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Jan 15, 2014, 10:10 ET
Early morning 1,500-meter swim signals the start of annual Turtle Crawl Triathlon and NestFest, a family oriented fundraising event celebrating the launch of sea turtle nesting season on Jekyll Island.  This year's three-race Turtle Crawl series, on May 17, 2014, will consist of two triathlons for elite athletes and a 5K run.  The accompanying NestFest educational activities include the release back into the Atlantic Ocean of a sea turtle recently rehabilitated at Jekyll Island's renowned Georgia Sea Turtle Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island)

Registration Opens for 12th Annual Turtle Crawl Triathlon on Jekyll Island

 Registration is now open for one of Jekyll Island's most-popular traditions, the annual Turtle Crawl Triathlon and NestFest celebrating...

Oct 22, 2013, 10:12 ET

Former stars highlight 34th annual Georgia-Florida Golf Classic

 The 34th annual Georgia-Florida Golf Classic will feature 18 former 'Dawgs and Gators serving as the event's official celebrities. The Classic...

Oct 08, 2013, 10:12 ET

Proposed Jekyll Island Master Plan Available for Public Review

The Jekyll Island Authority is currently updating its Master Plan, the agency's guiding document for overall management of the state-owned island...

Jul 17, 2013, 10:17 ET

Jekyll Island Reports Growing Tourism, Adds Retail Tenants

The Jekyll Island Authority Board received positive reports during its monthly board meeting held July 15. Jekyll Island saw an increase in...

Jun 24, 2013, 08:00 ET

Jekyll Island Revitalization Provides A Boost To Tourism

 Since opening slightly more than a year ago, the Jekyll Island Convention Center has consistently reported positive growth in the number of...

Mar 06, 2013, 11:34 ET

The Social Network of the South to Host Inaugural Social Media Summit on Historic Jekyll Island, Georgia

 Southern, gentile charm meets the abounding digital age when the first ever forum devoted to Southern bloggers and regional businesses...

Dec 12, 2012, 11:16 ET
Jekyll Island Club Hotel $126 January Room Special.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Jekyll Island Club Hotel $126 January Room Special

Ring in the New Year and kick off 2013 at our Historic Hotel of America. We have some great deals and getaways in store for the new year, so make...

Nov 30, 2012, 09:32 ET

Hyatt Place and Westin Coming to Jekyll Island Beach Village

Plans for the new Jekyll Island Beach Village are becoming a reality with the addition of two globally recognized hotel brands. Unveiled in 2010,...

Nov 20, 2012, 09:00 ET
Laugh It Up at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Comedy Night Comes to the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Join us at the Historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel located off the coast of Georgia!  We will be hosting our inaugural Comedy Weekend featuring...

Nov 19, 2012, 14:29 ET

Jekyll Island Westin Hotel Project Moving Forward

 The Westin Jekyll Island will now move forward, thanks in part to the Jekyll Island Tourism Development Fund.  The development of the...

Oct 22, 2012, 09:53 ET
Celebrate with the Jekyll Island Club Hotel!  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Jekyll Island Club Hotel's Anniversary Celebration Continues In December & January

As we near the end of another Historic year at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel we would like to continue celebrating in December and extend our...

Sep 20, 2012, 09:53 ET
The Coolest Time To Visit The Jekyll Island Club Hotel. Book your Fall Getaway today for a perfect Jekyll Island adventure!  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Fall Getaway-"The Coolest Time To Visit!"

 Autumn is a favorite vacation time of year on Jekyll Island, Georgia. The weather is perfect, matching the service and ambiance of the Jekyll...

Aug 14, 2012, 10:33 ET
Jekyll Island Club Hotel at the Shrimp and Grits Festival. Join Us!  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival

 Enjoy two of the South's favorite foods – shrimp and grits, at this weekend festival September 14-16, 2012. With delicious food, live...

Jul 23, 2012, 12:37 ET
End of Summer Special Only $125 per Night!  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

JEKYLL ISLAND CLUB HOTEL $125 Landmark Special

 Help the Jekyll Island Club Hotel celebrate our milestone anniversaries, preserving 125 years of history and celebrating 25 years of...

Jun 21, 2012, 16:27 ET
Summer Getaway at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Is Celebrating History And Families This Summer!

 2012 is a historic year to remember for the Jekyll Island Club Hotel on Jekyll Island, Georgia, as the renowned Four-Star Resort celebrates...

May 22, 2012, 10:00 ET
Jekyll Island's premier vacation resort and Historic Hotel of America.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel Celebrates Its History With Special Offers For Guests

2012 is unfolding as a year to remember for the Jekyll Island Club Hotel on Jekyll Island, Georgia, as the renowned Four-Star Resort celebrates...

May 20, 2012, 18:01 ET

Jekyll Island Convention Center Officially Opens

More than 300 people gathered Sunday to celebrate the official grand opening of the new Jekyll Island Convention Center. Georgia Governor Nathan...

Apr 16, 2012, 15:40 ET
New Jekyll Island Convention Center Proves Stylish and Sensible.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Authority)

New Jekyll Island Convention Center Proves Stylish and Sensible

The newly constructed Jekyll Island Convention Center is the only oceanfront convention facility on the east coast south of New Jersey, a...

Apr 12, 2012, 11:15 ET
Crane Cottage at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Cooking at the Jekyll Island Club Hotel Is Hot

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel announces August dates for Cooking at the Club. Join Executive Chef Abigail Hutchinson, the Pastry Chef, and the...

Mar 08, 2012, 10:03 ET
Jekyll Island Club Hotel Sets the Stage for your Landmark Experience with Anniversary Special.  (PRNewsFoto/Jekyll Island Club Hotel)

Jekyll Island Club Hotel Sets the Stage for Your Landmark Experience With Anniversary Special

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2012 and we'd like you to share in our celebration this spring with our...

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