Featured Press Releases

Use this library of press releases written by the Charleston Area CVB media relations department to mine for story ideas, stay abreast of what is new in the destination and learn about the special events that take place throughout the year.

For additional story ideas, we invite you to visit our blog at www.charlestonly.com.

Charleston, South Carolina Welcomes Visitors This Weekend

For Immediate Release, August 2011

Hurricane Irene is projected to pass well to the east of Charleston, South Carolina putting the Charleston area hospitality industry back on track with plans for the upcoming weekend. We expect a clear and beautiful weekend in the Charleston area making it the perfect opportunity to enjoy special weekend lodging rates and deals.

Visit CharlestonPackages.com for special rates and packages.

Special Rate examples:
Ansonborough Inn: $159 (normally $259), AnsonboroughInn.com
Hilton Garden Inn: $119 (normally $159), CharlestonAirport.stayhgi.com
Holiday Inn: $109 (normally $149), Holiday-Inn.com/chastnairport

Package examples:
Savor Your Summer through Labor Day package offered by Wild Dunes Resort: Book your stay through September 5, 2011 in the AAA Four Diamond Rated Boardwalk Inn or Village at Wild Dunes Resort or select homes and condos and save. Stay 4 or more nights and receive 15% off. Stay 2-3 nights and receive 10% off. Plus, when you arrive on a Sunday, Monday or Tuesday you'll receive an additional $25 per night dining credit that can be used at any resort restaurant or on groceries at Hudson's Market. WildDunes.com
Escape to Charleston package offered by the Mills House: Receive a $50 Visa gift card to use in one of Charleston's restaurants, on gas or on anything else you like. Prices start at $159/night plus tax with no minimum stay requirement. MillsHouse.com

Editor’s Note: High resolution photography of the Charleston area is available for editorial use via this link: http://www.cleanpix.com/cleanpix/PublicViewSuitcase/7f3ad9c65beb20ccbd34a05041b4420b


Katie Chapman, Director of Media Relations, kchapman@explorecharleston.com, 843-805-3074
Perrin Lawson, Deputy Director, plawson@explorecharleston.com, 843-805-3050

“The mission of the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is to unify and lead the local travel industry in marketing the Charleston area as an individual, meeting, incentive and group destination to both the domestic and international markets.”


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