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PCTSM Director Featured on Panel at the Florida Attractions Association Conference

Posted on July 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General, Uncategorized

PCTSM Executive Director Mark Jackson was selected to participate as a session panelist during the 2014 Florida Attractions Association (FAA) Annual Conference held earlier this month in St. Augustine. In a panel moderated by Robert Skrob, Executive Director of the Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (FADMO), Jackson joined industry peers for an engaging discussion […]

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Polk County Soars with Media Coverage in Major Brazilian Airline Magazine

Posted on June 4th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

As a direct result of PCTSM’s March Press Tour for travel writers from Latin America, Polk County is prominently featured in the May 2014 issue of GOL Magazine, with an eight page travel article. GOL is the Brazilian airline with the largest number of flights per day. GOL’s inflight magazine is read by approximately 3 […]

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PCTSM’s Involvement with VISIT FLORIDA Continues to Pay Big Dividends for Polk

Posted on May 27th, 2014 by

Categories: Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM), known nationally as Visit Central Florida, and two other Polk County tourism organizations will receive a combined $25,000 in tourism grants from VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing organization, for the upcoming fiscal year, 2014-15. PCTSM is well represented on the VISIT FLORIDA board, with staff members […]

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Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing Wraps Up an Eventful Tourism Week 2014

Posted on May 16th, 2014 by

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

Tourism Week Caravans Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing celebrated National Tourism Week with a number of activities this year. The activities took place on May 5 – 9, 2014 which is annually recognized as National Travel and Tourism Week. Polk’s theme for this year’s celebration was “We Are Tourism” as PCTSM honored and highlighted […]

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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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