Visit Mississippi oversees and helps coordinate a variety of programs and services for our industry partners. Find relevant industry documents and offered programs and services below.
Tourism Economic Reports
Tourism plays a vital role in Mississippi’s growing economy. During Fiscal Year 2019, 24.7 million visitors from across the country and the world spent a record $6.7 billion in Mississippi. This report — the Fiscal Year 2019 Economic Contribution Report of Travel/Tourism in Mississippi — provides a detailed analysis of how tourism affects our state’s economy.
Tourism Development Grant Program
The goal of the Tourism Development Grant program is to assist with festivals and events that Visit Mississippi believes have the potential to grow substantially within three years.
Priority will be given to new festivals and events that are in their early stages or are growing and/or expanding.
Visit Mississippi executes a robust paid and earned marketing campaign in key markets with goals to increase awareness while driving an active travel-planning audience to its official travel planning channels.
Contact PR specialist Savannah Tirey for information on co-op advertising available.