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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
lcast@galvestoncvb.com

Ivette Wilhelm
Public Relations Coordinator
Office: (409)797-5124
iwilhelm@galvestoncvb.com

Mary Beth Bassett
Public Relations Coordinator
Office: (409)797-5121
mbassett@galvestoncvb.com



Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Experience Mardi Gras at the Beach in 2015

    If you're looking for a unique Mardi Gras experience in 2015, grab some beads and hit the beach.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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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

Feb 06 2015
It's Island Time! Head to Galveston This Spring Break
Jan 12 2015
Rock Band Delta Rae, Country Star Danielle Bradbery to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras Next Month
Dec 29 2014
Galveston Restaurant Week Returns Jan. 10-24
Dec 17 2014
Thousands of Santas to Race on Galveston's Seawall
Dec 02 2014
Experience Mardi Gras at the Beach in 2015
Dec 01 2014
Dickens on The Strand Festival To Bring Victorian Merriment to Historic Downtown Galveston
Nov 17 2014
Galveston Juneteenth Committee Adopts New Logo to Commemorate 150th Anniversary
Nov 13 2014
Galveston Holiday Festivities Kick-off with New Ice Sculpture Attraction
 
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Galveston in the News

BIRD WATCHING DAILY A Yard Like No Other

360 WEST: Go Girls (Galveston Girlfriends Getaway)

HOUSTON HOTEL MAGAZINE: Island Style Mardi Gras

BAYOU CITY MAGAZINE: Island Escape

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


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