The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and Visit Myrtle Beach are pleased to announce that Myrtle Beach was ranked 9th 'Best Small American City' by Resonance Consultancy, the leading advisors in real estate, tourism, and economic development for countries, cities, and communities. The annual America's Best Cities Report ranks the 50 Best Large American Cities, as well as the 50 Best Small American Cities.
During June 2019, a total of 334,340 passengers passed through the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), an increase of 8.2-percent compared to June 2018.
A strong performance for the Grand Strand’s hotels, condo-hotels, and campsites during the first half of 2019. So far in 2019, average occupancy for the Center’s voluntary sample of hotel, condo-hotel and campgrounds rented nightly is up by 1.7 occupancy points, or 3.2 percent, compared with the equivalent period of 2018. During the same time, the average daily rate increased by 1.3 percent, raising revenue per available room down by 4.5 percent.