Tampa Bay Buzz
9
December
2014
$5 Day at MOSI
Just in time for Christmas, MOSI is lowering admission to $5 on Saturday. From 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Dec. 13, anyone who wants to visit Tampa Bay's Museum of Science and Industry can get through the door for a 5-spot. Children under 6 are free as always. The discounted ticket includes the museum's permanent exhibit galleries, including the hurricane simulator. It also includes a standard IMAX Dome Theatre film, the limited-engagement exhibit "3D Printing The Future" and a show at the Saunders Planetarium. The zip line and high ropes course still require a fee. And parking remains $5 per car. Museum officials hold $5 days several times each year...
Tampa Tourism

Tampa Bay prepares for marriage-minded LGBT couples

With Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage likely to end early next month, Visit Tampa Bay has prepared an ad campaign inviting gay and lesbian couples to choose Tampa and Hillsborough County for their weddings and honeymoons. “This change will open an entirely new market for Tampa Bay tourism,” said...

Tampa Bay cracks another Top 10 beer towns list

Beer drinkers, listen up! If you're looking to spend some time in a town that knows its suds, Tampa Bay is the place to be. Our booming microbrew scene has helped us land on Livability.com's Ten Best Beer Cities, 2014. Here's what the writers had to say about our beer culture: "More than 30...

Sprichst du Deutsch? Hilf uns, bitte.

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? If you’re a fluent German speaker, Visit Tampa Bay needs your help. Starting Dec. 17, Tampa becomes a port of call for AIDAvita, a German cruise line. We’re looking for about a half-dozen volunteers who speak conversation-level German to greet 1,200 disembarking passengers at...

Spicing up Tampa Bay tourism with a little Chile

Expanding Tampa Bay's reach into South America, Visit Tampa Bay President & CEO Santiago Corrada is in Santiago, Chile, this week encouraging more of our South American neighbors to unlock Tampa Bay. He is part of a regional delegation from Tampa Bay, including Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, working to...

Bike Share comes to Tampa Bay

You can put your mettle to the pedal and get around downtown Tampa on two wheels when you rent from Coast Bike Share. Tampa Bay's new bike share program kicked off Monday, Nov. 17, with Mayor Bob Buckhorn leading the pack on a short ride in Ybor City. The bike share system is open for anyone who...

WIN (2) Tickets to Zoofari!!!

Who wants to get WILD this Saturday night at the 28th Annual Zoofari at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo?!? Pick me, pick me!!!! Well, it is your lucky day! It's easy... Enter your email by clicking this link: http://woobox.com/8kgmzi Be sure to “Like” the Visit Tampa Bay Facebook Page:...

If You Don't Meet at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, You'll Hate Yourself Later

    Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay proudly debut the highly anticipated final phase of its $20 million transformation… and whether it’s a business or leisure you want to stay here ! Located in a 35-acre nature preserve on the northern shores of Tampa Bay, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay is a tranquil hideaway that...