Rebecca King has joined Savannah Movie Tours, Inc. as Vice President of Operations. In her new role, King implements the company’s policies and procedures such as quality control, manages day-to-day office duties, oversees scheduling and manages all employees.
Prior to accepting the position of Vice President of Operations, King worked for Savannah Movie Tours, Inc. as a tour guide. She previously worked in the tourism industry as a trolley driver and tour guide for Old Savannah Tours and as tour guide on boat tours in the Prince William Sound in Alaska.
King attended International University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks and received a massage therapy license from the Integrated School of Shiatsu in Fairbanks, Alaska. In addition to running her own business for five years, she served as district manager for Musicland Corp. in Alaska. King moved to the Savannah area in 2004, where she has been a fixture in the local tourism industry. She has also worked as a real estate agent for Keller Williams.
"The history and the beauty of Savannah is why I fell in love with it," says King. "I am excited to work for Savannah Movie Tours, Inc. because we have something to offer people who come to Savannah-as well as locals-that no one else can offer."
"Hollywood" Ron Higgins is a filmmaker and Savannah native who has been involved in numerous movies including "Forrest Gump," "Training Day," "Remember The Titans" and "Pearl Harbor." He founded Savannah Movie Tours, Inc. in 2003 to give tourists a glimpse into Savannah’s rich movie history. Since then, he has expanded the company’s offerings to include the Scary Ghost Tour and Foody Tour Savannah. In addition to walking tours, many of the tours are conducted on a luxury, air-conditioned bus, which is equipped with state-of-the-art LCD screens. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 912-234-3440 or visit Savannah Movie Tours.