Press Release

New Visitor Center Opening at City Market


Tanvi Chauhan



SAVANNAH, Ga. - Visit Savannah is pleased to announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of a new Visitor Information Center located at City Market on Friday, Aug. 5, at 11 a.m.

Visit Savannah has Visitor Information Centers (VICs) in several different locations around the city: on River Street, Tybee Island, I-95 Welcome Center, and the main one at the corner of MLK blvd and Louisville Rd. The City Market location will be the city’s fifth Visitor Information Center. 

As many destination marketing organizations around the country are closing or scaling back on Visitor Centers, Visit Savannah is adding more, encouraged by the increased visitation each year. “We are pleased to now be able to provide visitor information to the tens of thousands of visitors to the City Market area each year,” says Visit Savannah President Joseph Marinelli. “We are always looking for more ways to ensure that the growing number of visitors to our community have the best possible visitor experience.”

This new VIC is also a conscious effort to provide more exposure to our local businesses that work and advertise with Visit Savannah on our website, VisitSavannahTV, and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Corey Jones, Visit Savannah Chairman, notes that “the addition of a fifth Visitor Information Center provides more promotional opportunities to the hundreds of small businesses that are Savannah Chamber members. Our research tells us that visitors to Savannah and Chatham County want to support local businesses, and with this new location, we will help drive more traffic to them.”

All media are encouraged to attend the grand opening this Friday!

For more information or media assistance, contact Tanvi Chauhan at [email protected] or 912.644.6429.

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Visit Savannah serves as the official destination marketing organization for the Savannah area tourism industry and is committed to driving economic prosperity in the greater Savannah community through increased overall visitation and related spending while continuing to build upon Savannah’s image as a world-class destination.