Gulf Coast promotion offers gift cards for visitors

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - If you frequent the Gulf Coast you could earn your share of $750,000.

It's all part of a new promotion called "Wish You Were Here" conducted by the Gulf Coast Tourism Steering Committee.

To take part, one must first register online at and receive a reservation code which can be used to purchase a two-night stay at participating hotels.

Upon check-in participants receive a $100 Mastercard wish card to spend during their stay on the Gulf Coast.

The advertising campaign is funded by millions of dollars from BP to mitigate the oil disaster's impact on the tourism industry.

The following businesses are participating:

Beau Rivage Resort & Casino • Biloxi
Best Western Flagship • Moss Point
Best Western Oak Manor • Biloxi
Best Western Seaway Inn • Gulfport
Century 21 of Diamondhead
Chateau Blessey • Biloxi
Coast Inn • Waveland
Comfort Suites • Ocean Springs / Biloxi
Courtyard Marriot • Biloxi / North D'Iberville
Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites • Gulfport
Diamondhead Resort • Diamondhead
Econolodge • Biloxi
Edgewater Inn • Biloxi
Four Points by Sheraton • Biloxi Beach
Grand Biloxi Casino Hotel & Spa • Biloxi
Gulf Hills Hotel & Conference Center • Ocean Springs
Hampton Inn • Ocean Springs / Biloxi
Hampton Inn • Gulfport
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino • Biloxi
Hilton Garden Inn • Gulfport-Biloxi Airport
Holiday Inn Express • Long Beach
Holiday Inn Express • Moss Point


Holiday Inn • Gulfport-Biloxi Airport

Hollywood Casino • Bay St. Louis

IP Casino Resort Spa • Biloxi

Island View Casino Hotel • Gulfport

Isle Casino Hotel • Biloxi

Knights Inn • Bay St. Louis

LaQuinta Inn & Suites • Biloxi

Legacy Condominiums • Biloxi

Palace Casino Resort • Biloxi

Quality Inn Coliseum • Biloxi

Quality Inn • Ocean Springs

Ramada • Biloxi

Red Carpet Inn • Biloxi

Residence Inn by Marriot • Gulfport-Biloxi Airport

Scottish Inns & Suites • Biloxi

Shular Inn • Moss Point

South Beach Hotel & Suites • Biloxi

Star Inn • Biloxi

Studio Suites Hotel • Pascagoula

Super 8 • Ocean Springs

The Inn at Ocean Springs

Treasure Bay Hotel & Casino • Biloxi