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Tampa Bay tourism sets new revenue benchmark in FY15

Tampa Bay tourism sets new revenue benchmark in FY15

October 7, 2015

Unlock Tampa Bay with the latest news from Florida’s hip, historic, urban tourism destination.  With new hotels, amazing dining and thrilling attractions, the treasures of Tampa Bay are...

Tampa Bay is “Built for Summer”

Tampa Bay is “Built for Summer”

August 4, 2015

Visit Tampa Bay’s summer campaign spreads the word to in-state visitors Visit Tampa Bay launches its summer marketing campaign this week by reminding visitors across Florida that Tampa Bay is a...

Sweatiest place in America? No sweat.

Sweatiest place in America? No sweat.

July 25, 2015

TAMPA (June 25, 2015) – So it turns out that Tamp Bay, a place built for summer, is hot. We'll pause a moment to let you appreciate that statement. If you've been outside in the last...

Tampa Bay Hotels Lead the Competition in Profitability

Tampa Bay Hotels Lead the Competition in Profitability

July 22, 2015

Hillsborough County hoteliers are experiencing their most successful year ever, according to new industry data. Newly released data from STR Inc. (formerly Smith Travel Research) shows that Tampa Bay...

Hillsborough bed taxes hit a new record in March

Hillsborough bed taxes hit a new record in March

April 8, 2015

Hillsborough County recorded $2.8 million in Tourist Development Taxes in March, setting a new record for the month. The taxes were collected on hotel room sales in February, a month that included the...

Discover Fresh Adventures

Discover Fresh Adventures

March 10, 2015

Unlock Tampa Bay with the latest news from Florida’s hip, historic, urban tourism destination. With new hotels, amazing dining and thrilling attractions, the treasures of Tampa Bay are yours to...

Travel journalists honor Visit Tampa Bay

Travel journalists honor Visit Tampa Bay

February 11, 2015

TAMPA (Feb. 11, 2015) – The North American Travel Journalists Association has named Visit Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County’s not‐for‐profit tourism marketing company, as the Grand Prize...

Hillsborough hotel tax hits new high for January

Hillsborough hotel tax hits new high for January

February 9, 2015

TAMPA (Feb. 9, 2015) – Hillsborough County recorded its highest‐ever hotel‐tax figure for January this year, according to new figures from the county Tax Collector’s Office. The January...