Content Tagged 'tourism'

Gulfport Looks to Increase Sports Tourism in the City
The City of Gulfport has a $10 million bond to use and is looking into ways to cash in on this need for sports destinations. Video Video
Some Cruisers Feel They're Not Welcome at the Mall
Some cruisers have complained they are no longer welcome at the Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. Video Video
Cruisin' the Coast Activities Continue for Tourists & Locals
Another day means another full lineup for Cruisin’ the Coast. Video Video
Thousands Come to Town for Cruisin' the Coast
Thousands of classic car enthusiasts have come to south Mississippi for this year’s Cruisin’ the Coast. Video Video
Long Beach Holds Cruisin' the Coast Parade
Long Beach kicked off its Cruisin’ festivities with their annual parade, and it was the place to be to see over 600 classic cars in action. Video Video
Long Beach Holds 18th Annual Cruisin' the Coast Parade
Eighteen years is a long time, but that's how long the parade of cars in Long Beach has been going, and like many of the cars, it just gets better with age. Video Video
Commercial Development on Coast at All-Time High Since Katrina
Commercial development on the Coast is at an all-time high since Hurricane Katrina, and many local officials believe there is more to come. Video Video
New Hampton Inn & Suites Hotel Opens in Gulfport
The brand new Hampton Inn and Suites in Gulfport, located near Anchor Square, opened its doors this week. Video Video
Comfort Inn & Suites Coming to Biloxi Beach
The City of Biloxi is still down 3,000 hotel rooms since Hurricane Katrina, but that is soon to change. Video Video
Mississippi Shines at Governors' Conference
Mississippi has often struggled with a misconceived image across America. Video Video
Biloxi Visitors Center Gets Some Labor Day Tourism
Coast beaches were full of visitors Monday, but not everyone spent time on the sand, as the Biloxi Visitors Center also saw its share of visitors. Video Video
Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament Kicks Off Thursday
Thursday kicks off the 40th Annual Slavic Invitational Golf Tournament in south Mississippi. Video Video
Destination Downtown to be Held in Ocean Springs
Main Street directors, board members, volunteers, and other downtown enthusiasts are invited to Ocean Springs on Sept. 15th-17th for a regional Main Street conference, presented by the Mississippi Main Street Association (M.M.S.A.).
Biloxi Expands with More Attractions on the Way
As the City of Biloxi expands its tourist attractions with amenities such as the baseball stadium and a possible theme park, the need for additional hotel rooms is at an all-time high. Video Video
MS Gaming Commission Gives Diamondhead Green Light on Casino
The Mississippi Gaming Commission has given the Diamondhead Casino Corporation the green light to build a new casino. Video Video
Ohr O'Keefe Museum Offers Free Admission for Labor Day
It was a busy day at the Ohr O'Keefe Museum this Labor Day. Video Video
Authentic Gulf Seafood & Coast Restaurants Celebrated on New MS Gulf Seafood Trail
The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (M.H.R.A.) has announced the creation of the Mississippi Gulf Seafood Trail to promote Coast restaurants that serve wild-caught shrimp, crab, oysters, and fin fish dishes on their menus.
Ocean Springs to be Featured on Natl. Television
The City of Ocean Spring will be featured on national TV this Sunday. Video Video
Biloxi Baseball Team Expected to Bring Revenue to Coast
While fans are excited to see baseball in Biloxi, the benefits of a having a team extend further than that. Video Video
Ocean Springs July Sidewalk Sale Uptown, Downtown, All Around Town Set for July 25th & 26th
The local businesses of Ocean Springs downtown, uptown, all around town will take part in the annual July Sidewalk Sale on Friday, July 25th and Saturday, July 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. offering great shopping sales, drink specials, and more.
