by Ian Scheirer
Coastal Georgia Tourism Convention taking place on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023. (Credit: Ian Scheirer/WTGS)
RICHMOND HILL, GA (WTGS) — The Coastal Georgia Tourism Conference took place all day on Friday.
People from different counties attended to learn more about issues that affect tourism while having the opportunity to network with one another.
Panels spoke at the conference about the different trends and how to stay sustainable.
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The staff in charge wanted to give everyone an opportunity to become more aware of the assets that Georgia Coast provides.
“I think that’s one of the things that everyone in this room realizes. We really do have something valuable on our coast here from a economic aspect but from an environmental aspect and making sure that we maintain what makes Georgia Coastal unique, but still allow for that economic development that we also know is critically important to our economy and our communities,” said Bryan Fluech, Associate Director of Extension at UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea
The Coast of Georgia also provides cultural and natural assets to thousands of tourists each year, according to staff members.