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Visit Tampa Bay wins top honors for advocacy

Visit Tampa Bay wins top honors for advocacy

September 8, 2016

“Henry” video earns a Henry award for Tourism Advocacy ORLANDO (Sept. 8, 2016) – For the first time in its history, Visit Tampa Bay won Florida’s top award for Tourism Advocacy...

11 Reasons You Must Try Tampa!

11 Reasons You Must Try Tampa!

August 26, 2016

By ATD’s Florida experts Susan & Simon Veness It’s a city that sometimes gets overlooked as visitors dash from Orlando to the Gulf Coast beaches (and vice versa), but Tampa is now a...

Summer meetings impact doubles from 2015

Summer meetings impact doubles from 2015

August 17, 2016

Visit Tampa Bay's city-wide convention business more than doubled this year, compared to the summer of 2015, bringing $22 million in economic impact to Hillsborough County. Between June 1 and...

Visit Tampa Bay hooks “Greybeard the Pirate”

Visit Tampa Bay hooks “Greybeard the Pirate”

August 15, 2016

TAMPA (August 10, 2016) – Home to the largest annual Pirate parade in the world and a rising star as a top meetings destination, Visit Tampa Bay has loaded the cannons and launched an...

Visit Tampa Bay hires FKQ for advertising

Visit Tampa Bay hires FKQ for advertising

August 15, 2016

Visit Tampa Bay is proud to announce that it has hired at its agency of record full-service marketing and communication agency FKQ Advertising + Marketing of Clearwater. FKQ began work August 1,...

July bed tax collections rise 11.6 percent

July bed tax collections rise 11.6 percent

August 4, 2016

Strong summer shows Tampa Bay’s strength as a year-round destination TAMPA (Aug. 5, 2016) – Visit Tampa Bay and Hillsborough County report more than $2.3 million in hotel bed-tax...