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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

Leah Cast
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5152

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

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

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Five New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer

    While relaxing along 32 miles of beaches is worth the trip alone, it's only the beginning. Here's a look at new things to do on the island this summer.

  • 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 Offers New Attractions, Hotel Renovations & Technology Services to Meetings Market in 2015

    Galveston's historic charm and affordability as a beach destination aren't the only things drawing the attention of meeting planners this year.

  • 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

Jul 01 2015
Galveston Launches '12 Days of Christmas in July' Celebration
Jun 26 2015
Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend
Jun 08 2015
Spend Father's Day Weekend in Galveston with New and Unique Activities to Celebrate Dad
May 21 2015
Galveston Kicks Off Tourism Season Memorial Day Weekend
May 18 2015
Galveston Tourism Bureau Wins American Marketing Association Awards
May 11 2015
Galveston Juneteenth Celebration Marks 150th Anniversary June 7-20
Apr 02 2015
Galveston Events Celebrate Beaches, History & Cuisine This Summer
Mar 13 2015
Five New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer

Galveston in the News

Galveston's Grand History

MEETINGS FOCUS: Closeup: Galveston, TX

DALLAS MORNING NEWS: A Brand New Museum About the Southwest

COUNTRY LIVING: 20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

TEXAS JOURNEY: New sites to see this summer


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