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Rants & Raves

...special one hired for tours on Saturdays. But it is nice to look at. I do wish the city or the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau could afford to run tour trolleys.MY NEIGHBORS ARE anxiously awaiting the $8 million worth of cleaning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-07/rants-raves
Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau executive resigns

...first executive director in March 2006, six months after the bureau leaders withdrew from the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau and incorporated. She was tasked with promoting the county as a tourist destination and to attract...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-10-19/columbia-co
Rants & Raves

...BILL KIRBY. Your Monday Feb. 20 column is the complete opposite of what could help our Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. Can't you think of anything positive besides the Masters? How about a postcard of the Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-03-02/rants-raves
Canal plans for development

...the Housing and Economic Development Department, the Judicial Center Committee and the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. Reach Rob Pavey at 868-1222, ext. 119 or rob.pavey@augustachronicle.com. If You Go Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-02-21/canal-plans-development
Sports helps Big Easy recover

...outside the boundaries of its own sector," said Stephen Perry, the president of the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors' Bureau. "Sports, in our recovery, may have been the single key element because the highest-profile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/24/oth_525104.shtml
Other sports
City attempting to rebuild image

...the game, most of the fans will be local, said Mary Beth Romig, spokeswoman for the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau. "It puts a few heads in beds," Romig said. "But it also brings the city corporate exposure and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/29/pro_137597.shtml
NFL
Boards allow shared input

...visitors bureaus of Columbia and Richmond counties are ready to make nice. Board members of the Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau voted unanimously Thursday to welcome a nonvoting representative from the Columbia County Convention...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/19/bus_82053.shtml
Business | Columbia County Commission
Selling Augusta

...It helps if that hook is attached to a fat, juicy worm called the Masters Tournament. The Augusta Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau is bringing party planners and writers to town this week and showing them around the course. The guests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/05/bus_76075.shtml
Business | Augusta National Golf Club
First impressions of Augusta

Charlie Gabel says your first view of Augusta can be picturesque, disastrous or somewhere between the two, depending on when you happen to glance out the window on the drive in.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/03/met_75618.shtml
Metro | Harlem High School
Friendship may aid counties' ties

...relations between the two counties were strained, with Columbia County pulling away from the Augusta-Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau to start its own visitors bureau. Columbia County also looked to join a lake partnership for economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/18/met_70703.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Columbia County Commission