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Coastal-Luxe Resort and Family Entertainment Center to Open Late Spring 2016

BILOXI, MS – April 3, 2016 – Margaritaville is bringing an all-new escape to the Gulf Coast with a 373-room 22 story family-friendly resort featuring an indoor 55,000 square foot entertainment complex, the largest on the Gulf Coast. Situated along the Gulf of Mexico, overlooking Deer Island, Margaritaville Resort Biloxi resort is scheduled to open late Spring 2016.

The resort will employ

BILOXI, MS – During tomorrow’s exhibition game with the Milwaukee Brewers at MGM Park, the Shuckers are thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated team mascot will be revealed.

The unveiling will take place during the middle of the first inning tomorrow.

Select tickets for tomorrow’s exhibition game remain and can be purchased at the MGM Park box office or any Ticketmaster outlet. Fans can utilize this direct link to purchase tickets.

The Shuckers will open the 2016 regular season on Thursday, April 7 against the Chattanooga Lookouts at

Visit Mississippi's “Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown"

March 23, 2016
Posted by: Visit Mississippi

The Mississippi Ultimate Outdoor Throwdown, a March Madness-style bracket that lets voters name the most amazing outdoor adventure in Mississippi, launched Monday, March 28. The bracket, promoted in partnership with Outside Magazine, matches up 32 of Mississippi’s prized outdoor attractions and activities, such as well-known trails, lakes, state parks, hunts, gardens and museums. The winner will be named “Mississippi’s Ultimate Outdoor Attraction.”

For Immediate Release

Contact: Chris Harris – (228) 271-3464

March 24, 2016


Fireworks, Giveaways, Theme Nights, Community Nights and Traveling Acts highlight calendar

BILOXI, MS The Biloxi Shuckers are excited to announce the 2016 promotional schedule for all 70 regular season home games at MGM Park. The season leads off with Opening Night on April 7 as the Shuckers face the Chattanooga Lookouts in a rematch of last year’s Southern League Championship Series. A total of 12 fireworks shows fills out


Tuesday, March 22, 2016

For Immediate Release

Fred Couples Forced to Withdraw from 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

2012 Champion and World Golf Hall of Famer Continues to Battle Back Issues

Mississippi Gulf Coast – Fred Couples has withdrawn from the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire, it was announced today. Couples, who won the event in 2012, continues to battle back issues.

“We are going to miss Fred Couples playing in the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic this year,” said

Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast to Host Meetings Quest in 2018

Nation's longest-running series of trade shows for meeting planners to be held on the scenic Mississippi Gulf Coast

MARCH 22, 2016 08:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Meetings Quest, the nation's longest-running series of educational and networking events for association, corporate, government and religious meeting planners, has announced a multi-year partnership with Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast that will result in Meetings Quest being held on the Mississippi Gulf


Friday, March 18, 2016

For Immediate Release

Final Field Set for 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

Includes 19 PGA TOUR Champions Major winners and Five World Golf Hall of Famers

Mississippi Gulf Coast – With five World Golf Hall of Famers, 19 PGA TOUR Champions Tour major winners and 11 PGA TOUR major championship winners overall, the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will again boast one of the strongest fields ever visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 2015 champion David Frost


Dan Bourgeois


SOAK UP THE RUN at 1st Annual

Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, December 9 - 11, 2016

A Three-Day Running Festival Showcasing the Mississippi Gulf Coast Culture

BILOXI, MS (March 14, 2016) - Registration opens for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, a three-day running festival happening December 9-11, 2016 beginning in Pass Christian, Mississippi, winding along the beach front on Highway 90, or Beach Boulevard, to Biloxi, Mississippi. A true celebration of running and

Erin Kenna

Public/Media Relations Manager


Biloxi Boat Captains Honored with Legendary Captains and Crew Awards

Mississippi Gulf Coast – Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast is proud to share that local Captains Jay Trochesset, Kenny Barhanovich, Adam Ladnier and First Mate Alex Soto have earned distinguished wins in Florida during the Billfish Foundation and International Game Fish Association (IGFA) ceremonies.

“Our waters are integral to the history and culture of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and


Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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David Frost Set to Defend Title at 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

Official Public Schedule of Events Announced

Mississippi Gulf Coast – With four World Golf Hall of Famers and 26 of the Top 30 on this year’s Schwab Cup Money List, the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire field will feature the greatest golfers in the world. The current field, led by defending champion David Frost,