Author: Stephanie Molina

As the Beaumont CVB's Director of Marketing, Stephanie creates marketing and promotional collateral to help sell Beaumont as a leisure travel, meeting & sports market. She is the mother of two girls. Her free time includes scouring the internet in search of DIY inspiration and how-to videos. She has a slight obsession with miniatures.

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE RESTAURANT WEEK IN BEAUMONT! The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) invite everyone to eat out during the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event will showcase local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrate what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Participating restaurants will offer special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40. #EATBMT Restaurant Week featured menus and a schedule of special foodie events is available by

The 2016 Convention of the Gulf States Camera Club Council will be held in Beaumont, Texas on Thursday, May 5th through Saturday, May 7th at the MCM Elegante Hotel . The Gulf States Camera Club Convention will consist of three days of fun and education from industry experts Rick Sammon, William Innes, Judy Host, and others. In addition to tons of learning opportunities, there will also be field trips to shooting locations visited by wildlife photographers from all over the world. Participants will also enjoy valuable networking with fellow photographers who share a similar passion.

Beaumont shopping is down-right awesome, y'all. We're very pleased to announce that ShopAcrossTexas.com has just released The 2016 List of Best Stores in Texas  and several of Beaumont favorites have made the cut.  Congratulations to these seven fabulous Beaumont stores! Bella Bella  is Beaumont's premier destination for formal and special occasion dresses. Burns Antik Haus  is where you'll find treasures gathered from all around the globe. Ella + Scott  is your go-to spot for stylish outfits and fashion staples.  Gaudie and Co.  a

The Beaumont CVB, Port Arthur CVB and Jefferson County Partners have released the Official Southeast Texas Visitors Guide just in time for the busy summer travel season. The annual publication promotes tourism highlights for Beaumont, Port Arthur, Nederland, Port Neches & Groves and features articles cover a 3-day road trip itinerary, local trails, good eats and much more. Check out the Digital Version  or request your free copy   here .

Beaumont CVB Celebrates Economic Impact of Meetings at Hall of Fame Dinner February 3, 2015 Yes, the economy in Beaumont benefited from tourism revenue, from meeting business, to the tune of $21.7 million in 2014! Meetings mean business in Beaumont. Hotels, local restaurants, bars and retail shops all benefit from guests to our city. Out of town guests paid taxes and brought new money to our area. Local sales tax contributes to city funds to support our schools, fire department, police and other vital areas of our city. Our citizens benefit when travelers visit Beaumont. Beaumont

Seasons Greetings from the Beaumont CVB! In case you missed it, the CVB hosted its  Holiday Open House  on December 10th. This year, clients and partners were invited to "Get a Clue about the Beaumont CVB" with an interactive mystery game. We had a wonderful time seeing everyone and hope you and yours have the very merriest of holidays! Enjoy these event photos (by the fabulous  Lacie Grant ) and have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!     

Last week I was one of 64 exhibitors attending Travel Media Showcase  in Lake Charles, LA. Travel Media Showcase is a trade show that allows destinations to connect with journalists interested in writing about their cities. My booth partner Darragh (from  the Port Arthur CVB ), and I spoke with over 30 travel writers about what's new, the  food scene ,  outdoor adventures ,  trails  and the  overall story  of our region. These writers hailed from all parts of the US and travel the world for a living. It's a privilege to represent Beaumont

In May of each year, we celebrate  National Travel and Tourism Week along with hospitality and travel professionals across the United States. What is National Travel & Tourism Week? National Travel and Tourism Week is a nationwide week of events that serves to champion the power of our industry. A wide cross section of travel and tourism professionals work throughout the week to promote the impactful contributions their travel markets and organizations make to the U.S. economy. Texas has proclaimed May 3-11, 2013 as Texas Travel and Tourism Week and is asking all of us to

Visiting friends and family over the holidays?  If you're looking for a little something extra way to make the most out of your visit, look no further. Here are the top 5 things to do while you're in Beaumont over the holiday season.   1.  Shop Local . Beaumont has tons of great boutiques and fabulous antique stores. If you're in town this weekend, don't miss  Christmas on Calder . 2.   Festivities Galore . See the sites and fill your schedule with these fun holiday happenings. 3.  Eat , Drink and Be Merry! Tis the season, so why not indulge in

Pardon us while we take a moment to celebrate. We have some wonderful news to share... The Official Best Of  has awarded Beaumont "Best Year Round Destination - 2013!" Their television program,  The Official Best of Texas  will air on KTVT-CBS 11, Dallas on Sunday June 9th at 12:30 pm and on The Discovery Channel on June 5th at 5:00 am Eastern/Pacific Time, 6:00 am Mountain Time and 4:00 am Central Time, as well as on the popular  OfficialBestOf.com  travel website.    There are so many great things about our City and we are absolutely thrilled and