Press Room

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

Media Contacts

Leah Cast, PR Manager

Ivette Wilhelm, PR Coordinator

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Top 5 New Things To Do On Galveston Island

    Galveston Island was named one of the "Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the U.S." by Trip Advisor this year, and with a variety of new experiences being offered in 2014, it's not hard to see why.

  • Galveston Offers New Pirate Adventures

    It's a good thing pirates aren't restricted to the Caribbean, because Galveston has plenty to offer those pirate-loving, treasure-hunting travelers out there.

  • Mardi Gras at the Beach!

    Mardi Gras! Galveston offers the unique chance to experience sand between your toes and gorgeous beach sunsets while taking in the revelry and lavish parades known to dominate Galveston Island during carnival season.

  • 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

Apr 01 2014
Celebrate History in Galveston this May
Mar 20 2014
Galveston Tops USA TODAY Poll for Best Spring Break Destination
Mar 07 2014
It's Island Time! Head to Galveston This Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
Jan 27 2014
Top 5 New Things To Do On Galveston Island
Jan 26 2014
Galveston Offers New Pirate Adventures
Jan 16 2014
Mardi Gras Ball Fashion Preview Draws 200 at Saks
Jan 08 2014
Country Rock-Star Uncle Kracker and Electric DJ Clockwork to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras
Jan 02 2014
Mardi Gras to Headline February Special Events in Galveston

Galveston in the News

Southern Boating Magazine: Southern Sojourn

Houston Hotel Magazine: Fall in Love with Galveston Island

USA TODAY: Best spring break destinations

Dallas Morning News: 5 New Delicious Flavors to Try in Galveston

San Antonio Express News: Recipe for a Romantic Galveston Weekend


Press Kits

Galveston 5 Years After Ike

Five years after Hurricane Ike hit Galveston on September 13, 2008, the island is thriving with tourism at the helm. This press kit includes an overview of the island’s economy, tourism industry, coastal resources and more at the five-year anniversary mark.
Galveston 5 Years After Ike Press Kit

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