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Visit St. Pete/Clearwater is the official destination marketing organization for Pinellas County, Florida.

New Site Tracks Your Good, Bad & Ugly In One Click

Last week we told you review sites won’t be going away anytime soon. This week we have the lowdown on a new website that allows you to see user comments from a host of different review sites with a single … Continue reading

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Will There Be A Dolphin Tale 2?

Find out what’s next for “Winter” the dolphin and whether or not she will have a swan song on the big screen as Clearwater Marine Aquarium director David Yates shares it all with CVBeat. Fame for Winter the Dolphin isn’t … Continue reading

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Festival Literally Moved Mountains

Will Clearwater Beach visitors buy into the Sugar Sand Festival? How did it become so big in so little time? CVBeat caught up with event coordinator Lisa Chandler to find out. CVBeat: This event seemed to come out of nowhere, but … Continue reading

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VSPC Adds New Event To Tourism Week 2013

Celebrate 2012’s record-breaking year with a pair of exciting Travel & Tourism Week events, beginning Monday, May 6 and culminating on Wednesday, May 8 with our first-ever Tourism Tailgate.  The first-ever Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Tourism Tailgate, an informal event, takes … Continue reading

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Sandpearl, Vinoy and Don Set For Events

The St. Pete/Clearwater Meetings Team, which has a stated goal for this year of 105,000 room nights, is busy closing in on that figure. What many might not know is that one of the greatest assets for the Meetings Team, … Continue reading

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Clearwater Dolphins Make Statewide Splash

With more than 2.5 million visitors stopping into Florida Welcome Centers every year, four Clearwater dolphins at centers along I-10 are going to be making quite the impression this year.  In conjunction with Visit Florida, the Clearwater Regional Chamber and … Continue reading

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Like Them Or Not, Review Sites Can Boost Your Sales

Online review sites are only as good as the person who writes the reviews, right? Regardless of what you think of them, they’re here to stay—and here’s one that’s been proven by industry watchers to earn you money—as much as … Continue reading

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