Posts Tagged ‘Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau’

Report: Jackson tourism revenue tops $294 million

JACKSON — A new report estimates tourists spent $294.3 million in Mississippi’s capital city in 2011. The Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau estimates that 3.05 million people visited the city’s tourist attractions, festivals, conventions, or traveled via motor coach. The bureau estimates that spending supports 20,400 jobs, paying a cumulative $409 million. That’s an average […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Katie Conway

Age: 24 Hometown: Jackson, MS Education: Associates Degree in Liberal Arts, Holmes Community College Current Position: Visitor Information Specialist, Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau Katie Conway says that everyone who knows her agrees that she is a people person. “I have been for my whole life, which made going into the hospitality industry an easy […] [...]

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