South Carolina tourism Web site gets $500,000 upgrade

...online last month at the same address of http://discoversouthcarolina.com, helps the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism draw travelers to South Carolina where tourism is an $18 billion a year industry."The Web site is our primary...

SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

...veto. The remaining half will create a one-year, grant-awarding program through the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, dubbed "Undiscovered South Carolina."Haley argued the budget needs to take care of existing state parks...

Woodrow's Wilson's SC house gets state boost

...Lourie, D-Richland, said the $250,000 would be used in partnership with the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism for a national marketing campaign.The Woodrow Wilson House, the only presidential home in the state, reopened...

2014 Summer Camps Guide - DAY CAMPS

...What Does the Fox Say); Aug. 4-8 (Hollywood); Aug. 11-15 (Endless Summer)AIKEN COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM: discoveraikencounty.com; (803) 642-7559 or (803) 663-6142; elangston@aikencountysc.gov; Summer...

"Famously Hot" Columbia vies for tourists

...said is probably conservative.A study by the U.S. Travel Association for the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism shows that in 2012, domestic travelers spent almost $572 million in Richland County, where Columbia is located...

Joseph Fraser

...of the Year by Hilton Head Island's Presbyterian Men of the Church. He served on the South Carolina Parks, Recreation and Tourism Board, was the first president of the Hilton Head Island Homebuilders Association and was a member of the South...

Christmas in Hopelands lights up season in Aiken

...recreation program coordinator for the Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the sponsor of the event. "It is a walk-through event...checking the Facebook page for the Aiken Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

SC tourism officials to promote 'barbecue trail'

...college football games.To pay for that marketing blitz, lawmakers have given the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism more than $20 million in new money over the past two years, most of that money going to pay for advertising...

South Carolina tourism still not back to levels before Great Recession

...in 2007 was the strongest year we had," said Duane Parrish, the head of the state's Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. "We're not quite back to that level yet, but we're the closest we have been since then."Officials have...

Garden Gnome upcoming events camellias, Cold Creek, garden festival lectures poinsettia for primrose

...Cultural Center.? And save the date for March 2. Join Cold Creek Nurseries and the City of Aiken Parks, Recreation, and Tourism for a day trip to the Southern Home and Garden Show at the Park Expo and Conference Center in Charlotte, N...