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VisitFlorida launches online marketing tool to agents

VisitFlorida launches online marketing tool to agents

VisitFlorida is launching its first ever e-learning programme, the VisitFlorida Expert; a useful tool designed to give UK and Irish travel agents a comprehensive overview of the Sunshine State and all it has to offer. Alfredo Gonzalez, vice president international sales and marketing development, will be leading the launch, introducing the new e-learning programme to agents at a product training event in central London from tomorrow.

Visit Florida signs on as Fulham FC sponsor

Visit Florida signs on as Fulham FC sponsor

Visit Florida, the state of Florida’s official tourist board, has officially launched its partnership with Fulham Football Club as its Main Team Sponsor for the 2015/16 season. The new Fulham FC team kit boldly displays the familiar Visit Florida logo across the chest of the home, away and third kit. In addition, Visit Florida has signage at the Craven Cottage grounds and will also be featured on the Riverside Stand roof, which is on the landing approach of London’s Heathrow Airport.

Google Maps finds new partner in VisitFlorida

Google Maps finds new partner in VisitFlorida

A team from VisitFlorida has begun a four-month odyssey to capture stunning images of the Sunshine State’s 825 miles of beaches using Google’s Street View Trekker technology. These 360-degree images will be integrated into Google Maps, enabling potential visitors from around the globe to experience interactive views of Florida’s world-renowned beaches before they ever leave home.

VISIT FLORIDA welcomes new chief marketing officer

VISIT FLORIDA welcomes new chief marketing officer

23rd Feb 2013 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Today, VISIT FLORIDA – the state’s official tourism marketing corporation – announced the hiring of Paul Phipps as its new Chief Marketing Officer. Phipps has 37 years of experience in sales, marketing, promotions and management having served in such high-profile positions as General Manager for Seminole IMG Sports Marketing/Assistant Athletic Director Florida State University, Chief Marketing Officer for International Speedway Corporation and Executive Vice President for Major League Soccer.

VISIT FLORIDA & Florida Chamber Foundation Partner on tracking tourism

VISIT FLORIDA & Florida Chamber Foundation Partner on tracking tourism

6th Feb 2013 Press Release Tourism News Organisations & Operators

Today, VISIT FLORIDA and the Florida Chamber Foundation announce the addition of metrics to The Florida Scorecard that now track the impact of Florida’s tourism industry on the state’s economy. The new resource will provide detailed, interactive metrics that gauge the monthly activity of key indicators within Florida’s top industry and provide insight into the importance of tourism to the Sunshine State’s business community.

VISIT FLORIDA becomes Brand USA Founding Partner

VISIT FLORIDA becomes Brand USA Founding Partner

22nd Apr 2012 Press Release Tourism News

As part of today’s opening of the Florida Association of Destination Marketing Organizations’ Industry Summit, VISIT FLORIDA® – the official tourism marketing corporation for the State of Florida – is proud to announce its new founding partnership with Brand USA.