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Who We Are

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

Media Contacts

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Relations Director
Office: (409)797-5121

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5124

Jaree Fortin
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5152

Clayton Kolavo
Engagement Strategist
Office: (409)797-5120

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Mardi Gras at the Beach!

    If you're looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2019, grab some beads and hit the beach!

  • 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.

  • 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.

Recent Press Releases

Feb 19 2019
Galveston Mardi Gras Celebration Kicks Off Friday
Feb 13 2019
Galveston Naval Museum to Celebrate 75th Anniversary of USS Cavalla Commissioning
Feb 13 2019
Galveston Offers Upgrades and New Meeting Spaces to Group Market
Feb 01 2019
Mardi Gras Galveston Parade Schedule
Jan 15 2019
Galveston Restaurant Week to Celebrate Island Cuisine Jan. 26-Feb. 10
Dec 20 2018
Celebrate Galveston Museum Day
Dec 19 2018
Mardi Gras at the Beach!
Dec 11 2018
Holiday Fun Continues in Galveston this Weekend

Galveston in the News

MONEYSENSE: Top 5 Winter Vacation Destinations

OTTAWA LIFE: Galveston is a Hidden Gem of, History, Fine Dining and Family Fun

DREAM VACATION MAGAZINE: 25 Best Day Trips in Texas

TEXAS HIGHWAYS: Rent a Historic Home in Galveston for the Holidays

TEXAS HIGHWAYS: Where to Find Your White Christmas Lone Star Style


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