Sevierville's Winterfest Kick-Off (Nov. 12) A Fun Smoky Mountain Winterfest Tradition

Sevierville, Tenn. – Sevierville will kick off Smoky Mountain Winterfest with the annual Music, Lights & Magic event on November 12 at the Sevierville Municipal Complex. This completely free event annually draws around 7,000 spectators who enjoy entertainment, free food, kids’ games, fireworks and plenty of great surprises. The […]

Mountain Communities “Open for Business” Despite Park Shutdown

Mountain Communities “Open for Business” Despite Park Shutdown

TOWNSEND, Tenn.—While the Great Smoky Mountains National Park may be in the process of closing due to the government shutdown, the adjacent community of Townsend remains open with outdoor activities, accommodations and scenery to provide visitors with a mountain experience despite the […]

WBIR-TV and HGTV visit The Swag

The Swag, an upscale mountaintop inn in Waynesville, N.C., was recently featured in several segments by WBIR-TV, the NBC-affiliate in Knoxville, Tenn.  Additionally, a crew from HGTV scouted The Swag as a location for upcoming features and soon, the outlet will be showcasing the destination via HGTV.com.

Segments that aired […]

By |May 24th, 2013|The Swag|

New Board Members and Officers Announced for Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont

Townsend, Tenn. – Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (Tremont) has added six new members to its board of directors and has announced its officers.

New members include Esther Bell, CEO, Global Intellectual Property Asset Management, PLLC; Henry (Hank) Dye, recently retired vice president for […]

WonderWorks unveils new Wonders of Magic show featuring Pigeon Forge’s longest-running headline performer

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. – In a nostalgic trip to yesteryear, the “Enchanted Flower Garden” blooms once again in a spectacular display of color and life. This particular illusion, not seen on an American stage since the 1940s, is part of WonderWorks’ new Wonders of Magic show headlined by internationally-recognized […]

By |March 21st, 2013|Wonders of Magic, WonderWorks|

The Swag featured in March issue of At Home Tennessee magazine

The Swag, an upscale retreat in Waynesville, N.C., has been featured in the March 2013 issue of At Home Tennessee magazine.

The article includes a very complimentary quote from guest Troy Tomlinson, president and CEO of Sony/ATV Music Publishing in Nashville, Tenn.

In addition to the print version of the magazine, […]

By |February 28th, 2013|The Swag|