Public/Media Relations Manager

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 Coast, the destination marketing organization (DMO) has invited highly qualified travel and tourism industry professionals to experience the vast array of offerings in the tri-county region first-hand. Leaders in leisure group travel, meetings and conventions, and travel publications will be exploring The Secret Coast throughout the week, visiting many of the region’s first-class attractions, restaurants, accommodations, and venues that make Coastal Mississippi the perfect destination for visitors across the board.

Industrial Fabrics Association International Education and Events Manager Barbara Connett will be attending one of the trips. She said, “We are very excited to explore the unique venues and activities available to our attendees in Coastal Mississippi. We make a commitment to our participants to provide an experience they can’t get elsewhere, and it looks like Coastal Mississippi will deliver on that promise! I can’t wait to find out more.”

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase everything that Coastal Mississippi has to offer as a destination, and it is an honor that these industry leaders have chosen to explore The Secret Coast with our talented team, with the goal of bringing many more visitors to the region,” said Milton Segarra, CEO of Coastal Mississippi. “Working together with key industry professionals such as these is vital for a future of increased visitation, deepened partnerships and broadened horizons,” said Segarra. 

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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