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Pine Belt’s capital gives visitors many choices Outdoor activities, museums, a zoo, history, shopping and dining are some of the options waiting for visitors to Hattiesburg. Billed as the Hub City, this South Mississippi city is conveniently located on Interstate 59 and U.S. Highways 49 and 98 and is home to the University of [...] [...]
Heritage areas important to state’s tourism future Planning is underway for Mississippi’s two newly-designated National Heritage Areas, which promote and protect the regions’ cultural and historical identities. The Mississippi Hills and Mississippi Delta received the designations through federal legislation in 2009, giving Mississippi its third designation of the 49 in the United States. The Mississippi [...] [...]
His downtown has seen a resurgence since his arrival a few years back With nearly 15 years experience in Mississippi tourism and a marketing career that spans three decades, Bill Seratt knows a thing or two about promoting the tourism industry in the state. He’s currently the executive director of the Vicksburg Convention and Visitor’s [...] [...]
Country icon Stuart headlines Governor’s Conference on tourism Country music singer Marty Stuart will lend some star power to the Mississippi Governor’s Conference on Tourism this week as he helps state tourism leaders unveil 30 sites that will be included in a new country music trail. Stuart is one of multiple speakers at the annual [...] [...]
by Lynne W. Jeter Published: August 30,2004
Plans move ahead on marketing the region [...]