Beach Vendors Get Some Business for Labor Day
There wasn't a lot of labor going on at our Coast beaches, but beach vendors were out earning money Monday. Video Video
Gulf Coast Gears Up for Increased Tourism for Labor Day
According to AAA, next weekend a record number of people are expected to hit the road for the Labor Day holiday weekend. Video Video
MS Gulf Coast Experiences High Tourism Numbers
While Biloxi is ranked one of the top places to live, the Mississippi Gulf Coast in general is also a great place to visit. Video Video
Biloxi Hopes for Baseball Stadium to Revitalize Downtown
In many ways, Biloxi has had a slow economic recovery since Hurricane Katrina. So many businesses in the downtown area are counting on the baseball stadium coming to Biloxi. Video Video
Mississippi Gulf Seafood Trail Begins
The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association (M.H.R.A.) announced the creation of the Mississippi Gulf Seafood Trail to promote Coast restaurants that serve our Gulf seafood. Video Video
M.D.M.R. Adds Days to Recreational Snapper Season
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources (M.D.M.R.) held a special meeting Thursday to discuss adding days to the recreational red snapper season. Video Video
Biloxi Named Hottest Spot to Live in Mississippi
Movoto, an online real estate brokerage firm out of California, has placed Biloxi at the top of the most exciting places to live in Mississippi, according to their most recent survey. Video Video
Thousands of Dead Fish on Beaches from Shrimp Season
With thousands of tourists expected to be on the Gulf Coast this weekend, our beaches should be lined with people, but some beach spots are a little fishy. Video Video
Margaritaville Closing Has Business Owners Worried
With the news of Margaritaville closing in less than 60 days, many business owners on the Coast are worried. Video Video
Gulf Islands Water Park Wraps Up Their Summer Season
Labor Day marks the last day of operation for many seasonal businesses. Video Video
White House Hotel Construction in Biloxi on Schedule
Developers of the White House Hotel in Biloxi say that construction is right on schedule. Video Video
Harrah's in Tunica Closing, Leaving Many Jobless
Wednesday, Caesar's Entertainment announced it will close its Harrah's property in Tunica on June 2nd, leaving 1,300 people jobless. Video Video
Biloxi Among Top 5 Affordable Spring Break Locales
A new compendium of “off-the-beaten path” and inexpensive spring break destinations includes Biloxi in its Top 5 destinations, along with such locales at the Caribbean, Vermont, and Montreal.
Hancock Co. Shows off Tourist Destinations to Sales Team
It's no secret that tourism is an economic driver here on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week
Once again, the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce – Main Street – Tourism Bureau, along with hundreds of thousands of other cities around the nation, will celebrate the economic impact of the hospitality industry on our local community during National Travel and Tourism Week, May 3rd through 11th, 2014.
Enticing Offers & Promotions Await Grand Biloxi Guests This May
Five Total Rewards members will win a VIP trip to Las Vegas and a private ride in the High Roller.
Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis Announces Opening of the All New Lazy River
Hollywood Casino in Bay St. is proud to announce that the all-new Lazy River is now open!
Harrison Co. Prepares Its Beaches for Peak Season
The Harrison County Beach Authority has been out in full force this week, preparing the white sandy beaches for tourist season. Video Video
After a Harsh Winter More Americans to Start Summer Travel Season with a Memorial Day Getaway
AAA projects more than 36 million Americans to travel for the holiday.
Casinos Need More Than Games to be Successful
Casinos are an integral part of the Gulf Coast economy, but how do they differentiate themselves from one another? Video Video
Christmas at Beauvoir Heading into Most Popular Time
It's only in its second year, but Christmas at Beauvoir is already coming into its own, attracting twice the number of people as last year at this time, and with big-name entertainers expected to bring even more holiday excitement to the majestic wonderland in west Biloxi.
Gulfport-Biloxi Airport Planning for Busy Summer Season
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is gearing up for increased business for the spring and summer seasons. Video Video
Online Gaming Discussed at Southern Gaming Summit
The world of online gaming was a popular topic at this year's Southern Gaming Summit, even though the verdict on its success is still up in the air. Video Video
Golden Nugget Finishes Big Expansion Project
The Golden Nugget Casino and Hotel in Biloxi is nearly complete with its major renovation project. Video Video
Gulfport-Biloxi Airport Hoping for a Busy Summer Season
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is gearing up for increased business, and more business means larger airplanes. Video Video
Beau Rivage Hosts Big Job Fair
The Beau Rivage hosted a job fair Wednesday for current openings. Video Video
MS Hospitality & Restaurant Assoc. Promoting Seafood Trail
The Mississippi Hospitality and Restaurant Association is encouraging Gulf Coast restaurants to participate in a seafood promotion. Video Video
Local Officials React to Fertitta's Casino Building Advice
Wednesday, News 25 brought you the story about a big wig casino executive saying he thinks the gaming commission should hold off on allowing more casinos to be built on the Coast. Thursday, News 25 found out what the commission and local officials thought about the unconventional advice. Video Video
Harrison County Cleans Up Tar Balls Found on Barrier Islands
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill left a deep and lasting impression on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Opens at the Golden Nugget Biloci on May 1st
Opening its first location in Mississippi.
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