The South’s Warmest Welcome MISSISSIPPI

The South’s Warmest Welcome MISSISSIPPI – Brief Article

What a difference a decade makes. Although always known for hospitality, Mississippi’s newest reputation is for non-stop entertainment at dozens of casinos. The addition of hundreds of holes of golf, thousands of hotel rooms and a panoply of gaming venues has transformed Mississippi into one of the nation’s hottest meeting destinations.

Mississippi is now the nation’s fastest growing center for corporate meetings and incentives. And even more hotel and convention venues are on the way. The action is scattered throughout the state, from the Delta to the banks of the Mississippi River to the white sand beaches along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Mississippi casinos, which include some of the nation’s largest new hotels, provide luxurious accommodations, blockbuster Las Vegas-style shows and fine dining.

Because of mild weather year round, Mississippi’s over 200 golf courses beckon golfers 365 days a year. Some of the world’s greatest golf course architects, such as Jack Nicklaus, Jerry Pate and Tom Fazio have carved courses from beautiful rolling hills, flat plateaus and lakeside surroundings making an outing that is doubly enjoyable. Your foursome’s only difficulty will be deciding where to start your golf holiday.

The state has the fastest growing gaming industry in America, with not one but several centers of action. Nine casinos in Tunica, just south of Memphis, are convenient to the Midsouth and the Midwest.

Stretched along I-10, the Gulf Coast blends the traditional lure of fun in the sun year round with Las Vegas excitement at a dozen casinos, ranging in size from intimate to impressive. To assist your travel, Air Tran is now providing new daily non-stop jet service between seven southeastern cities and the Gulfport/Biloxi Regional Airport.

With more than 26 miles of sugar-white sand, Mississippi beaches are the playground of the South.

Regardless of where you choose to meet in Mississippi, you will always receive the South’s warmest welcome.

To help you narrow your choices, Chris Bounds, CMP, of the Mississippi Division of Tourism Development will gladly rush you a copy of the 80-page Mississippi Planners Guide.

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