About Us

About Us

Established in 1990, the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission (HTC), doing business as VISITHATTIESBURG, is the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) of the City of Hattiesburg, VISITHATTIESBURG. Created to promote the Greater Hattiesburg Area and its tourism product mix to potential visitors, the mission of VISITHATTIESBURG is to increase the economic impact of these visitors on our local economy. By marketing Hattiesburg's existing attractions, such as the Hattiesburg Zoo, Historic Saenger Theater, African American Military History Museum, Longleaf Trace Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Project, the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum and Hattiesburg's Historic Downtown, just to name a few, VISITHATTIESBURG has grown the local tourism industry to over $274 million in value to our local economy.