Virtual Summit highlights impact of tourism on GA…

Release: Explore Georgia Hosts Virtual Summit to Commend, Offer Guidance to Georgia Tourism Industry ATLANTA, September 2, 2020 —Governor Brian P. Kemp, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) and its Tourism division, Explore Georgia, as…

$75k grant supports GA tour sites effected by…

Release: Explore Georgia Awards Tourism Project Grants to Communities Across Georgia ATLANTA, August 20, 2020 —Explore Georgia, Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) tourism division, announced today that it has awarded more than $75,000 in tourism…

Deal: Georgia’s 2017 tourism breaks records

From the Office of Gov. Nathan Deal: Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the state’s tourism industry generated a record-breaking $63.1 billion in economic impact in 2017, for an increase of 3.8 percent over last year,…

Gov. Deal: Tourism had record-breaking impact last year

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's governor says tourism had a record-breaking economic impact of $60.8 billion statewide last year. Governor Nathan Deal spoke Thursday at the 2017 Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference on Jekyll Island.…

Gov Deal Heading Up Trade Mission To Asia

Atlanta, GA- Gov. Nathan Deal will lead a high-level delegation of state of Georgia officials and business leaders to China and Japan Aug. 22-30. The mission will visit Shanghai, Qingdao and Jinan in the People’s Republic…