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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).

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 state for tourism.

Dashboard at a Glance

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$73.0 Billion

Total Economic Impact

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167.7 Million

Visitors to Georgia

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$39.8 Billion

Visitor Spending


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$4.7 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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Tourism Consumer Marketing

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

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Partner Marketing

Offering collaborative opportunities to new and existing partners.

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About Explore Georgia

Department contacts, strategic plan, and career opportunities

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