The Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau has promoted Travis Currie to public relations manager. In this role, Currie will focus efforts on implementing strategic communications programs to support ACVB’s business plan and manage the day-to-day activities of the PR team. He will also be responsible for leveraging media relationships and opportunities to increase the visibility of Atlanta as a top U.S. travel destination.
“Travis’ passion for Atlanta makes him the ideal ambassador to share the city’s story with journalists,” says Heather Kirksey, director, public relations, ACVB. “Through his vision and leadership, we will continue to elevate Atlanta as a premier conventions, meetings and tourism destination.”
Previously, Currie served as both public relations specialist and coordinator at ACVB as well as communications coordinator for Visit South Walton. He is a graduate of University of West Florida with a degree in communication arts and public relations.
Established in 1913, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for the city and serves to favorably impact Atlanta’s economy through conventions and tourism. A private, not-for-profit organization, ACVB bolsters Atlanta’s $15 billion hospitality industry which generated 53 million visitors in 2017. For more info, visit atlanta.net.