Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

State Museum to Light 55ft. Pumpkin Planetarium for Halloween

WHO: South Carolina State Museum WHAT: The South Carolina State Museum invites the media and public to help celebrate the annual lighting of its Pumpkin Planetarium. Each year the 55ft. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina planetarium dome is lit by Ambient Media to look like a giant jack-o-lantern. It's brilliant orange glow can be see…
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Experience the Interactive Museum of OZ this October

Wizard of Oz Halloween Themed Events and Experiences Planned for the Entire Month COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Saturday, Sept. 28, the South Carolina State Museum will once again transform into the Museum of Oz, enhanced with even more exciting “Oz” events for the entire family all month. From the giant 30ft long x 12ft high…
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636 Acres in the Lynches River Watershed Now Conserved

COLUMBIA, SC— Over 630 acres along Red Oak Camp Creek, a tributary of the Lynches River in Kershaw County, are now conserved thanks to the collaborative efforts of the landowner, Congaree Land Trust (CLT) and the Lynches River Conservation Fund housed at Central Carolina Community Foundation (CCCF). Now under conservation easement, Red Oak Farm permanently…
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CAE Unveils New Mamava Pod in Partnership with Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 23, 2019) – The Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE hereafter) and Riverbanks Zoo and Garden today unveiled a new addition on the concourse – a Mamava lactation and breastfeeding pod. The private, secure suite provides mothers with a new option for breastfeeding and pumping while traveling. “We’re always looking for ways to enhance…
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Vista Guild Welcomes Abby Naas as Executive Director

COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 7, 2019)—The Congaree Vista Guild, a non-profit, membership-based organization comprised of a variety of restaurants, hotels, businesses, galleries and homeowners in Columbia’s Vista, has hired Abby Naas as its new executive director. [caption id="attachment_23771" align="alignleft" width="225"] Vista Guild Welcomes Abby Naas as Executive Director[/caption] Naas come to the Vista from the Columbia…
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City Center Partnership Unveils Rosie at First Thursday on Main

Columbia, SC –August 1, 2019– City Center Partnership will unveil Rosie, its new TSM Ariamatic 240 – Street Vacuum, during First Thursday on Main. Rosie will be unveiled August 1, 5:30 pm, on the corner of Hampton and Main Streets. Rosie is the first electric litter vacuum cleaner with an autonomous driving system and Follow…
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SC Restaurant and Lodging Association Welcomes New Communications Manager

[caption id="attachment_22364" align="alignleft" width="250"] Lenza Jolley[/caption] (Columbia, SC) — The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) recently welcomed Lenza Jolley as their new Communications Manager. Jolley will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic communications campaigns to increase awareness, value and membership of the SCRLA. Prior to joining the SCRLA, Jolley served as communications…
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Country Music Artist Cody Webb Promotes Tourism in His Home Town

The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Office (CCLMC) is in partnership with Nashville Country Music Star, Cody Webb. Webb grew up in Saluda County on Lake Murray and is proud to promote the Lake Murray Country region. “I’m so excited about this opportunity to represent Capital City/Lake Murray Country. I spent all of my…
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Loyal South Carolina Subway® Guests to Enjoy Enhanced Dining Experience with Local Restaurant Refresh

[caption id="attachment_21118" align="alignnone" width="1141"] The new restaurant design at Subway restaurants – shown here at a shop on Pelham Road in Greenville, S.C. – gets a boost with a corporate investment for franchises. (Subway Photo)[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C., (March 27, 2019) — South Carolina Subway® restaurants near you are getting a refresh. Subway announces today a…
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