New visitor center opens at Centennial Olympic Park

July 11,2019

Amy Wenk, Atlanta Business Chronicle

Visitors can learn about Atlanta at a new center in downtown’s signature park.

A visitor center has opened at Centennial Olympic Park, through a partnership between Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority.

“Centennial Olympic Park is the starting point for a visitor’s journey through Atlanta, making this a great location for our new visitor information center,” said William Pate, ACVB president and CEO. “The new facility is surrounded by world-class attractions, award-winning dining and more than 12,000 hotel rooms, giving visitors a fantastic resource to help them navigate the destination.”

Visitation to Atlanta reached a record 56 million people in 2018, up 5% from 2017. Those visitors spent $16 billion in 2018, up 6% from the previous year.

Centennial Olympic Park recently got a $27 million renovation. It attracts more than two million people per year.