Macon, GA--National Travel and Tourism weeks kicked off at the start of May!
Although much of the country is on lockdown due to Covid-19 Visit Macon plans to celebrate the week virtually with different events.

“We celebrate the spirit of Travel and Tourism week and salute the 3,800 hospitality workers in Macon-Bibb. Tourism generates over $10 million annually in local taxes saving residents $500 a year. While we celebrate NTTW virtually in 2020, we look forward to welcoming back our visitors in the future,” said Gary Wheat, President & CEO of Visit Macon.

Virtual events which will include:
Ingleside Village Pizza: Making a Pizza w/Tina Dickson
Make a Kazoo w/Visit Macon
Cookie Making w/Felicia’s Cake Factory
Make Piedmont Brewery’s Beer Cheese Mac & Cheese
Hand Lettering art class with Mama Hawk Draws
“Life’s a Peach in Macon, Georgia” Coloring Project (the completed coloring sheets will be displayed at Navicient Health, Coliseum Medical Centers and Coliseum Northside Hospital to honor healthcare professionals)

The coloring project will be used as a time to honor all local healthcare workers for their on-going efforts dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Completed pages can be dropped at Visit Macon's location in Downtown. (450 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Macon, Georgia 31201)

As the state of Georgia begins to open back up, officials with the organization say they are already beginning to plan a campaign on how to encourage people to visit the city "Where Soul Lives".

If you'd like to learn more about Visit Macon CLICK HERE for more.