Coastal Mississippi

Coastal Mississippi CEO Segarra resigns from post

Coastal Mississippi CEO Milton Segarra has tendered his resignation. Segarra, who came aboard to lead the tourism group in 2017, said in a statement released Thursday night that his resignation is effective Oct. 15, 2021. "I would like to first…

Coastal Mississippi wins industry website award

Coastal Mississippi has been awarded the gold dotCOMM award for best travel website. The Coastal Mississippi website (www.coastalmississippi.com) is developed and managed in conjunction with Simpleview, the travel and tourism industry's leading provider of CRM, CMS, website design, digital marketing,…

Gulf Coast tourism on the rise

It looks like tourism is booming on the Gulf Coast. Coastal Mississippi says the tri-county coastal region is experiencing a major rise in visitation and a vast increase in 2021…

MS: Top travel spending market in U.S. for 2020

Despite COVID drawback and across the board hits to tourism across the nation, Coastal Mississippi has been placed as one of the highest performing destinations in the nation last year. Coastal Mississippi’s recovery plan helped to continue…

Coastal Mississippi Board holds special meeting

Earlier today, the Coastal Mississippi Board voted to apply for and accept the coronavirus relief fund grant given out by the state. In the special called meeting, members of the board discussed the terms and conditions of the grant agreement…

Coastal Mississippi promises health and safety to tourists

If tourism numbers are any indication, it appears Coastal Mississippi’s message is coming across loud and clear - a promise of health and safety - a vow tourism leaders are urging everyone in our area to lend a hand with. News…

COVID-19 hits tourism industry hard

The Mississippi Gulf Coast relies heavily on the tourism industry to drive its economy and now the Coast is taking a huge hit thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. When you think of tourism in South Mississippi you think casinos, beaches,…

‘Coastal Mississippi’ celebrates their one year anniversary

It was a packed house at the ‘Coastal Mississippi’ offices today as they celebrated their one year anniversary. One year ago, ‘Coastal Mississippi-The Secret Coast’ ad campaign was launched by the Tourism Marketing Organization for the Tri-County Coastal Region. Since…

Coastal Mississippi ‘Future of Tourism’ Update

Coastal Mississippi provided their ‘Future of Tourism’ annual update at Centennial Plaza. Coastal Mississippi CEO Milton Segarra addressed industry leaders, stakeholders, and elected officials with innovative plans that are in place for next year. With Coastal Mississippi having more than…

South Mississippi attractions

While some stretches of South Mississippi beaches are closed off to swimming and other water activities, there are still plenty of things to enjoy on the Coast. That’s the message Coastal Mississippi is hoping will be heard around the world.…