Tourism Updates & News

Summer ’21 visitor volume exceeds ’20 & ’19

Summer ’21 visitor volume exceeds ’20 & ’19

MYRTLE BEACH AREA OCCUPANCY DATA SHOWS SUMMER 2021 VISITOR VOLUME NUMBER EXCEED PAST TWO YEARS! Good news for those who rely on the tourism industry for their livelihoods. Summer 2021 was one of the busiest on record, according to initial findings. Following the Labor...

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Big Wins for Myrtle Beach Area in State Budget

Big Wins for Myrtle Beach Area in State Budget

In 2020, Governors and other state leaders around the country were forced into pondering challenging budget and revenue questions that would exist long after COVID-19 was in the rear-view window. States that closed their hospitality economies would face revenue...

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Southwest Comes To MYR

Southwest Comes To MYR

On Sunday, May 24, 2021, local and state officials joined Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) staff in welcoming the inaugural flight of Southwest Airlines opening up The Beach as a year-round destination. Speakers at the ceremony included U.S. Congressman Tom...

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The SkyWheel Is Back, Better Than Ever

The SkyWheel Is Back, Better Than Ever

Look what’s lighting up the Myrtle Beach skyline once again … the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. On May 20, 2021, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and re-opened to the public after receiving a makeover. Part of the upgrades included installing a new...

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Visit Myrtle Beach Unveils New Brand

Visit Myrtle Beach Unveils New Brand

On May 6, 2021, Visit Myrtle Beach, the destination marketing organization of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce (MBACC) and Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) with a presentation to members of the Myrtle...

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