Content Tagged 'tourism'

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
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.).
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
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
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 Islands Water Park Wraps Up Their Summer Season
Labor Day marks the last day of operation for many seasonal businesses. 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
US eager to cater to Chinese tourists
Tourism from China to the U.S. has soared since the countries signed an agreement in 2007 promoting travel.
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
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 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
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
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!
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Golden Nugget Finishes Big Expansion Project
The Golden Nugget Casino and Hotel in Biloxi is nearly complete with its major renovation project. 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
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
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
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
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Opens at the Golden Nugget Biloci on May 1st
Opening its first location in Mississippi.
Ship Island Ferry Begins 2014 Season
Ship Island Excursions resumes daily passenger service on Saturday, March 15th.
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
Ship Island Excursions Resume for the Season
Ship Island excursions are resuming daily ferry rides to and from the island this Saturday. 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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Beau Rivage Hosts Big Job Fair
The Beau Rivage hosted a job fair Wednesday for current openings. 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
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