Visit Tampa Bay Welcomes Stefanie Zinke As New Director Of Global Sale

September 17, 2021 by PR@VisitTampaBay.com

Visit Tampa Bay Welcomes Stefanie Zinke As New Director Of Global Sale

Tampa, FL (September 16, 2021) – Visit Tampa Bay (VTB) announces Stefanie Zinke has joined the team as the new Director of Global Sales to lead the DMO’s domestic and international leisure sales efforts. With more than 12 years of experience in the travel and tourism industry, Zinke brings a wealth of experience as Visit Tampa Bay continues to increase its presence in key feeder markets.

“As we move into the new fiscal year, it’s imperative that we are diligent in identifying the right markets and the ideal team members that can make a significant impression to continue our growth,” says Santiago Corrada, president, and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay. “We are excited to have Stefanie on board and utilize her impressive track record with both domestic and international travel trade and tour operators.” 

Zinke’s global experience and industry relations span from Europe to South America. She comes to Visit Tampa Bay from The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel where she worked as the Senior International Tourism Sales Manager. Her global expertise and proficiency in four languages, including English, Spanish, German, and Portuguese, are key as borders open and Visit Tampa Bay works toward full recovery for the destination. 

“I am excited to be part of the VTB team and Hillsborough County’s community. Over the past seven years, as part of the Florida tourism industry, I have watched Visit Tampa Bay achieve great successes with innovative sales and marketing tactics that have established the DMO as an industry leader and one of Florida’s most dynamic destinations,” says Zinke.


The heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast beats in Tampa Bay. Visit Tampa Bay encourages adventurous travelers to unlock sun, fun and culture in Florida’s most diverse travel destination. As a not-for-profit corporation certified by Destinations International’s Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP), we work with hundreds of partners to tell the world the story of Tampa Bay. Treasure awaits.