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Visitors from all over in SW GA for Georgia Peanut Tour

More than 150 people, representing 13 states and two foreign countries, are in the corner of Southwest Georgia for the 2015 Georgia Peanut Tour. On Wednesday, the first day tour participants were being shown around local points of interest, the tour made several stops in Decatur, Grady and Seminole counties. Among the tour delegation were a group accompanying… Read More »

Gov. Deal celebrates Georgia’s tourism industry, unveils state’s new travel guide

ATLANTA, January 27, 2015 — Gov. Nathan Deal today joined Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Commissioner Chris Carr and Georgia’s tourism industry leaders for the annual Tourism, Hospitality & Arts Day at the state Capitol. Representatives from the tourism industry presented Deal with a check representing the $2.8 billion in state tax revenue generated from tourism-related expenditures in 2013.… Read More »