Research & Statistics

Myrtle Beach Recognized as 9th Best Small American City

Myrtle Beach Recognized as 9th Best Small American City

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.

Myrtle Beach Area Tourism Economic Indicators as of July 2019

Myrtle Beach Area Tourism Economic Indicators as of July 2019

What’s the state of the tourism industry in the U.S. and the Myrtle Beach area? In order to answer that question, we gathered some of the latest economic indicators for the U.S. economy, as well as the Myrtle Beach area in this July 2019 tourism economic indicators report.

First Half of 2019 Nets Strong Performance for Grand Strand Accommodations

First Half of 2019 Nets Strong Performance for Grand Strand Accommodations

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.

Myrtle Beach Rallies in Support of Travel and Tourism Industry

Myrtle Beach Rallies in Support of Travel and Tourism Industry

Business Leaders Gather to Endorse Travel’s Economic and Cultural Benefits During National Travel and Tourism Week  in Myrtle Beach and chamber provides an update on promotional and advocay activities.