Category Archives: VSPC News

Industry Expert: Changes Coming to Hotel TVs

From iPad connectivity to digital room service and syncing your mobile phone to a TV, the channel is changing on hotel TVs, according to Jonas Tanenbaum, Samsung Electronics America’s hospitality vice president. A USA Today Travel blog visited the world’s … Continue reading

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Expert Hears Visitor’s Likes, Woes

As a Destination Expert with TripAdvisor.com, “Maya58” is one of the most respected opinions for the St. Pete/Clearwater area. She moved here from New Jersey 10 years ago and has dished out 2,571 pieces of advice on the St. Pete … Continue reading

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Location, Rooftop Bar Distinguish Pier House 60

Since opening on Friday, June 29, Pier House 60, Clearwater Beach’s newest hotel, is generating significant buzz with its prime location and unique rooftop bar. Pier House 60 sales manager Madison Hotho said the 107-room hotel has seen increasing interest … Continue reading

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VSPC Sets Itself Apart with Relationships

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater walked away from last weekend’s Honda Indy Toronto in Canada with new inroads and strengthened relationships in one of the area’s largest international markets. The trip resulted in a partnership with Merit Golf Vacations, Canada’s leading golf … Continue reading

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‘RNC to R&R’ campaign announced

With the Republican National Convention rapidly approaching, VSPC is spearheading an initiative to help hotels target visitors for Labor Day weekend. The one-time promotion — which will have the tagline “RNC to R&R” — will be used to generate interest … Continue reading

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First ‘100 Days of Summer’ Weekly Winner Named as Entries Surge

You have to play to win, and luck was with Connie Delgado from the very start of summer. That’s because the Atlanta resident is Visit St. Pete/Clearwater’s first lucky “100 Days of Summer” weekly sweepstakes winner, a title that earned … Continue reading

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Pride Attracts More Than 80,000 to St. Pete

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater (VSPC) is teaming up with a variety of local tourism partners – from the Dali Museum to Tampa International Airport – in recognition of ‘Pride in Paradise,’ Florida’s largest LGBT celebration, which takes place this Saturday in St. Pete’s Grand … Continue reading

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