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Real News podcast: More college sports coming to Pensacola

Visit Pensacola and tourism has a record-shattering year in FY 2021. CEO Darren Schaefer shared at yesterday’s annual meeting that Escambia County set records in average…

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Childers still upset about audit of how she handles bed tax

Escambia County Clerk of Court Pam Childers is upset that Tourist Development Council chair David Bear has asked for the Florida Auditor General to conduct an…

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COVID-19: Business updates

The Escambia County Emergency Operations Center has established the Economic Reset Working Group to provide the business community with current and relevant information and resources…

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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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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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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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Visit Pensacola committee picks CEO

Press release: The Visit Pensacola search committee has recommended Pamela Johnson as the next president/ CEO of the organization to the Visit Pensacola Board of…

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