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Dragon boats, Riverfest take over Tampa Bay

Dragon boats, Riverfest take over Tampa Bay

April 24, 2017

Back-to-back free Tampa Riverwalk festivals to draw thousands to downtown's waterfront April 29: the drumbeat of competition will sound over downtown’s Garrison Channel during this...

Florida's Most is Florida's first

Florida's Most is Florida's first

April 13, 2017

Tampa Bay breaks ground with Florida’s first Tourism Marketing District TAMPA (April 13, 2017) -- Visit Tampa Bay and 13 hotel partners, spearheaded by the Hillsborough County Hotel Motel...

December bed tax report sets another new record

December bed tax report sets another new record

January 6, 2017

More than $2 million in receipts is up 5.8 percent year over year TAMPA (Jan. 5, 2016) – Visit Tampa Bay and Hillsborough County report that the county’s December bed tax report showed...

Unlock Tampa Bay in 2017

Unlock Tampa Bay in 2017

December 28, 2016

  Discover Florida’s Most diverse destination: fantastic food, superb shopping & amazing adventures New Iceland Air service; new airport experiences New in 2017 , Iceland Air joins...

Tampa Bay, Airbnb reach a deal on taxes

Tampa Bay, Airbnb reach a deal on taxes

December 22, 2016

Starting Feb. 1, 2017, online lodging broker Airbnb will begin collecting and remitting hotel bed taxes to Hillsborough County. Hillsborough County is home to Tampa. Together with neighboring Pinellas...

Bed taxes hit another record for November

Bed taxes hit another record for November

December 6, 2016

Visit Tampa Bay announces that Hillsborough County hotels set another record for bed taxes in November 2016. Totals released by the county Tax Collector’s Office show nearly $2.5 million was...

New cocktails video stirring up interest

New cocktails video stirring up interest

November 18, 2016

Cocktails are as much a Tampa tradition as the Cuban sandwich and cigars – and lately they have been reinvented by Tampa Bay entrepreneurs who are crafting a new cocktail scene in Cigar City....

Mango the Manatee joins Visit Tampa Bay

Mango the Manatee joins Visit Tampa Bay

November 9, 2016

Visit Tampa Bay introduced its addition to the world in a big way in November. Mango the Manatee is a plush member of Visit Tampa Bay’s promotions to industry insiders, leisure travelers and...