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Santa Rosa Tourism has new slogan

May 9, 2017

“Florida’s Most Relaxing Place” Campaign Beckons Visitors to Enjoy the Beach and other Refreshing Outdoor Pursuits SANTA ROSA COUNTY, FL — As most visitors to Santa Rosa County say, “It’s all about the beach.” The county’s…

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Escambia County tourism continues to rise

February 22, 2016

According to the tourism metric report that will be discussed at this week;s Visit Pensacola board meeting, tourist development tax collections were up $800,000 for calendar year 2015 over 2014–jumping from $8.6 million to $9.4 million,…

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Tourism continues to climb

September 29, 2015

Visit Pensacola has its board meeting today. The Tourism Metric Report for August 2015 shows that Tourism Development Tax collections were up 9.7 percent for the month compared to August 2014. Year-to-date the collections are up…

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TaxWatch argues for improving infrastructure to help tourism

April 20, 2015

Florida TaxWatch has a new report out that additional infrastructure investments across the state are needed – primarily in the Miami, Orlando and Tampa areas – to sustaining Florida’s positive tourism growth. Tourism employed approximately 1.09…

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Pensacola area named Top 10 Destination list

May 20, 2014

Pensacola has made it onto ConventionSouth magazine’s 2014 Top 10 list of the “South’s Five-Star Destinations for Military & Public Service Groups.” The cities on the list were chosen for their all-American patriotic spirit, appreciation discounts,…

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Scott wants $100 million for Visit Florida

January 12, 2014

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott will seek $100 million to help bring 100 million visitors a year to the Sunshine State. Scott announced Friday that he intends to ask the…

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Visit Pensacola in the Sunshine

November 19, 2013

This morning Escambia County citizens will get to hear, for the first time in a public forum, about the latest set of bylaws for Visit Pensacola, Inc. — the new 501(c)6 organization that wants to control…