The annual Tennessee Vacation Guide is published by Journal Communications Inc., a custom media company in Franklin, Tennessee. With Alex Haley as one of our founders, we have strong “Roots” in Tennessee and a deep, working knowledge of the state’s tourism industry. Our travel publishing work has been honored twice with the prestigious Mercury Award, and we serve as publisher for the state’s largest-circulation magazine, Tennessee Home & Farm


The 2020 guide will continue to use bright, authentic imagery and real stories about Tennessee travel to encourage readers to create their own experiences. The guide will offer new advertising placements, such as featured events and content marketing stories to better showcase your brand and inspire travel to your destination.

Highlights include: 

  • A bold design aligned with

  • Experiential photography and editorial

  • Continued Reader Response Program

  • Rich media enhancements in the digital guide

  • Reduced listings to enhance the Visitor Services and Featured Attractions section


Meet the TVG Team

Meet our experienced advertising sales team, who can craft a custom program for your brand to maximize your reach to potential visitors. 



Deshaun Goodrich
(865) 385-3830



Maryann Stafford
(615) 218-8271



Will Zanetis
(615) 668-1207


Important Dates

7/30/19 - Print Reservation Deadline
8/13/19 -  Featured Attractions and Visitor Services Content Due
January 2020 - Print and Digital Guides Publish


Help visitors plan their trip with detailed information about your attraction or visitor resource. The attractions and resources directory includes three levels of exposure, beginning with a content block describing your attraction or resource. Organized by region and integrated with guide content, the Sponsored Attractions and Visitor Services sections will inspire readers to plan their next trip to your destination. 


1. BASIC Attraction/Resource

  • Attraction name, address, phone number and URL Description up to 250 characters


2. Attraction/Resource + PHOTO ENHANCEMENT

  • Basic attraction information, plus photo 2” x 1” @ 300 dpi

3. HIGHLIGHTED Attraction/Resource

  • Basic attraction information, plus photo 2” x 1” @ 300 dpi

  • Shaded

Premium Digital Exposure on

Advertising opportunities on offer high-impact visibility for your partner page and external website.

Inventory is limited; let us reserve your 2019-2020 advertising exposure today! 

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Submit Your  Advertising Materials

Submission Guidelines

Download the TVG advertising specifications and submission guidelines document.

Submit via FTP

Upload files and complete the contact information form. Once files are uploaded, a message indicating a successful transfer will be posted. Detailed FTP instructions are available from your sales rep.

Username: ads   |   Password: client

Submit via Email

Email your advertising files to Please include your business name, magazine name (TVG) and ad size in your email message.