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Public/Media Relations Manager
Nikki Moon Appointed as President of Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners
COASTAL MISSISSIPPI (August 7, 2019) – Coastal Mississippi has announced the appointment of Nikki Moon as President of its Board of Commissioners. Moon will lead fellow Coastal Mississippi commissioners, charged with overseeing the promotion of the tri-county region 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.
With 30 years of experience at the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau as Vice President of Sales & Service, and having served on the Board of Destinations International, Moon now owns and operates Bay Town Inn in Bay St. Louis, serves as President on the Hancock Chamber Board, and has a passion for giving back to the community and hosting visitors to Coastal Mississippi.
“I am excited to be leading the Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners, as I have a vested interest in this region as both a home and place of business,” said Moon. “This is a pivotal time for Coastal Mississippi tourism, and I am eager to apply my experience and commitment to the furtherment of the industry here. My goals for the next year include: increasing the organization’s revenue to further promote the destination and increase both national and international visitation; increasing meetings and convention business by implementing initiatives based on research and by collaborating with industry leaders; and deepening our relationships with elected officials across the tri-county region, as well as raising local stakeholder awareness of the significant economic impact that the travel and tourism industry has in Coastal Mississippi.”
“Since 2016, Nikki has brought a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners,” said Past President of the Coastal Mississippi Board of Commissioners Richard Chenoweth. “Her leadership and passion for showcasing the region as a premier destination and her dedication to the tourism industry will be invaluable to the future success of Coastal Mississippi.”
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.
Visit coastalmississippi.com to learn more.