Plan Your 4th of July Celebration With SouthCoast USA

June 24, 2009

Group Representing 11 Distinctive Gulf Coast Destinations Premiers New Website Featuring Upcoming Events

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ — SouthCoast USA, a multi-state consortium of 11 destinations along Interstate 10 and the Gulf of Mexico committed to promoting the diversity of the region, today announced its new website featuring upcoming events for Independence Day celebrations.

“As people start to plan their 4th of July holiday, we wanted to make sure that all the information about the beautiful SouthCoast destinations is at their fingertips,” said Mike Foster, Chairman of SouthCoast USA and the EVP of Gulf Shores, Alabama tourism. “Whether you’re visiting one spot or exploring many, this website can help you plan everything from fireworks displays, to festivals and restaurant specials.”

SouthCoast USA destination partners include, Lake Charles, Lafayette, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Houma, and North Shore, Louisiana; Mississippi’s West Coast and Ocean Springs, Mississippi; Mobile and Gulf Shores-Orange Beach, Alabama; and Pensacola, Florida.

“The Gulf Coast region offers something for everyone and we wanted to make the SouthCoast website a one-stop-shop for travelers to maximize their experience,” said Kim Priez, Vice President of Tourism for New Orleans and former chair of SouthCoast USA Board.

A key element of the website is a link to each individual destination that features upcoming events, attractions, and hotel deals to allow consumers the ease of planning their trip to the South Coast region.

In addition to Independence Day celebrations, Pensacola has an array of year-long celebrations commemorating its 450th anniversary. Spanish explorer, Don Tristan de Luna de Arellano discovered Pensacola in 1559, predating even St. Augustine (1565) and Jamestown, VA (1607). For more information on upcoming events please visit www.celebratepensacola.com

For more information on Independence Day celebrations in any of the SouthCoast USA destinations, please visit www.SouthCoastUSA.com.


Source: newswire

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