PRESS TRIP REQUEST
At Visit Austin, it’s our pleasure to assist members of the press with stories and features about Austin as a meetings and leisure travel destination. Approval regarding hosting is handled on an individual basis and involves a variety of factors such as story angle, media outlet, qualifications and available budget.
To request a hosted media visit, please review guidelines below and complete the request form at least four weeks in advance of request trip dates to confirm availability.
Influencer & Content Creators
For influencer/content creator collaborations or hosted visits, please complete this application. Someone will reach out to you within 1-2 weeks.
Press trip guidelines:
Journalist must be on assignment and able to submit official letter or reference to confirm.
Complimentary stays and industry or media rates are provided at the discretion of the host hotels and are subject to availability.
Hosted press stay is 3 days/2 nights. The cost for a longer stay may be passed along to the journalist.
Visit Austin does not cover air travel to Austin, or ground transportation within Austin.
Visit Austin may not be able to accommodate spouses, children and/or other guests accompanying journalists.
Meals accompanied by a Visit Austin staff member will be covered, but all visiting press should plan to pay for some portion of their meals during their visit.