Tag Archives: travel

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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Kramer Earns GM of the Year at Clearwater Beach Hyatt

On any day of the week, Housekeepers at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa never know when they’ll get a surprise visit from General Manager Brian Kramer. Kramer doesn’t announce which rooms he’ll be checking during his random … 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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National Publication Gives St. Pete Love

One of the most widely-read and longest running magazines in the country just awarded St. Petersburg yet another superlative—but this one isn’t for art or culture. What they focused on this time may surprise you. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Redbook … Continue reading

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Stop Acting Like You Know Pinterest, Read These Tips to Pin

Pinterest. You’ve heard the name, and maybe you’ve even pretended to know exactly what it is. Here’s our Cliff Notes on the world’s third most-popular social media site—and advice in how you can use it to grow your business. (VSPC … 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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Shining the Spotlight on Area’s State Parks

Can you name St. Pete/Clearwater’s five breathtaking state parks? Did you know that one of them is Florida’s most visited state park for the sixth year in a row? Friends of Florida State Parks is giving you the chance to … Continue reading

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First-Ever Twitter Promotion Seeking Industry Giveaways

St. Pete/Clearwater businesses have the chance to take part in an area first social media promotion in conjunction with the premier of Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza this Thurs., Nov. 8. Visit St. Pete/Clearwater will be giving away 10 pairs of … Continue reading

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Update: Co-Op Meeting Set for Nov. 13

From $60 ad offerings on TripAdvisor and $75 to be a part of the ever-growing “100 Days of Summer” campaign, don’t miss a single advertising opportunity for the upcoming year by attending the advertising co-op meeting on Nov. 13. The … 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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