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GALVESTON, TX – (March 8, 2011) Gary Cartwright, noted author of Hotel Galvez: Queen of the Gulf, returns to Galveston on Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2. His schedule will be as follows:

  • Thursday, March 31, Noon to 3:00 pm: Celebrating Women Convention at Moody Gardens Convention Center, Hotel Galvez Spa booth; 7 Hope Boulevard
  • Friday, April 1, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Wine and cheese reception at Tina’s on The Strand; 2326 Strand
  • Friday, April 1, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Cocktail Hour at Hotel
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GALVESTON ISLAND, Texas (Feb. 15, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa and The Tremont House, both Wyndham Grand® Hotels, will present a new Mardi Gras! Galveston parade entitled “A Salute to George Mitchell” on Friday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. This new parade is the first parade in downtown Galveston’s Mardi Gras entertainment district scheduled for the 2011 carnival season. Prior to the start of the parade at 5 p.m., Galveston Mayor Joe Jaworski will present a city proclamation declaring Friday, Feb. 25 as “G

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GALVESTON ISLAND, TX (Jan. 17, 2011) – Hotel Galvez & Spa, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, will host a mass Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011, at 1:00 p.m. for couples who have celebrated their marriages and honeymoons at the historic hotel as well as other interested couples.


The Wedding Vow Renewal Ceremony, officiated by Galveston Justice of the Peace Jim Schweitzer, will take place on the hotel’s front lawn and will be followed by a reception with a champagne toast and wedding

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