In an effort to further tourism development, the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Office of Tourism Product Development offers project funding assistance for communities such as
Author: Hannah Smith
Hannah Smith, Athens CVB Director of Marketing & Communications, is one of the plethora of University of Georgia students who never wanted to leave Athens after graduation. She's particularly thrilled at the food and craft beer scene that's grown up in Athens, and the continued vibrancy of the creative community that makes Athens one of the nation's top college towns to live or visit.
Director of Marketing & Communications
Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau
Thursday, January 31, 2019 9:00 AM by Hannah Smith
The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), along with The Classic Center and The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the latest recipients of the Athens Local Product
Monday, March 20, 2017 8:00 AM by Hannah Smith
ATHENS, Ga. (March 20, 2017) –The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), along with The Classic Center and Classic Center Cultural Foundation, have established a matching grant program to assist local entities in developing new tourism products and experiences that will attract new overnight visitors to Athens-Clarke County.
For the second year in a row, Athens, Georgia's own Terrapin Beer Company was named the Top Brewer in the state of Georgia at the RateBeer Best Awards.
Terrapin was thrilled with this recognition, saying, "Cheers to everyone who helped us by enjoying a can or pint of our beer. Thank you!"
Athens' hospitality professionals are out front in the current Meet Athens newsletter, as our CVB Partner of the Year Abby Hicks provides advice to meeting planners and we recognize our award-winning Athens destination experts Missy Brandt Wilson and Elizabeth J. Hovell. More inside information on how planners can leverage in-market partnerships is inside too!
Athens is honored to be named as part of the culture and music scene of Georgia that landed the state on National Geographic Traveler's list of Best Trips for 2017. Georgia is one of only three U.S.
Athens' creative community brings amazing resources to the table for meeting planners. Meet exceptional Chef Daniel Massie, "Matchmaker" for booking live music Troy Aubrey, and catch up on the latest updates and incentives from Athens hotels in this issue of Meet Athens, from the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 1:00 PM by Hannah Smith
"Meet Athens," the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau's newsletter for meeting planners. New hotels and CVB sales staff updates, expert audiovisual tips, and Athens' Own profile of chef Peter Dale.
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has completely redesigned its website VisitAthensGA.com to give it the fresh and functional feel that users have come to expect. With user experience