ATLANTA, GA (March 9, 2017) – Southeast Tourism Society (STS) is proud to announce its corporate partnership with Advance Travel and Tourism.

“The mission of STS is to promote travel and tourism throughout the Southeast via
a variety of education, advocacy, recognition and networking programs.  Our partnership with Advance Travel and Tourism will enhance our mission to spotlight all the unique elements the southeast United States has to offer.” said Bill Hardman, President and CEO of STS. “We could not be more delighted to partner with an organization whose goals and objectives so clearly align with ours.”

“Relationships matter in life and in business alike.  When it came time to find a partner for Advance Travel and Tourism to align with, the Southeast Tourism Society was an easy choice. We both believe in strong partnerships, and continued education within our industry, so we are the best we can be in promoting the travel and tourism industry. It’s fun working with people who all want positive growth for the same cause,” said Joseph Dabbs, sales director at Advance Travel and Tourism.

 “We have been involved with STS for many years. The work they are doing is changing the tourism industry across the Southeast.  It is our privilege to partner with an organization that believes in the power of tourism for our local and regional economies.   Through relationships and education, we are able to share ideas and create a rising tide of success for all tourism organizations across the Southeast,” said Ray Hydrick, sales manager at Advance Travel and Tourism.  “The STS leadership and its members are more than just a business relationship for us, they are our family and friends.”

Advance Travel and Tourism will be onsite at the upcoming STS Spring Symposium, March 27-29, in Knoxville, Tennessee, giving STS members an opportunity to learn more about the company.  


About Advance Travel and Tourism

Advance Travel & Tourism is a destination marketing team within Advance Local, one of the leading media and marketing companies in the United States. From local to regional, national or international, we reach can reach travelers everywhere. We are experts in the development and delivery of highly effective digital marketing solutions for the travel and tourism industry.

About Southeast Tourism Society (STS) 
Founded in 1983, the Southeast Tourism Society ( is dedicated to promoting and developing tourism to and within its 12 member states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Additional STS Corporate Partners include ADARA, AJR Media Group, Amtrak, Charles Ryan Associates, ITI Digital, Madden Media and Paramore Digital.  STS headquarters are in Atlanta.

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