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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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Visit Pensacola holds on to Visit Florida relationship

While tourism programs around the state have cut their ties with Visit Florida, the state’s tourist marketing agency, Visit Pensacola has not. Visit Tampa Bay,…

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Scott blasts busget as tourism numbers rise

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott continued Monday to criticize legislative budget-slashing of the state’s tourism marketing as he announced…

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AP reporter notices Chamber CEO Ingram voted against the position of his chamber

Yesterday, the Greater Pensacola Chamber sent out a position statement in support of Enterprise Florida, the Small Business Development Center Network and VISIT Florida. Todd…

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What is the impact of cutting tourism marketing?

The U.S. Travel Association and Visit Florida have data to show what happens when state’s top promoting tourism. Pennsylvania cut its state tourism marketing budget…

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Florida House committee votes to eliminate Visit Florida, Enterperise Florida and more

The Florida House of Representative’s Careers & Competition Subcommittee passed a bill today that would eliminate programs that Speaker Richard Corcoran and conservative groups, like…

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Visit Florida preps for Scott, House

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Visit Florida postponed a marketing committee meeting Monday as the public-private tourism agency — whose state money…

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Putnam and Visit Florida promote Pensacola Seafood Festival

In recognition of National Seafood Month in October, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced today that the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer…

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Visit Florida highlights The Fish House in Florida Foodie article

Visit Florida in its “A Few Florida Foodie Experience” article highlights several of the state’s popular restaurants. Northwest Florida is represented by The Fish House…

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