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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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Speed, Scottish Games & Blues Fest On Deck

Do you feel the need for speed? Get behind the wheel of some of the most exotic cars, custom motorcycles and high performance watercraft at the 2013 Festivals of Speed this Sunday at North Straub Park in downtown St. Pete. Also, … Continue reading

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Restaurants Combining Taste, Technology

With the simple touch of your finger, a Braised Short Rib and Portabello Flatbread can be at your table within minutes. The Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar in Clearwater is combining tasty food with technology.   Customers are greeted by servers when … Continue reading

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Leisure Travel Brings the Fun to Huddle

Drawing on the growing popularity of running as a favorite business-world mixer activity, VSPC’s Leisure Sales Department is hosting its first-ever tourism-industry “Fun Run” at this year’s Florida Huddle. VSPC is sponsoring the morning event to coincide with the largest … Continue reading

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Emeril Dishes on Opening A Restaurant in St. Pete/Clearwater

Celeb-chef Emeril Lagasse was in town last week to shoot an entire episode of his new show dedicated to the St. Pete/Clearwater area food scene. He shared his thoughts about the area with VSPC—and addressed rumors of a future Emeril’s … Continue reading

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FAMS Ramp Up As Year Winds Down

VSPC’s been busy showcasing St. Pete/Clearwater with more than a dozen FAM tours since October. Find out which tourism industry members visited from around the world. As the year was winding down, VSPC’s Leisure Travel and Media Relations/Communications departments were … Continue reading

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Holiday Deals, Events Needed for First-Time Initiative

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater’s latest initiative is calling for your best deals and events for the holiday season. This new local promotion will tout your deals and events, which will be used to generate interest and push bookings for the holidays … Continue reading

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Area On Display for UK’s Most Popular Media Outlets All Week

Journalists from some of the UK’s most popular media outlets—including the Daily Express and The Sun, UK’s largest newspaper—arrived earlier this week as part of a joint VSPC/Virgin Holidays media FAM. From Tarpon Springs to Clearwater Jazz Holiday to the … Continue reading

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Can’t Miss Advertising Forum Slated for Nov. 13

Please join BVK, our advertising agency of record, and tech and website vendor Miles Media, for a forum to outline cooperative advertising opportunities for the upcoming year. RSVP now for the Nov. 13th meeting. The opportunities highlighted will include a … Continue reading

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Klages: International Visitation In Double-Digit Surge

Domestic tourism metrics released at this year’s annual marketing meeting showed solid year-over-year increases the US feeder markets of the Northeast, the Midwest and Florida.  But how are things looking internationally? Find out what a just-released Research Data Services analysis … Continue reading

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