Mississippi Children's Museum announces plans for "The Literacy Garden"

The Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) announced plans for a $2 million dollar expansion. This expansion includes “The Literacy Garden” project that will create an experiential, innovative outdoor space for visitors to interact with literacy and nature. For more information, CLICK HERE    Provide an outdoor literacy gallery to inspire and educate children through interactive and … Continued

Mississippi Tour Guide

There is even a Savings and Offers section so travelers can have your best deal right at their fingertips. Offers such as 2 for 1 at attractions, or free appetizer with dinner, 15 % off admission, credit to use in the gift shop. Just some… [read more]

Why We Exist

Tourism is economic development in its truest form. As the 4th largest private sector employer in Mississippi, our thriving industry accounts for over 84,000 direct jobs. Last year, 22 million people visited our state and spent $6.2 BILLION dollars. [read more]


MTA hosts two large annual events…our Governor’s Conference on Tourism in the Fall and MTA Spring Conference & Media Day in the Spring. We have various educational opportunities throughout the year in all regions of our state. Legislative Reception January 2017 Annual Spring Conference March 7-8, 2017 (tentative) MS Governor’s Conference on Tourism September 18-20, 2016 … Continued

Become a Member Today

MTA is the voice of the Tourism and Hospitality industry, our goal is to promote and advocate tourism, educate the public and to provide services to our members which will result in increased economic vitality and a positive image for the State of Mississippi. Membership is open to those in the hospitality industry as well as public … Continued