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October 2014 News & Economic Indicators of Tourism in South Carolina
RevPar and Admissions Tax are up, State Park Revenue is steady, deplanements further illustrate state of the industry.


SCPRT's BBQ Campaign Wins Regional Award
The Southeast Tourism Society Gives Agency a "Shining Example" Award for Best Niche Marketing.


New $18 Million Hyatt Place Hotel Opening in Columbia
Adds to lodging options in the Vista and supports growing leisure & convention business in the capital city.


$170 Million Invested in Project Jackson in North Augusta
New multi-use riverfront development will be home to the Augusta GreenJackets, a hotel and conference center, and more.


Tourism News and Indicators for September 2014
RevPar has increased, three South Carolinians win a photo contest and a business strategist highlights conference.


New $7 Million BMX Supercross Training Facility Opens in Rock Hill
It is the only Olympic-caliber venue on the East Coast and will host three major national and world events in 2014-2017.


Carowinds Spending $50 Million on Amusement Park Improvements
The world's tallest, fastest coaster is the centerpiece of the project, and is expected to open in the spring of 2015.


$3 Million Spent to Develop new Waterfront B&B in Beaufort
Historic Anchorage House is now Anchorage 1770, a 15-room inn along Beaufort's storied waterfront.


$15.5 Million Invested in New Florence County Museum
Six new galleries that focus on fine art and history help tell the story of the Pee Dee.


August 2014 News & Economic Indicators of Tourism in South Carolina
Some indicators are up, the deadline for welcome center ads is near, and int'l marketing is making strides.