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VISIT FLORIDA President and CEO Ken Lawson Named to 2018 EBONY Power 100

November 29, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, VISIT FLORIDA is excited to announce that Ken Lawson, VISIT FLORIDA President and CEO, has been named to the 2018 EBONY Power 100. The EBONY Power 100, compiled by the editors of EBONY magazine, honors the work, accomplishments and influence of African American leaders in various sectors. Listed as "Power Player," [...]

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Gov. Scott: Florida Sets Another Tourism Record

November 26, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida set another tourism record, welcoming 95.8 million visitors from January through September, according to VISIT FLORIDA. This is the highest number of visitors in any nine months in Florida’s history and represents a 6.7 percent increase over the 89.8 million visitors during the same period in 2017. [...]

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Florida Tourism Industry Assembles Hurricane Michael Relief Supplies for Affected Communities

November 16, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, VISIT FLORIDA and the Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (FADMO) came together to prepare more than a thousand hygiene care packages for Hurricane Michael victims in Florida’s central Panhandle. More than 40 volunteers from tourism organizations throughout the state assembled items into hygiene kits at the Grand Marlin Restaurant and Oyster [...]

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VISIT FLORIDA Relaunches Landing Page to Encourage the Continuation of Bookings to Florida Following Hurricane Michael

November 01, 2018

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, as part of a nearly $9 million marketing plan following Hurricane Michael and this year’s red tide blooms, VISIT FLORIDA announced the relaunch of Florida Now, a landing page to provide real time information from destinations across the state to encourage the continuation of bookings to Florida. The new Florida Now landing [...]

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