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Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2021 – Daily, year-round service will arrive in time for summer vacations this year on Southwest Airlines. Today, the airline announced ten (10) new nonstop destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Beginning May 23, 2021, passengers will be able to travel to: Baltimore, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), and Nashville, TN (BNA); and additional nonstop service to Dallas, TX (DAL) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will begin May 29. Service to five (5) additional destinations will launch on June 6, 2021, which…

Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2021 – United Airlines is enhancing its summer schedule from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) with the introduction of seasonal service to three (3) new destinations. All three routes will begin service on May 27th and are available for booking via the airline’s website. Passengers traveling to Cleveland and St. Louis will enjoy the spacious CRJ-550 aircraft, equipped with 10 first class seats, 20 economy plus seats, 20 standard economy seats, Wi-Fi, more legroom and enough space for every customer to…

Download the PDF of the full release here. Myrtle Beach, S.C. (October 2021) - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, continues to safely welcome visitors to its 60 miles of gorgeous coastline, now boasting new attractions, accommodations, dining options, and more for 2021. Visit Myrtle Beach and its partner organizations continue to remind travelers to visit the destination responsibly and review the Healthy Travel section on VisitMyrtleBeach.com with the latest COVID-19 updates. The following is the latest information on new tourism developments in…

Fans of the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) have rallied behind the South Carolina airport, enabling MYR to secure the title “Best Small Airport” in the 2021 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards . The annual USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in the travel industry and nominees in all categories were chosen editorially by a panel of experts in partnership with 10Best editors, while the top ten winners were determined by popular vote. Voting took place over four weeks in January and drew together…

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After careful consideration and event attendee analysis with officials in Myrtle Beach, SC., the organizers of chili’s biggest annual event have announced the rescheduling of its 54th world championship to the fall of 2021. The new dates for the World Championships Chili Cook Off (WCCC) will now be September 17-19, 2021. “We know chiliheads are eager to get back to cooking after such a long year of postponements and inactivity as a result of the pandemic,” said Mike McCloud, President/CEO of…

The American Youth Cooperative for Esports (AYCE) and analytics firm Harena Data have partnered with tourism board Visit Myrtle Beach to launch an esports recruitment initiative. The ‘Golden Dragons’ programme will reward young American players with scholarships, jerseys, and a family vacation to Myrtle Beach, a popular tourist destination in South Carolina. Bill Dever, Chairman of AYCE, commented in a release: “Myrtle Beach is one of the nation’s first cities to adopt an esports initiative of this calibre and quality. We’re honoured that Visit…

MYR Achieves GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Thursday, November 5, 2020 10:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC, November 5th, 2020 – The Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is proud to announce its latest accomplishment in earning GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC). MYR is just the 8th airport in the world, and the only airport in the Carolinas and Georgia, to achieve this coveted accreditation. GBAC STAR™ is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation for facilities and is the new gold standard for cleanliness. The program is performance-based…

The inaugural Myrtle Beach College Beach Open is set to hit the beach on Saturday, November 7, 2020, at 900 N. Ocean Blvd. at the boardwalk beach volleyball courts in Myrtle Beach. Play begins at 8 am. This beach volleyball college-level women's open is a special tournament for NCAA Girls and junior and senior high school college commits. It will feature high-level players from 25 teams from many southeastern colleges such as Coastal Carolina University, University of North Carolina Wilmington, University of South Carolina, College of…

Myrtle Beach Convention Center has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, Myrtle Beach Convention Center has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility. As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation, GBAC STAR TM helps organizations establish…

2020 Myrtle Beach Bowl Date Announced

Friday, October 30, 2020 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

ESPN Events is set for the inaugural Myrtle Beach Bowl, scheduled to make its debut on Monday, Dec. 21, at 2:30 p.m. ET, on ESPN. “After many months of challenges, we are delighted to be bringing this game to the Myrtle Beach area,” said Rachel Quigley, Executive Director. “While this year may not be traditional, our team has worked tirelessly to establish this game and ensure its success for years to come.” The first installment of the bowl game will be played at Brooks Stadium, located on the campus of Coastal Carolina University. “We are…