COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (August 9, 2021) – Coastal Mississippi has been awarded the gold dotCOMM award for best travel website. The Coastal Mississippi website ( is developed and managed in conjunction with Simpleview, the travel and tourism industry's leading provider of CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing, revenue generation, and mobile technologies for destination marketing organizations (DMOs).

The dotCOMM Awards are administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, and freelance professionals. AMCP oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges, and rewards outstanding achievement and service to the profession. AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry. Winners were selected from 241 categories for websites, videos, social media, paid media, owned media, earned media, digital marketing, and communication programs.

“We are truly honored to receive such a prestigious award. The travel and tourism industry has a significant economic impact on Coastal Mississippi, and our marketing team works diligently with Simpleview year-round to showcase everything this area has to offer on our website, with unique and innovative digital content that aims to significantly increase visibility and visitation to the tri-county region,” said Milton Segarra, CEO of Coastal Mississippi. “We have seen an extremely prosperous summer so far, and the health and safety of our residents and visitors remain top priorities moving forward. As travel trends continue to demonstrate increased interest and willingness to take leisure trips in the upcoming months, Coastal Mississippi expects to see continued tourism successes well into the fall and beyond.”

"Working with Coastal Mississippi was like a dream from day one,” said Adeline Hui, Website Designer at Simpleview. “They set us up for success with how involved and engaged they were throughout the design process. We put emphasis on incorporating clean typography and curated powerful imagery. All of which provided a clean modern aesthetic that goes hand in hand with an excellent and more intuitive user experience. We are extremely excited to see Coastal Mississippi win this award; congratulations to the entire team."

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Coastal Mississippi 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.
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