The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Karen Riordan as the new President and CEO.
Myrtle Beach, known for its 60 miles of beautiful coastline and endless entertainment, activities and attractions, has been recognized by TripAdvisor as one of its 2018 “Most Excellent” global tourism destinations. This honor is just the latest in a series of announcements recognizing the Myrtle Beach area for its stunning beaches, family-friendliness, affordability, and wide variety of attractions and adventures.
There has been some confusing news and posts lately about water quality. Recent advisories were for small, isolated areas following heavy rainfall and were cancelled within a couple days. Understandably, this can cause some alrm and concern for your guests and future visitors. Following are some resources to help you and your guests know more about water quality, beach safety and planning their visit to Myrlte Beach. Also, There will be a Water Quality Communications Webinar on Monday, July 2nd at 10am. Please join if you would like to learn more more.
CVB group sales and media representatives headed to Toronto, Canada in May to share a taste of Myrtle Beach with Canadians. This mission trip included one-on-one meetings with meeting and incentive planners and media, as well as several events highlighted below. This mission trip is an annual outreach effort to remind this important market why the Myrlte Beach area has been a favorite vacation holiday for Canadians year after year.
In this issue of the Grand Strander, we will look at lodging industry performance results for the Grand Strand during the first half of 2018. Transient lodging occupancy and price for the first 24 weeks of 2018 compared with the equivalent dates of 2014-2018 are recapped.