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VISIT FLORIDA: TripAdvisor’s Beach Rankings Demonstrate Importance of Marketing Florida

February 24, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, TripAdvisor listed seven Florida beaches in their annual Travelers' Choice Awards top-10 U.S. beaches list. In total, Florida is home to ten out of the top twenty-five beaches in the United States, including Siesta Beach on Siesta Key receiving the first place ranking.  Florida has over 825 miles of beaches, more than any other state in [...]

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VISIT FLORIDA: Bay County Board of County Commissioners Understands the Value of Tourism Marketing

February 22, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Yesterday, the Bay County Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution in support of full funding for VISIT FLORIDA and Enterprise Florida. Ken Lawson, President & CEO of VISIT FLORIDA, made the following statement: Ken Lawson said, “Thank you to the Bay County Board of County Commissioners for their adamant support of VISIT FLORIDA [...]

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**VIDEO RELEASE** VISIT FLORIDA WORKS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

February 16, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, VISIT FLORIDA released a video produced by producer and director Scott Barnett entitled “Hold on to the Sunshine.” The video showcases small businesses that benefit from tourism marketing in Florida. Note: This video was produced at no cost to VISIT FLORIDA. View the video HERE. [...]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Sets Another Tourism Record

February 16, 2017

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida set another record in tourism by welcoming the highest amount of visitors in the state’s history with 112.8 million visitors in 2016. This is the sixth consecutive record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 106.6 million in 2015 by 5.9 percent. Tourism jobs also [...]

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