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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
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
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.
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.
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
Ship Island Excursions Resume for the Season
Ship Island excursions are resuming daily ferry rides to and from the island this Saturday. Video Video
Ship Island Ferry Begins 2014 Season
Ship Island Excursions resumes daily passenger service on Saturday, March 15th.
Coast Coliseum Plans Big New Hotel
The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center is making big plans. Video Video
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
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
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
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.
Hard Rock Opens New Platinum Tower
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is ready to debut its brand new Platinum Tower. Video Video
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
The Grand Casino Plans to Make Big Changes
An unfinished casino project has long been a burden for Biloxi residents. Video Video
Hard Rock Casino Has Been Sold
One of the most well-known casinos on the Gulf Coast has been sold. 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
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
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
The Society of American Travel Writers Visits Biloxi
The Coast's most recent guests could generate millions of dollars in publicity for the region.
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
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