Posted on August 29th, 2014 by Rebecca Thompson
Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will host a travel marketing presentation and luncheon at 11:30 am on Tuesday, September 9, featuring guest speakers Rodney Levy and Rosemarie Young of Reserve Direct. Mr. Levy, the Director of Business Development for Reserve Direct, and Ms. Young, a Market Manager, have more than 25 years combined experience in the tourism industry. Reserve Direct is a travel reservation company that focuses on specific travel destinations, offering local expertise and reservations for attractions, shows and events as well as lodging and hotel reservations to vacationers, families and businesses. The presentation will focus on the benefits of Reserve Direct’s technology, as Visit Central Florida will be utilizing this service to create vacation packages, memorable vacation experiences and encouraging longer stays in Polk County. By partnering with Reserve Direct, Visit Central Florida will allow guests/customers to book their hotels/lodging and attractions on VisitCentralFlorida.org, promoting Polk County Lodging and Attractions, using Reserve Direct’s platform. Reserve Direct’s multi-destination-based reservation system currently serves several locations, including Orlando, Florida; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; The Hawaiian Islands; Williamsburg, Virginia; as well as Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
The presentation will take place at Lake Myrtle Sports Park, 2701 Lake Myrtle Park Road, Auburndale, FL 33823. Polk county tourism industry accommodations and attractions are encouraged to attend. To RSVP, call Kris Keprios at 863-551-4750.