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Tourism vital for Panama City Beach

April 27, 2017
The ability to attract tourists year-round helps drive Panama City’s economy. VISIT FLORDIA cuts would severely harm businesses and jobs in this community. Watch here:… Read More

We must save VISIT FLORIDA

April 27, 2017
CEO of VISIT FLORIDA, Ken Lawson, makes the case that we need VISIT FLORIDA to keep adding jobs. http://www.floridatrend.com/article/22055/ceo-of-visit-florida-makes-case-why-defunding-agency-will-cost-florida-thousands-of-jobs… Read More

Do not cut VISIT FLORIDA

April 27, 2017
The marketing efforts of VISIT FLORIDA have had a tremendous impact on the livelihood of millions of Floridians over the last 50 years and, more pointedly on the citizens of… Read More

Tourism creates jobs

April 27, 2017

Gov Scott proposes $100 million for VISIT FLORIDA

April 24, 2017
Roger Dow, President & CEO of U.S. Travel Association states: “The investment proposal of $100 million announced today by Governor Scott demonstrates the value he places on tourism promotion to… Read More

Putnam: VISIT FLORIDA needs more, not less, support

April 24, 2017
Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam warns Florida lawmakers not to scale back marketing efforts. Keep reading: http://news.wfsu.org/post/putnam-visit-florida-needs-more-not-less-support… Read More

Cuts to VISIT FLORIDA devastating for Palm Beach County

April 24, 2017
Jorge Pesquera, head of Discover The Palm Beaches, said: “For a state like Florida to take a gamble, to make a bet that people are just going to continue to… Read More

Editorial: Preserve funding for tourism agency

April 24, 2017
VISIT FLORIDA is a smart and effective use of public funds that creates jobs and boosts Florida’s economy Keep reading: http://www.heraldtribune.com/opinion/20170419/editorial-preserve-funding-for-tourism-agency… Read More

VISIT FLORIDA crucial to Pensacola’s recovery

April 20, 2017
After the BP oil spill, Pensacola relied on VISIT FLORIDA’s help to reboot the tourism industry. The economy rebounded thanks to the direct effect of tourism promotion. Keep reading:… Read More