Georgia's Tourism Community Helps Neighbors in Need
In facing the challenge of COVID-19, destinations across Georgia have been stepping in with creative ways to help healthcare workers, first responders, employees, residents, and others hit hard by the coronavirus. Sharing messages of community pride and optimism while extending generosity and hospitality, Georgia’s destinations show that they always have Georgians on their minds.
Here are a few examples of tourism neighbors helping neighbors around the state.
Showing community pride in Augusta
A local business owner in Augusta created a campaign to encourage community spending called “Reunion.” They are giving away shirts to anyone that provides a $20 receipt from a local restaurant or business.
Making hand sanitizer in Athens
Helping restaurant employees on Tybee Island
Spreading hope in Dunwoody
Connecting farmers with families in Hinesville
And those are just a few of the amazing examples from the last few weeks. By focusing on supporting their communities, Georgia tourism businesses are ensuring that when travel resumes, the local restaurants, shops, and experiences that visitors have always loved will continue to thrive and will be ready to welcome back visitors when the time is right.