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Women's Final Four The teams are set: South Carolina, Maryland, UConn and Notre Dame have earned their seats in the NCAA Women's Final Four. They'll be facing off in the semi-finals and the final game when play begins Sunday, April 5. The weekend before the games will be filled with activities for the whole family. The Tourney Town fan festival will bring thousands of basketball fans to the Amalie Arena's west plaza and silver lot parking area for an enormous pep rally, the AT&T Mascot Challenge and plenty of music. Youth clinics will help young players develop their skills. The 4Kay 5K run and 1-mile walk will honor former N.C. State...
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15 Reasons to Visit Tampa Bay in April

Caught your breath after two months of non-stop Gasparilla Season fun? Good. It's time to dive into April. NCAA Women's Final Four (April 5-7) Tampa Bay hosts the national championship of women's college basketball as part of a four-day extravaganza that will make hoops the region's new favorite...

4 unusual places to get married in Tampa Bay

1. A yacht Don’t just get married on the water, get married ON the water. Dance the night away with anywhere from 50-600 of your closest friends with unparalleled views of downtown Tampa. Yacht Starship has three vessels to choose from for your special day. With several nearby hotels, your guests...

Tampa a Top Spot for Sports Travel

Think Chicago is the best sports town in America? Think again. The folks at Seat Geek and Hotels.com have crunched the numbers to determine the best American cities for Sports Travel and Chicago barely made the top 10. Tampa, however, landed the No. 4 spot thanks to the city's desirable location and...

TIA: spring break traffic up this year

Tampa International Airport, Tampa Bay's gateway to the world, expects a 4.4 percent bump in airline passengers during its spring break period -- Feb. 27 and through Easter Sunday, April 5. That amounts to an extra 97,148 passengers traveling into and out of TIA compared to last year’s spring break...

Come to Conquer: Spring Break

Expedia has ranked the Tampa Bay area as one of the most popular Spring Break destinations. Whether your Spring Break is from college, high school or pre-school, Tampa Bay has a horde of deals to unlock. HOTELS GRAND HYATT TAMPA BAY: “Stay More Save More” plan offers a discount that grows the longer...

Gov trumpets tourism in Tampa Bay

Florida owes the country and the world 97.3 million Thank You's. Gov. Rick Scott announced that Florida had hosted 97.3 million tourism in 2014, a record number. He made his announcement this morning with Tampa International Airport's $1 billion expansion as his backdrop. Every one of those 97.3...

Marcus vs Boston: Tampa Bay edition

It's deja vu all over again. As of 7 a.m., Tampa International Airport (check your flight status here) was reporting 17 cancelled flights to the snowed-in Northeast. If you were supposed to be on one of them and are now contemplating another night in the beautiful (and snow-free) Tampa Bay, we have...