Young professionals from Virginia to California have been chosen for the first class of Forty for the Future: Travel’s Leading Talent. The Southeast Tourism Society (STS), an Atlanta-based professional association in the tourism industry, organized the recognition.
The honorees in Mississippi are: Selah Havard, director of sales, Natchez Convention and Visitors Bureau; Mary-Kathryn Herrington, director of tourism, Oxford Convention and Visitors Bureau; Neal McCoy, executive director, Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau, Tupelo; Stephanie McKinney, executive director, Holly Springs Tourism & Recreation Bureau; and, Alex Thomas, Music Development Program manager, Mississippi Development Authority, Jackson.
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