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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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Tourism grant deadline approaches

The Visit Pensacola Event Grant submission deadline for events occurring May 1 – Sept. 30, 2020 is 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11. No applications will be accepted after…

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Visit Pensacola Prez packs bags for St. Pete/Clearwater

Steve Hayes, President of Visit Pensacola announced today he has accepted the position of President & CEO of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater in Pinellas County. “I…

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Visit Pensacola CEO named finalist for St. Pete job

Pinellas County Administrator Barry A. Burton announced the names of the three new finalists for the Visit St. Pete/Clearwater president and CEO position today – included on…

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