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Tourism Marketing Meeting to Feature Latin America Marketing Specialist

Posted on February 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will host the next Tourist Development Council (TDC) Marketing Committee Meeting at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014. Victor Manjarres, President of Travel Tourism Marketing Latin America (TM Latin America), will be the featured guest speaker. Manjarres, who has more than 25 years of experience in the […]

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Find Special Online Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org

Posted on January 30th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, General, Nature, Shopping, Sports, Uncategorized

Visitors to Central Florida can save big on Polk County attractions, accommodations, restaurants, shopping, golfing and other activities using the new 2014 “Travel Deals” available at visitcentralflorida.org/travel-deals.  Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) has secured nearly 200 offers to add value to a Central Florida vacation, while helping to promote local businesses and attractions. […]

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Sponsorship Applications for Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding Now Being Accepted

Posted on January 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Arts, Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) announced today that the application process for fiscal year 2014-2015 arts, cultural and heritage event sponsorship is now open (covering events taking place October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015). The sponsorship application period closes on Friday, February 28, and all completed applications must be received at the […]

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Visit Central Florida Releases Redesigned Vacation Guide for 2014

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by

Categories: Arts, Attractions, Dining, Event, General, Nature, Shopping, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Visit Central Florida, the official destination marketing organization for Central Florida’s Polk County, has completely redesigned its vacation guide for 2014, featuring a new magazine format. The updated guide emulates VisitCentralFlorida.org (which was redesigned earlier this year) in looks and content, to complement the organization’s current marketing campaign “Find your element in Central Florida.” Visually […]

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PCTSM Managers Poised to Help Shape Florida’s Tourism Future

Posted on November 11th, 2013 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

Governor Rick Scott, who started his first term in 2011 with an aggressive job-creation goal, and who has made tourism a cornerstone of that initiative, recently said he would like to see the Sunshine State reach the 100 million visitor milestone. The 100 million figure surfaced in a recent report by Florida Taxwatch, a fiscally […]

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Television Coverage of Polk Attractions Results From PCTSM / LEGOLAND Partnership

Posted on October 22nd, 2013 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) partnered with LEGOLAND Florida to bring family travel journalist Emily Kaufman to Polk County in September to film a series of video segments highlighting some of Polk County’s major attractions. Ms. Kaufman, known nationally as “The Travel Mom”, packaged the video to support her appearances on TV morning […]

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PCTSM Hosts Tour Company Representatives to Attract More Business to Polk

Posted on October 12th, 2013 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing conducted an educational familiarization tour for Richard Marks, Director of Sales for Fantastic Tours and Travel, a national tour company based in New York, and one of his tour group leaders, Danielle Ockman, an assistant principal of the Arthur Meyer Academy of West Palm Beach. The tour was a […]

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Teamwork Recruits “SkillsUSA Florida” to Lakeland

Posted on September 25th, 2013 by

Categories: Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) teamed up with the Lakeland Chamber and the Lakeland Center to recruit SkillsUSA Florida to conduct their annual conference and competition in Lakeland for 2015, 2016 and 2017. The SkillsUSA Florida event will bring more than 1,500 participants and spectators to Polk County for three days in April […]

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PCTSM’s Inside Scoop: May Edition

Posted on June 5th, 2013 by

Categories: Attractions, Dining, General, Uncategorized

April PCTSM Press Tour Results in Swift Media Coverage PCTSM hosted a media tour on April 4 – 8 for travel journalists on assignment for El Economista, the leading financial newspaper in Mexico. A travel writer and travel photographer toured Polk County with PCTSM staff to experience local attractions, restaurants, shopping and activities. They were […]

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PCTSM Partners with VISIT FLORIDA & Stanford Inn on Promotional Sweepstakes

Posted on March 1st, 2013 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County (Visit Central Florida) was accepted as one of the adventure destinations to be promoted in a new VISIT FLORIDA Sweepstakes, Florida’s 500 Years of Adventure, and Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing has partnered with The Stanford Inn by providing five days/four night’s accommodations for two during the week of April 29 – […]

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