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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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Santa Rosa Tourism has new slogan

“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…

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Florida TaxWatch declares time is now to make Florida the Top International Tourism Destination

With a record-smashing 105 million visitors visiting the Sunshine State in 2015, tourism has made an incredible impact on Florida’s economy. In fact, one job…

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Escambia County tourism continues to rise

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…

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Tourism continues to climb

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…

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TaxWatch argues for improving infrastructure to help tourism

Florida TaxWatch has a new report out that additional infrastructure investments across the state are needed – primarily in the Miami, Orlando and Tampa areas…

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Pensacola area named Top 10 Destination list

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…

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I-10 to get new ‘Welcome to Florida’ sign

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florid Nearly 45 million visitors entered the Sunshine State by car last year. And at least one state…

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Scott wants $100 million for Visit Florida

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…

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