The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development has become its newest destination member.
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) plans, manages, and mobilizes state resources to attract new business investment to Georgia, drive the expansion of existing industry and small business, locate new markets for Georgia products, inspire tourists to visit Georgia, and promote the state as a top destination for arts events and film, music and digital entertainment projects. For more information, visit www.ExploreGeorgia.org .
Ms. Nerissa Serrano-Okiye, the Director of Research in the Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development said: “The Tourism Division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development is delighted to join the International Council of Tourism Partners. Tourism is vital to our economy, and we look forward to working with and being a part this unique organization.”
The Chairman of ICTP, Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, said: “Whether it be exploring Georgia’s scenic beauty or enjoying the beach, experiencing historical sites and timeless architecture, taking in the arts and shopping, or attending a fair or having a romantic getaway, Georgia is one of those destinations that seems to have it all. We are so pleased to have its tourism agency join ICTP’s ever-expanding list of destination members.”