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 Affairs Manager
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com

Clayton Kolavo
Engagement Strategist
Office: (409)797-5120
ckolavo@galvestoncvb.com



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions

    Spring break is right around the corner which means flocks of Texans will be saying goodbye to winter as they head to the beach.
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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

Aug 07 2018
Brewmasters Craft Beer Festival, Fireworks and More in Galveston over Labor Day Weekend
Aug 02 2018
Gigantic Sandcastles to Decorate Galveston's East Beach
Jun 25 2018
Country Star Bri Bagwell to Headline Galveston 'Boots 'N Eats on the Beach' Event July 21
Jun 13 2018
Galveston Island to Host Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Week
May 25 2018
Galveston Beach Season Brings Water Safety Tips, Upgraded Parks & Free Events
May 23 2018
Galveston Island Kicks off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
Apr 12 2018
Special Events in Galveston to Celebrate Beaches, History & Cuisine This Summer
Apr 06 2018
"Tall Ships" Maritime Festival Has Begun in Galveston
 
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Galveston in the News

SOUTHERN BRIDE: Influential Designer Gowns in Galveston

HOUSTON CITY BOOK: Splash Town - Galveston

TRIBEZA: Travel Pick -- Galveston

TEXAS LIFESTYLE: Family Fun Guide to the Texas Gulf Coast

THC The Medallion: The Spirit of Revolt


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