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Visit Pensacola hires new CEO

As we reported yesterday: Press Release: Visit Pensacola announced today that Darien Schaefer will be its next President/CEO. Schaefer and the organization reached an agreement…

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TDC: Coronavirus hurting tourism

This morning the Florida Department of Health hosted its first weekly conference call with its private sector and tourism partners (Emergency Support Function #18) to…

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Breaking News: Visit Pensacola CEO candidate turns down job

Pamela Johnson has declined the Visit Pensacola CEO job due to personal/family reasons. Johnson had been recommended for the position after a nationwide search. She…

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Impact of Coronavirus on our local economy has begun; how will Gilley respond

Pensacola was in the national news this weekend, but not in a positive way. As media outlets upped their coverage of the coronavirus, the newscasts…

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Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge to be closed for 45 days

We received an email from Escambia County Community and Media Relations at 7:35 p.m Thursday, March 5: The Pensacola Bay Fishing Bridge will be closed…

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Visit Pensacola on coronavirus

We received a press release from Visit Pensacola at 4:32 p.m. Thursday, March 5. The email repeated the general information about the virus–which points to…

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Visit Florida shifts ads dollars away from China

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Visit Florida, which could still be on the chopping block as lawmakers work on a state budget,…

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Chamber announces PACE winners

The Greater Pensacola Chamber announced its 60th annual PACE Award recipients during a special one-night event at the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front. Each year,…

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Tourism grants announced

Visit Pensacola is pleased to announce its 2020 grant recipients for events taking place between May 1, 2020 – Sept. 30, 2020. Twice a year,…

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