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
Public Relations Manager
Office: (409)797-5152

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

Shelley Wilder
Public Relations Coordinator
Office: (409)797-5121

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Galveston to Feature New Holiday Attractions in 2014

    Galveston is the "Winter Wonder Island" of Texas and this year the island will offer visitors a magical experience with more than 1,000 holiday events, including a new ice sculpture exhibit featuring nearly 2 million pounds of ice.

  • 5 New Things to Do in Galveston This Summer

    When heading to Galveston this summer, the island's 32 miles of beaches and classic attractions won't be the only draw. Here's a look at new things to do on the island.

  • Galveston Makes TripAdvisor's List of "Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the U.S."

    Galveston Island has been named one of the "Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the U.S." in TripAdvisor's annual travelers' choice awards, making it the only Texas destination to be featured on the list.

  • 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

Sep 16 2014
Galveston to Bring in Fall Season with Outdoor Festivals, Historic Ghost Tours this October
Sep 01 2014
Galveston Holiday Lineup to Include New "Ice Land" at Moody Gardens, Dickens on The Strand
Aug 21 2014
Galveston to Feature New Holiday Attractions in 2014
Aug 01 2014
Place of Deadliest Storm in U.S. History Has Become Popular Destination for Haunted Travel
Jul 09 2014
5 Ways to Beat the Mid-Summer Heat in Galveston
Jul 07 2014
Taste the Best of Galveston This September
Jun 10 2014
Art Fans, Beer Lovers in Luck with Galveston's August Event Lineup
Jun 03 2014
Galveston Island to Host 2 Nights of Fireworks, Beachfront Parade for July 4th Weekend

Galveston in the News

OKC METRO FAMILY: Pirates, Planes & Science of the Sea: Exploring Galveston (pg. 20-23)

ION OKLAHOMA: Mardi Gras at the Beach? (pg 70-73)

What's Happening Chicago: Beat the Heat in Family Friendly Galveston

BYWAYS: Galveston, Oh, Galveston

NEW YORK METRO: After Every Hurricane, Galveston Rises


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.

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