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

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

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

Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau Press Room
  • Trolleys, New Beaches & Upgraded Attractions Coming to Galveston Island This Summer

    Heading to the Galveston coast is a popular summer pastime for families throughout Texas, and this year the beach is just the beginning of what the island has to offer.

  • 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'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

Mar 21 2017
Trolleys, New Beaches & Upgraded Attractions Coming to Galveston Island This Summer
Mar 16 2017
Gigantic Obstacle Course Coming to Galveston's East Beach
Feb 22 2017
Head to Galveston for Spring Break for Fun on the Beach, New Attractions
Jan 04 2017
Galveston Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend
Jan 03 2017
Alternative Rock Band Sugar Ray and Country Star Stoney LaRue to Headline Galveston Mardi Gras 2017
Dec 14 2016
5,000 Santas to Race on Galveston Seawall Sunday
Dec 07 2016
Commemorate Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary
Dec 01 2016
Mardi Gras at the Beach

Galveston in the News

SOUTHERN LIVING: Island Life in Galveston

TIDE MAGAZINE: Coastal Destination Spotlight

CANADIAN TRAVELLER: Galveston's Gilded Era Makes for a Nostalgia-Filled Seaside Retreat

GROUP TRAVEL LEADER: Seashore Entertainment



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