Athens, GA (April 8, 2019) - On Thursday, March 28, at Terrapin Brewery, the Athens CVB brought together local sports and recreational stakeholders to discuss growing sports tourism in the community. Randy DuTeau, vice president of strategy and development of Due North Sports Partners, presented key findings and recommendations from his community assessment on the viability of pursuing and growing the sports tourism market.
Category - Athens Travel News
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:00 PM by Alvieann Chandler
ATHENS, Georgia (November 27, 2018) -- The holiday season in Athens, Georgia, offers many opportunities for endless celebrations. Now is the time to plan a holiday vacation in Georgia. Visitors can enjoy festive heritage events, artist markets for one-of-a-kind gifts, world-class entertainment and holiday productions, and, as always in Athens, live music.
Monday, November 26, 2018 1:00 PM by Alvieann Chandler
ATLANTA, Georgia (November 1, 2018) --
Three Athens restaurants have been recognized by Georgia Trend. Two restaurants were awarded Silver Spoon The National and The Expat, while Maepole was awarded a Silver Milepost. The three restaurants were listed at one of the top ten restaurants in Georgia for the Silver Spoons and Silver Milepost award.
Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:00 AM by Partner Release
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the opening of the expansion of the North Oconee River Greenway connecting Bailey Street and Carriage Lane off Barnett Shoals Road and North Oconee Access Road off College Station Road. This connects to a recently completed Greenway segment that now provides eight miles of uninterrupted Greenway and access to Lexington Road and the Firefly Trail.
Georgia Tourism awards funding to 16 tourism projects
Grant program provides financial support for new and expanding tourism projects
ATLANTA, September 11, 2018 – The Georgia Department of
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 12:00 PM by Aimee Cheek
The new 2018-2019 Athens Visitors Guide is now available! This piece is a great resource to help with trip planning and includes information on things to do, where to eat, and attractions to visit.
Friday, June 8, 2018 3:00 PM by Aimee Cheek
ATHENS, GA. (June 8, 2018) – The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) hosted the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Tourism Product Development Resource Team
ATHENS, Ga. (March 6, 2018) - There is an abundance of festivals and celebrations in the Classic City. Celebrate spring by attending some of the many festivals that Athens, Georgia has to offer!
ATHENS, Ga (January 22, 2018) – Athens, Georgia, expects continued expansion in the brewery, dining and hotel segments of the hospitality industry, as well as new opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation. The city’s mix of preservation and constant renewal allows visitors to revisit favorite spots and experience new restaurants and attractions that keep every visit to Athens exciting.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 9:00 AM by Aimee Cheek
ATHENS, Georgia (November 1, 2017) -- The holiday season in Athens, Georgia, offers many opportunities for endless celebration. Now is the time to plan a holiday vacation in Georgia. Visitors can