Content Tagged 'tourism'

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 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
Ocean Springs to be Featured on Natl. Television
The City of Ocean Spring will be featured on national TV this Sunday. 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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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!
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
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
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
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
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Opens at the Golden Nugget Biloci on May 1st
Opening its first location in Mississippi.
Golden Nugget Finishes Big Expansion Project
The Golden Nugget Casino and Hotel in Biloxi is nearly complete with its major renovation project. Video Video
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.
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
Beau Rivage Hosts Big Job Fair
The Beau Rivage hosted a job fair Wednesday for current openings. 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.
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
Ship Island Ferry Begins 2014 Season
Ship Island Excursions resumes daily passenger service on Saturday, March 15th.
Ship Island Excursions Resume for the Season
Ship Island excursions are resuming daily ferry rides to and from the island this Saturday. Video Video
Island View Casino Plans to Expand
The Island View Casino in Gulfport announced a ten year lease agreement with the State Port Authority this morning. 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.
Hard Rock Casino Has Been Sold
One of the most well-known casinos on the Gulf Coast has been sold. Video Video
Big Changes Around the Corner for Grand Casino in Biloxi
Some big changes are happening over at the Grand Casino in Biloxi. Video Video
Port of Gulfport Community Tours Set for Feb. 15
The Port of Gulfport is offering Community Tours to the public on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 9 a.m. until noon.
Coast Coliseum Plans Big New Hotel
The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center is making big plans. Video Video
Mayor Holloway Holds Annual State of the City Address
The City of Biloxi has seen several positive changes over the past year when it comes to tourism, infrastructure, and development. Video Video
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
Hard Rock Opens New Platinum Tower
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is ready to debut its brand new Platinum Tower. Video Video
The Grand Casino Plans to Make Big Changes
An unfinished casino project has long been a burden for Biloxi residents. Video Video
The Society of American Travel Writers Visits Biloxi
The Coast's most recent guests could generate millions of dollars in publicity for the region.
Beach Business Picking Up Early This Year
The sun from this weekend continued Monday, and businesses along the beach were happy about that. Video Video
The Hospitality Industry on the Coast is Evolving
An ordinance in Biloxi that has restricted certain businesses in the hospitality industry is now being changed. 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.
Hard Rock Casino Unveils New Platinum Tower
On January 30, 2014, the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino celebrated the completion of a new wing of hotel rooms. Video Video
D'Iberville Could be Getting a New Casino
The city of D'Iberville is working to beat the end of the year deadline to submit their final applications for a casino. 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
Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport Hopes to Bring in More Flight Traffic
The Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport is working with Mississippi state legislators to pass a bill to expand flights going in and out of the airport. Video Video
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Opens a Hospitality and Resort Management Center
Tourism is one of the largest industries on the Gulf Coast. Video Video
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