Jaree Fortin
Jaree Fortin

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Jaree Fortin
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Galveston Island CVB
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United States


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The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau (GICVB) is the official destination marketing organization for Galveston Island, Texas as accredited by Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI). The GICVB is a non-profit government agency tasked with promoting Galvestons diverse tourism offerings to travelers across the region and globe.

Along with operating the Galveston Island Visitor Information Center, the bureau employs an award-winning staff of group sales, marketing and public relations, convention services, and special event professionals to help draw the more than 5 million leisure and business travelers that visit Galveston each year. The CVB plays an integral role in developing and sustaining the Galveston tourism industry, which provides a $1 billion economic impact to the local economy annually while accounting for a third of all Galveston jobs.
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We are an island steeped in history, celebrating a dynamic economy, with an eclectic blend of residents who embrace a culture of togetherness. There is much more than the 32 miles of pristine beaches to visit when coming to Galveston. We have centuries of history to explore, preservation efforts to celebrate, and a uniqueness that makes us unlike any other coastal city. An Island off the Coast of Texas!