING FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY

Fun family entertainment, theme nights and premium giveaway items highlight promotional calendar

BILOXI, MS – As Brewers prospect and Shuckers’ outfielder Brett Phillips chased down a possum last April at MGM Park, who would have ever guessed the moment might be commemorated with a one-of-a-kind fan giveaway! Well, wonder no more! The Biloxi Shuckers unveiled their full promotional calendar for