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Tupelo Tourism Leadership Program taking applications

The Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for its 2014-2015 Tourism Leadership Program. Designed to create a core of knowledgeable people with a unique, first-hand experience of the vast components of Tupelo’s tourism product, the program is open to anyone working in the hospitality industry.  “The Tourism Leadership Program helps educate members of […]

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Tupelo CVB wins several tourism awards at state conference

At the 2014 Governor’s Conference on Tourism at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi, which wrapped up today, the City of Tupelo was well represented, winning four awards via the Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau.  • CVB of the Year • Promotion of the Year for its “Center of Positivity” campaign • Attraction of the Year for […]

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Tupelo Oktoberfest to be held Oct. 30 in Fairpark

Ready for some music, beer and food, German style?  Then prepare for Tupelo Oktoberfest. Details are just now being rolled out, but Fairpark will be the site of the Tupelo Oktoberfest on Oct. 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. There’s no admission charge, but a $30 wristband for adults over 21 gives them access to […]

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Tupelo CVB will match tourism events up to $15,000

Got an event or festival for Tupelo that can boost tourism and promote Northeast Mississippi? How would you like some money to go toward promoting that event?  The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced its matching grant program for event promotion for fiscal year 2015.  The program’s goal is to fund the promotion of special events and festivals that […]

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Kay and Buddy Bain exhibit opens at Tupelo CVB

At the Tupelo Convention & Visitors Bureau, an exhibit opened today, highlighting Kay and Buddy Bain‘s extensive music career, which took them to the Grand Ole Opry several times, as well as an appearance on “Hee Haw.”  “Kay and Buddy were pioneers in the music industry,” said CVB Executive Director Neal McCoy. “We’ve been blessed to have […]

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Tupelo CVB needs restaurants, hotels, attractions to update their info

The Tupelo Convention and Visitors Bureau is updating the list of restaurants, hotels and attractions on its website. So, the CVB needs those businesses to review their information and send any updates to deputy director Stephanie Coomer at scoomer@tupelo.net. The information is needed by the end of the business day on Thursday, July 10. The […]

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Southern Living’s 10 reasons to visit Tupelo

Southern Living‘s Erin Shaw Street wrote the “10 Reasons to Visit Tupelo Now,” and if you haven’t read it, you should. The 10 reasons are places she visited – restaurants and stores dominate the list, and we know them all well. And, of course, Elvis’ birthplace is on it. We’ll give Southern Living and Ms. Street […]

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