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VISIT FLORIDA Selects Polk County Tourism Execs to Serve on Industry Committees

Posted on July 9th, 2014 by

Categories: General

VISIT FLORIDA,  the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, will usher in new leadership to serve on its Executive Committee, Board of Directors and industry committees with the start of its new fiscal year on July 1. More than 220 VISIT FLORIDA partners, including some of the industry’s foremost experts, have been selected to represent the […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on July 7th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JULY 7-15, 2014 Find a complete listing of July and August events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Book Club at Polk County History Center Date: Tuesday, July 8 Venue:  Polk County History Center, Bartow – Join the Polk County History Center on the first and second Tuesday monthly for […]

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Soaking Up the Local Culture

Posted on June 30th, 2014 by

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

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA JUNE 30- JULY 8, 2014 Find a complete listing of June and July events taking place in Polk County at VisitCentralFlorida.org. Red, White & Kaboom Date: Thursday, July 3 Venue:  Lake Mirror, Lakeland – Celebrate the fourth of July downtown at Lakeland’s annual “Red, White &  Kaboom” event where you’ll find live music from D.A. Smith & […]

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LEGOLAND® Florida Unveils New 6-Foot Tall LEGO ® Globe as Part of Renewable Energy Initiatives

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, General

Guests can now interact with green-energy based models as part of Tampa Electric partnership at LEGOLAND Florida LEGOLAND Florida and Tampa Electric unveiled a new 6-foot LEGO ® Globe next to the Imagination Zone attraction venue as part of initiatives to further education on renewable energy inside the park. Built out of more than 250,000 […]

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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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Polk County Partners with Publix to Distribute 2014 County Public Shelters Map

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

In preparation for hurricane season, which began on June 1, Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing and Polk County Emergency Management have again partnered with Publix Super Markets to produce and distribute the “Polk County Public Shelters” map for 2014. This annual map is designed to assist both resident and tourist evacuees in finding shelter […]

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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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Polk’s Tourism Mobile Website Recognized Among the Best in the South

Posted on April 11th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

The mobile website for Visit Central Florida, Polk County’s official destination sales and marketing organization, has been named one of the “South’s Best” by ConventionSouth Magazine. Polk County’s mobile site was honored as one of the best in the “second-tier destinations” category, which included destinations like Birmingham, AL; Knoxville, TN and Virginia Beach, VA. Categories […]

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Explorations V Children’s Museum to Host Annual Children’s Festival

Posted on April 8th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, Upcoming

Explorations V Children’s Museum, located at 109 North Kentucky Avenue in downtown Lakeland, will host its annual Children’s Festival Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 10am until 3pm. The festival will include art, science, music, woodworking, bounce house, entertainment and many other hands-on activities throughout nearby MunnPark. A bicycle give-away, nature show and “big wheel” vehicles […]

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Choose the Winner of Visit Central Florida’s Tigers Spring Training Photo Contest

Posted on March 28th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Sports, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Tigers fans, Our Tigers Spring Training photo contest kicked off with the start of Spring Training in Lakeland and has winded down like the spring season. The next, and final, phase of the contest will begin on March 31 and continue through April 7. This next phase is the People’s Choice Award, which means we […]

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