Stay Home, Work Safe Order
On March 24th, Mayor Barron Casteel issued a "Stay at Home, Work Safe" order for the City of New Braunfels. This order will take effect Wednesday, March 25th at 11:59pm and requires residents of the City to remain home. The order further requires all non-essential businesses to close. For more information, including examples of exempt business, Click Here.
Additionally; Prince Solms Park, Hinman Island Drive, River Acres Park, Last Tuber’s Exit, Boy Scout Hut, and the Faust Street Bridge will be closed until further notice. The City made the decision after seeing a number of people (many in large groups) coming to river parks and not complying with the social distancing requirements
For the full document, Click Here.
Coronavirus Survey for New Braunfels Regional Businesses
The Greater New Braunfels Convention and Visitors Bureau's top priority is to ensure the safety of our members, employees, and the community at large. We have developed a survey for businesses to help us gather information on how our businesses are functioning during this situation. We will use data from this survey to equip your organization and the New Braunfels business community with the most important and up-to-date information.
COVID-19 Information and Resources
Community is at heart in everything we do, and we want you to know that the health and safety of our employees, visitors, and partners is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on information released by our County Health Officials.
Moving forward with an abundance of caution and calm communications, we will keep you updated with industry resources here while forwarding any updates that deal directly with your operations via email.
We are advising inquiries to visit your website and social media channels for up to date information about your business hours and response to this ever-evolving situation.
If you are cancelling groups and conferences, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. This allows us to keep track of the impact on the visitor industry as a whole. Please send within your email: Name of Group, Dates, and Lost Business Estimate.
*posted 04/14/2020 at 1:40pm
Weekly Public Affairs Update from U.S. Travel Association, Click Here.
*posted 03/27/2020 at 4:00pm
As of 7pm Thursday, March 26th, a ninth positive case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Comal County – and the first case in which community spread is the likely source.
To view the statement released by the Comal County Public Information Office, Click Here.
*posted 03/23/2020 at 9:00am
On Sunday, March 22, 2020, in continued response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of New Braunfels announced additional measures to help address the spread of the COVID-19 virus. To view the Amended COVID-19 Closure Order, Click Here.
*posted 3/20/2020 at 10:30am
Governor Greg Abbott Issues Executive Orders to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 in Texas. Click Here.
View the City of New Braunfels COVID-19 Closure Order. Click Here.
View the Declaration of Local Disaster for Comal County, Texas. Click Here.
*posted 03/19/2020 at 11:45am
Texas Hotel and Lodging Association publishes article over the Families First Coronavirus Response Act passed yesterday by Congress. Click Here.
Texas Travel Alliance releases recent Economic Impact Numbers from USA Travel. Click Here.
CBRE Hotels gives Hospitality Market Update. Click Here.
The Chamber's office lobby has been closed to all visitors but the staff is still reporting to work
and available to assist via email or phone at (830) 625-2385.