The Mississippi Tourism Association is an association comprised of tourism professionals established with a mission is to unite all sectors of the tourism industry through advocacy, promotion and education. Membership is open to those in the hospitality industry as well as public service organizations and allied businesses.

Tourism is the 4th largest industry in Mississippi, employing more than 101,220 people and generating more than $6.727 BILLION in visitor spending. More than 23.4 MILLION people visited Mississippi in the past year. Our association was created to be the voice of tourism for our industry partners around the state. We work to strengthen and grow the state’s tourism sectors to ensure all visitors to Mississippi have a positive experience with everyone they encounter within Mississippi’s travel and tourism industry.

MTA also provides quality education and training opportunities as well as networking tools for our members. Through collaborative and grassroots advocacy, we strive to strengthen the tourism industry and achieve our vision to transform Mississippi’s economy through increased visitor spending and overall travel industry growth.

Danielle Morgan, Executive Director
Mississippi Tourism Association