Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

EdVenture hires Margaret Clarkson as director of marketing

[caption id="attachment_3974" align="alignleft" width="235"] EdVenture's Marketing Director Margaret Clarkson[/caption] EdVenture is pleased to announce the hiring of Margaret Clarkson as the organization’s Director of Marketing. Clarkson, who grew up in Columbia, returns to the Midlands after 23 years where she worked in branding as a partner for Brand & Buzz in Washington D.C. and before…
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Celebrate Bastille Day with French beverages at World of Beer July 14

Date: Thursday, July 14 Time: 5-7 P.M. Location: World of Beer, 902 Gervais Street Suite F, Columbia, SC 29201 Join us in celebrating Bastille Day by storming the World of Beer in the Vista to meet new members and network with friends. Light hor d'oeuvres will be provided to be paired with the tavern's selection…
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Riverbanks Zoo adds to senior management team

[Columbia, SC] – As Destination Riverbanks continues to soar, the Zoo also is spreading its wings with new additions to its senior management team. Riverbanks recently welcomed the return of Breta Rheney as chief financial officer. The University of South Carolina graduate is a certified public accountant (CPA) who brings more than 30 years of…
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Wingate Columbia/Lexington receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Lexington, SC – 09, June, 2016 – Wingate by Wyndham, Columbia/Lexington, SC today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located…
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Leanna Lee Joins Wingate by Wyndham Lexington as Director of Sales

The Wingate by Wyndham is pleased to welcome Leanna Lee as their new Director of Sales. Prior to joining IMIC Hotels, Leanna spent five years as the Senior Sales Manager with the Great Wolf Lodge in Charlotte/Concord, NC. She is most noted for her management of the Democratic National Convention at the resort. She is…
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June Events at Historic Columbia

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 18, 2016)— Whether it be Victorian pastimes or Past Adventures or cooling off in Cottontown, enjoy this famously hot June in the capital city with Historic Columbia. The full June events calendar is below. TOURS Historic House Museum Tours Tuesday – Saturday | 10am-3pm Sunday | 1-4pm | Tours leave at the…
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Harvest Week at Motor Supply Returns June 7-12

May 25, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Motor Supply Co. Bistro will celebrate summer in Columbia by honoring local farms during the savory, signature annual food event, Harvest Week at Motor Supply, June 7-12, 2016. The Midlands community is invited to join the farm-to-fork restaurant and 14 local, sustainable farms from across the Midlands for Harvest…
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Fatz Cafe completes major renovation in Lexington

LEXINGTON, S.C., March 31, 2016 – Individuals who visit the Lexington FATZ Cafe will be the first to experience the restaurant’s reenergized layout and offering. Guests can expect to enjoy the quality Southern-inspired food that FATZ Cafe is known for in a space that provides updated décor, more flexible seating and new menu items from…
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Motor Supply Co. Bistro Participates in Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week

May 11, 2016 (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Motor Supply Co. Bistro will participate in “Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week,” a week long celebration of locally grown food, May 13-21; preceding the self-guided “Midlands Farm Tour,” May 21, 2016. After a hiatus in 2015, the Midlands Food Alliance presents “Midlands Farm to Restaurant Week” and “Midlands Farm…
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