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Galveston News in Amarande Schmidt's blog

28/04/2017

Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Historic Buildings

When visiting the beach or relaxing at one of Galveston’s renowned resort hotels, the island’s historic past might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But a closer look reveals that while there was a Native American population before Europeans arrived in the early 16th century, it wasn’t until the 18th and 19th centuries that Galveston became a key North...

27/04/2017

Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Ways to Send Your Stay Into Overtime

Galveston Island is a beautiful, historic beach destination known for its great weather all year round. Here’s a list of activities to consider: • Explore the glass pyramids of family resort Moody Gardens. Here you can tour through a living rainforest replica, one of the largest aquariums in Texas and check out cool exhibits in the Discovery Museum. • Splash...

26/04/2017

Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Spring Break on a Budget

Soak up the Beach. Put on your bathing suit and get out the sunscreen and head to the Island’s cool beaches – Stewart Beach Park, R.A. Apffel Park (East Beach) and Beach Pocket Park on the West End. All told, Galveston has 32 miles of beaches to sink your toes into. Galveston has the longest continuous sidewalk in America on its beachfront – Seawall Boulevard – ...

25/04/2017

Galveston Capital Tourism and Marketing Avoiding the Principal's Office

Remember when you were a kid being sent to the principal’s office was the worst feeling in the world. Well, cruise ships have a Principal’s Office of sorts in the form of what some travelers call the “naughty room.” When your luggage does not arrive in your cabin it’s most likely waiting for you in the bowels of the ship in a special “holding cell” where...