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Anna Roy
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Coastal Mississippi Showcases The Secret Coast to Industry Professionals

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (May 20, 2019) – This week, Coastal Mississippi will be hosting three familiarization (FAM) trips, showcasing the region to media, meetings and conventions professionals, and leisure sales representatives from across the nation.

Continuing the momentum since the launch of the destination’s new brand and campaign, Coastal Mississippi: The Secret

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

Bay St. Louis makes #5 spot in USA TODAY's Best Coastal Small Towns Competition

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (May 17, 2019) – Bay St. Louis has made the #5 spot in USA TODAY’S annual America's Best Small Towns competition for Best Small Coastal Town!

Polls closed on Monday, May 6 at 11am CST, after a month of online voting. The winners were announced on 10Best.com on Friday, May 17.

“Bay St. Louis plays an extremely important role in tourism in

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993

anna@coastalmississippi.com

Coastal Mississippi announces Erin Rosetti as Director of Communications and Engagement


COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (April 29, 2019) – Coastal Mississippi is doing things differently. After introducing a new brand and campaign, Coastal Mississippi: The Secret Coast, as well as a new business model, the destination marketing organization today announced an update to its structure.

The Coastal Mississippi Communications and Engagement Department is

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993

anna@coastalmississippi.com

Coastal Mississippi – The Secret Coast

COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (March 12, 2019) – 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 at their brand launch event last night at Barksdale Pavilion in Gulfport, MS.

Designed to truly reflect the

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Anna Roy
Public/Media Relations Manager
228-388-2993

anna@gulfcoast.org

Longwoods International Report: Mississippi Gulf Coast Domestic Tourism Overview 2017

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (August 1, 2018) – Longwoods International has released its report providing an overview for the Mississippi Gulf Coast (MSGC) domestic tourism business in 2017. This study was commissioned by Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast, to provide the organization with more reliable data and current travel trends to the region, in order to determine an

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

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast: Statement on Sports Betting Legalization

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (May 15, 2018) - The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uplift the ban on sports betting marks a pivotal moment in the gaming industry on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This ruling has put the tri-county region, and the state of Mississippi as a whole, on a level playing field with other great gaming destinations such as Las Vegas and Atlantic City, with the

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

USA TODAY: Best Small Towns Competition 2018

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (May 10, 2018) – There are five days left to vote for Ocean Springs, which has been nominated in USA TODAY’S annual America's Best Small Towns competition for Best Small Coastal Town and Best Small Town Food Scene!

Over the past week, Ocean Springs has dropped in the rankings for both categories, so everyone is encouraged to vote daily, on as many electronic devices as possible, as

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

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast: Key Performance Indicators

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (May 7, 2018) – As we celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week, and with the first half of Fiscal Year 2018 behind us, Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast (VMGC) would like to share some key performance indicators from Q1 and Q2 of FY18, compared to those from Q1 and Q2 of FY17:

Occupancy increased to 67.7% and the Average Daily Rate increased to $76.81, which generated a 9%

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

National Travel and Tourism Week: May 6-12, 2018

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST (May 2, 2018) – Join Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast in celebrating the 35th annual National Travel and Tourism Week, May 6-12, 2018!

During the first full week in May, communities nationwide unite to showcase the impact of travel to policymakers, business leaders and media with rallies, events and other activities. This year, the industry is coming together to recognize the many

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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

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