Press Room


Who We Are

The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization of Galveston Island, Texas... Read more.


Media Contacts

Leah Cast
Director of Communications
Office: (409)797-5152
lcast@galvestoncvb.com

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124
iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Relations Coordinator
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • New & Romantic Places to Get Married in Galveston

    The fall brings in gorgeous weather on Galveston Island and along with it, a romantic season filled with wedding bells and beautiful brides.
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  • Galveston Holiday Fun Comes with Lights, Ice and Victorian Christmas Charm

    Galveston hasn't been dubbed the "Winter Wonder Island" of Texas without reason. Although tropical and unconventional as one might think for a holiday escape, Galveston is surprisingly full of tradition.
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  • 25 Things to Do on Galveston Island Without Hitting the Beach!

    Galveston Island is a beautiful, historic beach destination known for its great weather all year round. But, if you're not a sand-between-your-toes kind of traveler, don't worry.
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  • Galveston's Next Great Neighborhood

    Marked by its beautiful Victorian architecture and colorfully painted storefronts, Postoffice Street is full of charm, offering an enchanting blend of art galleries, boutiques, antique shops, chic eateries and lively entertainment in downtown Galveston.
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Recent Press Releases

Dec 07 2016
Commemorate Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
Dec 01 2016
Mardi Gras at the Beach
Nov 30 2016
Dickens on The Strand Kicks Off This Weekend
Nov 28 2016
Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 7-22
Nov 23 2016
Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston This Weekend with Surfing with Santa, Annual Tree Lighting
Nov 08 2016
Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Galveston This Weekend
Oct 27 2016
Disney Cruises Return to Galveston Next Month
Oct 13 2016
Historic Ghost Tours Abound on Galveston Island
 
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Galveston in the News

CANADIAN TRAVELLER: Galveston's Gilded Era Makes for a Nostalgia-Filled Seaside Retreat

GROUP TRAVEL LEADER: Seashore Entertainment

HOUSTON HOTEL MAGAZINE: Island Holiday

AAA SOUTHERN TRAVELER: Come sail away

HOUSTON LIFESTYLES & HOME: Galveston Special Events


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