tourism

2022 Cruisin’ The Coast schedule

Cruisin' The Coast officially kicks off Sunday, October 1 and runs through October 8. Each day will have activities along the Mississippi Coast, with more than 8,000 vehicles pre-registered for what is billed as a giant block party. Cruisers from…

April is Attraction and Museum Month

Tourism leaders are hoping to showcase the array of family-friendly attractions along the Mississippi Gulf Coast throughout the month of April. Coastal Mississippi Executive Director Judy Young is in studio…

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…

Governor’s Conference on Tourism

The tourism industry was hit hard during the global pandemic. The 2020 Governor’s Conference on Tourism has a plan to bring back tourism in our state. Travel all over the world has reduced due to safety measures…

Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes weighs in on 2020

Across the Coast and beyond, 2020 has presented all-around challenges, sparing no city or government, something two-term Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes knows all too well, but the mayor sees light in the tunnel: harbor lights, camera lights, and much more…

Biloxi leaders discuss new Broadwater resort

Excitement is building over a new development primed to bring jobs and more entertainment to the Coast. State, local, and county officials gathered at the Biloxi Visitor’s Center for an announcement that Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich says can be transformational…