Galveston.com & Company, creators of the official website of Galveston Island tourism and marketing and partner with The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau, recently announced the launch of all-new Galveston.com TV apps. The travel channel, streaming in almost 3,000 Galveston Island hotel rooms since 2013, is now available in the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Apple TV devices; the Amazon App Store for Amazon Fire devices; Google Play for Android devices, and on Roku Streaming TV & Media Players.
Galveston.com TV provides current and future Island visitors with comprehensive event and insider information for one of Texas’s most historic and enchanting destinations. Broadcasting 24 hours a day with nightlife, restaurant, and attraction reporting, Galveston.com TV is the premier source for local insights on this Island destination only an hour from downtown Houston - all in glorious high definition.
Galveston.com TV Features:
Includes official travelogues from The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Upcoming event and festival information
Dining & nightlife information
Nature, outdoor, and attraction information
Galveston.com TV content providers include The Grand 1894 Opera House, Pier 21, Mitchell Historic Properties, GetMe, The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, Olympia Grill at Pier 21, The Kitchen Chick, Moody Gardens, Artist Boat, Waterman’s Restaurant, Bayside at Waterman’s, and many more.
Lee Roane, president and founder of Galveston.com & Company says, "Our launch of the new Galveston.com TV coincides with the 22nd Anniversary of the very first Galveston.com website that went live back in 1994. It really is incredible to be able to look back on those two decades, and see how far we've come technologically."
"For many visitors to Galveston, their experience begins during the planning phase, and the new Galveston.com TV, along with our award-winning website, will give them the tools to plan their ideal, customized vacation," says Jim Cordell, Galveston.com & Company vice-president. He adds, "Our partnership with The Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau has been mutually beneficial, and both organizations are looking forward to continued growth and success."
Galveston Island is a historic beach town located on the Gulf of Mexico just 50 miles from Houston. The island is best known as a vacation destination, offering 32 miles of beaches, a variety of family attractions, Texas’ premier cruise port and one of the largest and well-preserved concentrations of Victorian architecture in the country, including several National Historic Landmarks. Galveston Island is home to popular amusements such as Moody Gardens and Schlitterbahn Galveston Island Waterpark, as well as a variety of museums and recreational activities from surfing to birding.
For more information on Galveston Island visit http://www.galveston.com or call 1-888-GAL-ISLE.
Pricing and Availability
Galveston.com TV is free of charge. Requires iOS 9.0 and/or Android 3.0, or later.
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Be Part of Galveston.com TV!
Viewers of Galveston.com TV love the Island, but most important? They want to feel like they're getting "insider information" from the people who know Galveston Island best. We welcome the opportunity to visit with representatives of local businesses, attractions, event coordinators, organizations, and more about how you can be a part of this wonderful digital world of Galveston.com TV. To find out more, please contact Galveston.com's Director of Digital Media & Marketing, Scott Moon. He can be reached by phone at (409)765-3511, or by email here.