Explore Gwinnett is now the name for the former Gwinnett Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Friday, February 8
Gwinnett County's tourism organization, which is responsible for planning events at the Gwinnett Arena and Coolray Field, among other sites, is rebranding itself. According to a news release, the organization is now calling itself Explore Gwinnett, with the tag line "Atlanta's Playground." “We truly feel that our new name, branding and logo pull together so many positive aspects of Gwinnett’s reputation with visitors,” Lisa Anders, executive director of Explore Gwinnett, said in the release. “Gwinnett is a vibrant, active community and there are so many things to do. Visitors love to explore, so we are inviting them to explore Gwinnett.” The organization, which is based in Duluth, works to bring some 2 million visitors annually to Gwinnett…
Gwinnett County's 6th annual International Restaurant Week features cuisine from around the world.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
High airfares and checked baggage fees are making it less appetizing for many to travel nowadays. But next week, you can have a chance to take your taste buds on a tour of the world. The Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting its 6th annual International Restaurant Week. From September 19-22, diners can enjoy a three-course meal from 20 participating restaurants for $21.21. Choices include Mexican, Mediterranean, Moroccan and more. “The large majority of our restaurants are independent restaurants, and we worked very hard this year to expand the ethnic opportunities for diners," said Lisa Anders, GCVB Deputy Director in a release. The Lawrenceville restaurants participating in restaurant week are Athens Kouzzina, Dominick’s, …