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Dripping Springs

The Dripping Springs Visitors Bureau has been approved as an independent non-profit 501(c)3 organization and will be re-organized to support the needs of area businesses who serve tourism and travel. The Bureau, first established in 1984, and supported by the Chamber of Commerce became a separate and independent organization in May. The leadership of the Visitors Bureau will be Pam Owens, who has been director since 2012, and will be named as President, CEO. According to Owens, it will be restructured to enable the Bureau to focus on the travel and tourism market.


El Paso 

63rd Annual Texas Travel Counselors Conference - April 16-19, 2018
Mark your calendars for another great TTCC in El Paso! And look for some exciting changes to the Texas Travel Fair, with a new format and new activities to maximize interaction among our tourism partners. More info will be coming soon!


Palestine

Texas State Railroad
The moment you step on one of Texas State Railroad’s meticulously refurbished train cars you will feel like you’ve been transported to a simpler time. Relax as you glide along on a four-hour, 25 mile journey through the Piney Woods of East Texas.
Learn More: www.texasstaterailroad.net

 

 

 


San Marcos

Hilton Garden Inn
Open May 2017, Hilton Garden Inn has event space for up to 250 people and 107 guest rooms that have complimentary WiFi, a mini-refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave. Other amenities include business center, fitness center, pool and onsite dining.
www.hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-garden-inn-san-marcos-AUSSMGI/index.html


Brenham 

Blue Bell Open on Saturday!
Blue Bell Creameries is open to the public Mon-Fri 8-5 and Sat 10-4 (thru Sept 2). Visitor Center, Country Store, Ice Cream Parlor, Observation Deck & the gardens are all highlights of visiting Blue Bell. Come visit this summer with your family!
Learn More: http://www.visitbrenhamtexas.com/resource/blue-bell-creameries/

Visit Brenham App
Ready to escape? We don't blame you. In fact, we'll help you! Download the official Visit Brenham app to plan your escape. Places of interest, upcoming events, lodging, maps and tours - at your fingertips! Works on iPhone & Android. Download today!
Learn More: www.visitbrenhamtexas.com/visit-brenham-app/


Lubbock

Staybridge Suites Lubbock South
The hotel opened on Wednesday, May 10 and adds 120 rooms to the “Hub City.”
Learn More: www.ihg.com/staybridge/hotels/us/en/lubbock/lbbua/hoteldetail?cm_mmc=GoogleMaps-_-SB-_-USA-_-LBBUA


Winston-Salem, NC

The RGU Group
RGU is the preferred wholesale distributor of souvenir plush toys to leading resort, airport, and specialty retail gift shops (DMO’s) nationally since 1992 with stock or custom designs starting at 48 pcs and wholesale prices starting at just $3.90.
Learn More: www.theRGUgroup.com


Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus
PO Box 8665
Round Rock, TX  78683
Phone: 512-550-3464
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