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Welcome Explore Georgia Tourism Industry Portal


Tourism Industry Portal

Welcome to the industry site for Explore Georgia, the state tourism office within the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD). If you were looking for, you're in the right place. Explore the site. Get comfortable. Before long, we're sure you'll feel right at home.

Working hand-in-hand with you, our tourism partners, we inspire and promote travel to and within Georgia. We invite all travelers, from around the world and around the corner, to explore our state. To discover dark-sky swamps and mineral springs, reset among the mountains and coastal marshes, and wander through city neighborhoods and small towns. We support you by sharing research and industry insights, and creating opportunities within our marketing, sales, and communication efforts. Together, we will make Georgia the number one destination in the American South.

Dashboard at a Glance

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$68.96 Billion

Total Economic Impact

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152.3 Million

Visitors to Georgia

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$38.88 Billion

Visitor Spending


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$3.46 Billion

State & Local Tax Revenues Generated

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Jobs Supported

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#7 most followed

State DMO in the U.S. on Instagram

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Using data and analytics to inform and optimize all of Explore Georgia's efforts.

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Partner Marketing

Offering collaborative opportunities to new and existing partners.

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Brand & Content Studio

Ensuring consistent, integrated and inspiring message delivery across all platforms.

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Global Market Development

Managing travel trade efforts, both internationally and domestically.

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Tourism Product Development

Helping Georgia communities expand, enhance and improve tourism experiences available to visitors.

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Visitor Services

Welcoming travelers and visitors throughout the state of Georgia.

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