Tampa Bay Buzz
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December
2014
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 the port in Channelside and help them find their way during their 10 hours on shore. Can you explain how to use the TECO Historic Streetcar system auf Deutsch? Kannst du erklaren the virtues of lunch at the Columbia Restaurant? Then step on up and give it a try. Volunteers need to be friendly, professional and very knowledgeable about Tampa Bay as a...
Tampa Tourism

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...

Five Things You Need to Know About the Epicurean Hotel

I’m back at the new Epicurean Hotel for another phenomenal foodie experience to share with you and with the help of CTTV (City of Tampa Television) we have collaborated and put together a helpful video giving you a VIP behind-the-scenes all-access tour.  Sit back, relax (go ahead grab a glass of...

Feast on these 5 Things to do this Weekend in Tampa Bay!

Ohhh my goodness y’all… we’ve got a weekend full of tailgating food, football (YES finally), beer, 5K runs and even a sneak peek of the new Ulele restaurant opening next week.  Get excited and start planning your weekend now with my top picks for fun things to do this weekend in Tampa Bay! Tampa...

Marvel Universe Live! Kicks Off National Tour in Tampa Bay this Weekend

Marvel’s most notorious villains are invading Tampa Bay as Marvel Universe Live! kicks off its national tour, this weekend, at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. While Tampa Bay is no stranger to invaders, Marvel’s sinister foes require some heroic intervention--the likes of Iron Man, Spider-man, Wolverine...