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White Glove Treatment For Superior Small Lodgings

The Superior Small Lodging Association is smiling bright this week. The group just notched impressive results in its annual quality-assurance audit. Find out which properties got the”White Glove” treatment. In all, 33 of the 37 Superior Small Lodgings received the … Continue reading

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Groupon: Good For Hotels Or Just Customers?

If you opened a recent email from Groupon Getaways, you would have seen a local hotel on St. Pete Beach offering amazing deals: Postcard Inn on the Beach was in the process of selling almost 800 rooms at just $89 … Continue reading

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VSPC’s Arts Campaign Builds On Beaches

See how VSPC’s highly-targeted arts and culture campaign builds upon our “America’s Best Beaches” message, growing the area’s brand by touting the treasures beyond the beach. In 2012-13, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater placed 44 ads (example of one pictured) that racked … Continue reading

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#2 Search Engine Can Increase Online Biz?

Sure, Google is the #1 search engine. But #2 might surprise you. Find out what it is (hint: not Yahoo!) and how that answer could directly influence your customers to book online. Watching a web video (even one on YouTube, … Continue reading

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Area Partners Make Headlines Overseas

Visit St. Pete/Clearwater’s media team works to spread the word about area hotels, attractions and beaches in the international media. Check out some of the latest coverage from around the world. From the best bargains on the beach and eco-friendly … 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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