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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...

New nonstop links Tampa, San Francisco

New nonstop links Tampa, San Francisco

July 26, 2016

Long-sought service opens up new tourism, meeting opportunities TAMPA (July 26, 2016) – Visit Tampa Bay and Tampa International Airport are proud to announce new daily nonstop flights from...

A Guided Tour: The Infiltrator

A Guided Tour: The Infiltrator

July 19, 2016

The new film, "The Infiltrator," which opened nationally July 13, tells the gripping story of Bob Mazur, a Tampa Bay-based federal agent who infiltrated Pablo Escobar's Medillin...

Unlock Tampa Bay in 2016

Unlock Tampa Bay in 2016

June 13, 2016

Conquer Florida’s most diverse destination Florida’s only destination with CityPASS For about half the normal cost of a ticket, CityPASS grants you access to some of the region’s...

April bed taxes set another record

April bed taxes set another record

June 13, 2016

TAMPA (June 9, 2016) – Hillsborough County’s hotel bed tax report for May hit $2.9 million, setting a new record for the month and for the fiscal year to-date, according to new figures...