Tourism plan for SC's Grand Strand unveiled

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - A new tourism plan for the north coast of South Carolina recommends improvements in Myrtle Beach and a Georgetown harbor development.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported Tuesday a Grand Strand tourism development plan was released by tourism officials. The 60 miles of beaches from Georgetown to the North Carolina coast are the heart of the state's $18 billion tourism industry.

The plan calls for development at the old Myrtle Beach Pavilion. The plan also envisions pedestrian walkways and landscaped areas on Kings Highway, the four-lane highway several blocks off the beach.

The plan by Tourism Development International also suggests a Prince George Harbor with hotels and a marina at the Georgetown steel site.

Information from: The Sun News,

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