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A key mission of the Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau is to advocate for legislation at the local, state and federal level that helps serve the tourism industry.

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Estimates from the American Automobile Association say that roadways will be packed this Fourth of July weekend with two million more people traveling this year than last. If you’re staying out of the fray and staying on the island, there’s plenty to do during the long weekend, including thr…

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I can’t begin to count the number of times when I tell someone I’m from Galveston, they start to share fond memories of staying in their beach houses with their families as children. Those stories made me realize that Galveston has been in the short-term vacation rental business for a very l…

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If you watched Houston’s channel ABC-13 last week, you may have noticed a lot of stories about Galveston. The stories were part of their new series on KTRK, HTX+. It was created to shed light on the bright side of Houston-area communities — and Galveston lavished in the glow.

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This Friday, Galveston will celebrate its lifeguards at its annual barbecue fundraiser. The event is open to all in the community who wish to support the men and women who keep beachgoers safe.

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On Saturday, communities across the globe will celebrate World Oceans Day, and Galveston is no exception. Those who wish to learn about the world’s oceans and ways to protect them have two fun opportunities to do so.

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When Galveston, a town of 50,000, welcomes more than 7 million visitors each year, there are plenty of impacts to the community. And many of those impacts are positive for island residents.