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Pam Fuqua Speaks at Governor Scott’s Press Conference

Our own Pam Fuqua was asked to speak in support of VISIT FLORIDA at Governor Rick Scott’s press conference that was held at the Capitol last Tuesday as part of the annual Tourism Day Festivities.   Pam, on behalf of RWSAC, was one of only four speakers that was asked to speak at the event from throughout the entire state.  Pam reports “I was thrilled at the chance to express our support of VISIT FLORIDA, it was a great opportunity and awesome exposure for RWSAC.”
ABC affiliate in Tallahassee covered the press conference, as well as several other local stations.
Thank you Pam for representing RWSAC so well.
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2017 Hospitality Training Workshops

RiverWay South Apalachicola Choctawhatchee (RWSAC) and Goodwill Industries Big Bend, Inc. are co-sponsoring a series of hospitality training workshops that will provide high-quality, nationally-certified training to frontline tourism industry professionals and create “Ambassadors” for the RiverWay South region. You have three opportunities to attend this training: (more…)

VISIT FLORIDA Trade Show Program Helps Promote “Unexplored Florida”

avatarBy on November 15th, 2016 — 12:17pm

In an effort to showcase Florida’s diverse destinations by bringing attention to the state’s less visited rural areas, VISIT FLORIDA began a travel trade show partnership in 2014 with the Original Florida Tourism Task Force, doing business as Visit Natural North Florida.  As a result, the task force, which represents 14 counties in North Central Florida, was able to show a 16 percent increase in tax revenues for the region between July 2015 and February 2016.