Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

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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New Upscale Crowne Plaza Hotel Opens in S.C.

ATLANTA (February 28, 2019) -- NorthPointe Hospitality Management announces the opening of the new Crowne Plaza® North Augusta, located in the $200-million Riverside Village development, along the banks of the Savannah River. The new 30-acre mixed-use development combines a beautifully crafted pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with single family homes, condominiums and apartments; a vibrant town and event…
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Checkers & Rally’s Announces Columbia Development Plan, 5 Restaurants

Off the heels of great statewide success, Checkers & Rally’s is planning a major expansion in the South Carolina – starting with Columbia -- bringing up to 5 restaurants (100 jobs) prioritizing sites around the college population hotbeds. Checkers & Rally's is doing this in a unique way utilizing the brand's Model 4.0 restaurant which…
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