Tampa Bay Buzz
9
June
2013
Calling all Front Line Staff!
  Calling all Front Line Staff! Visit Tampa Bay has launched their first front line Customer Service and Destination training program, GET Tampa Bay (Gust Experience Training). This 2.5 hour training program was developed by renowned speaker & author Ruby Newell Legner.  Legner, has helped elevate the Guest & Fan Experience for many major sports teams, attractions and hospitality organizations around the world.  This new initiative has two components, in depth virtual Destination Tour, which highlights the Hillsborough & Pinellas County, including attractions and annual events in the Bay area. The Customer Service training covers subjects such...
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Mother's Day Deals around the Tampa Bay Area!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and Tampa is working hard to make sure there are plenty of opportunities to make Mom feel special. Here are a few ideas on how to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable! Boing! - Let Mom be a kid again at Tampa’s Boing! trampoline center! This Sunday, May 12, Moms...

Meetings Industry Council (MIC) Conference & Tradeshow Recap

Linda Mummert here with more exciting Convention Sales news...The 13th annual Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show was held at the Colorado Convention Center on March 27, 2013 with record attendance and a visit from Mayor Hancock. Over 900 professionals...

What Happens in Vegas Doesn't Always Stay in Vegas!!!

Linda Mummert here reporting on another successful trade show.  Our Sales Team comprised of Alex Kaptzan, VP of Convention Sales & Services, Jennifer Friday, National Sales Manager for the Northeast/Southeast/Canada and Amy Trautman, National Sales Manager for the Midwest/West ...

Expedition Florida500 (XF500)

Please join me in supporting Mother Ocean and Expedition Florida 500 (XF500) this weekend to support Tampa Bay’s waterways and coastline by attending one of their upcoming events (see attached).  XF500 is a modern-day exploration of Florida’s coastline, waterways, and aquatic ecosystem as seen...

Sail Pavilion Unleashes “Yappy Hour” for International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day

This “Yappy Hour” approved by Fido! This Saturday, Feb. 23 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. head over to the Sail Pavilion, located on Tampa’s busy RiverWalk, adjacent to the Tampa Convention center for some well-deserved “treats” for you and your furry friend. The Sail Pavilion will be hosting a special...

The Westin Tampa Bay is #1...Again!!!

The Westin Tampa Bay was recently named the #1 Hotel in Tampa Bay by  U.S. News, as they just released their 2013 Best Hotels listing. For the second year in a row The Westin Tampa Bay has been the recipient of this honor and it proves the theory that excellence is a habit! The doors opened back...

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel ranked one of the "Best Hotels in the USA"

Join us in congratulating one of our Tampa Bay & Company Partners, The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel which continues to rank among U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the U.S. The Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel continues to rate among the top luxury hotels...