Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

Lizard’s Thicket Raises $3,600 for Local Charities in Honor of 40th Anniversary

40th anniversary mug sales raise funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia, Sharing God's Love and Palmetto Place Children's Shelter. COLUMBIA, S.C. (October 26, 2017) – Lizard’s Thicket has raised $3,600 through sales of its limited edition 40th anniversary coffee mugs. Local non-profits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia,Sharing God's Love and Palmetto Place Children's Shelter will each receive donations of…
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Columbia Olive Garden General Manager Receives National Recognition

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Mike Hooks, General Manager of the Olive Garden in Columbia, has achieved parent company Darden Restaurants’ Diamond Club status. He was recognized this year for his commitment to delivering guest experiences at the highest level, while making a difference in the lives of guests and team members, as well as in his community.…
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Five Points Announces Launch of Selfie Spot Promotion

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 26, 2017) – The Five Points Association has announced the launch of a new promotion in Columbia’s original village neighborhood.  The “Selfie Spot” promotion consists of seven iconic locations within the Five Points neighborhood, encouraging patrons to stop and take a selfie.  Social media enthusiasts are encouraged to post the selfies, tagging Five Points’…
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Cantina 76 Celebrates Success in the Upstate as One-Year Mark Approaches

Cantina 76 Celebrates Success in the Upstate as One-Year Mark Approaches Continuous growth is anticipated as Columbia-based restaurant hits milestone and closes in on expansion to Kiawah GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 25, 2017) – Cantina 76 is poised to celebrate its one-year anniversary in its ONE City Plaza location on Greenville’s energetic Main Street, where the…
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Camden – Kershaw County Tourism Partners Announce “Guide to Outdoor Life in Kershaw County”

Digital guide highlights the best places for hiking, paddling and cycling in parks and natural areas throughout the county. CAMDEN, S.C. (June 28, 2017)—The Camden – Kershaw County Tourism Partnership announces that their new 70-page digital Guide to Outdoor Life in Kershaw County is live and available for free use at ClassicallyCarolina.com/outdoors. The guide highlights 34 outdoor life…
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Green Book of S.C. Travel Guide to Increase Impact of $2.4 Billion S.C. African American Travel Industry 

Major new international tourism tool launched by S.C. African American Heritage Commission [caption id="attachment_9611" align="alignleft" width="300"] Green Book of S.C. Travel Guide[/caption] (COLUMBIA, S.C.) — The first-ever mobile travel guide to S.C. African American cultural sites, the Green Book of South Carolina, has been launched by the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission, offering residents…
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