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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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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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PCTSM Managers Represent Polk County at “Florida Tourism Day” in Tallahassee

Posted on April 25th, 2014 by

Categories: General, Uncategorized

Mark Jackson, Marc Zimmerman and Kris Keprios represented Polk County at Florida Tourism Day in Tallahassee on March 12. The all-day event at the Florida Capitol provided an excellent opportunity to showcase the state’s No. 1 industry to the legislature and to educate them on the benefits of tourism for the state’s economy and quality […]

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Free Travel Marketing Presentation in Auburndale April 24

Posted on April 20th, 2014 by

Categories: Event, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will hold their next Tourist Development Council (TDC) Meeting at 9:00 am on Thursday, April 24, featuring a travel marketing presentation and tourism industry update and forecast by guest speaker Brian London. Mr. London, President/CEO of London Tourism Publications, is a speaker, publisher and marketing-economist who works with […]

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Polk County’s Tourism Office to Host Events to Celebrate National Tourism Week, May 5 – 9, 2014

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by

Categories: Attractions, Event, General, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM) will celebrate National Tourism Week with a number of activities the week of May 5 – 9, 2014. The first full week of May is recognized annually as National Travel and Tourism Week. Plans are still in progress so PCTSM wants tourism officials and residents to make note […]

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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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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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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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Posted on December 28th, 2012 by

Categories: Attractions, Uncategorized

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing has landed an exciting Holiday Spectacular promotion with VISIT FLORIDA and the New York Daily News. Nine (9) lucky readers will win a four day/three night   family vacation to Florida, including airfare (provided by VISIT FLORIDA), accommodations and four tickets to LEGOLAND Florida. Holiday Inn Winter Haven is partnering […]

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