Visit Orlando, its team members and partners contributed more than $515,000 to the local community through fundraising, marketing and in-kind support in 2010. Contributions included: clothing and holiday gift drives; educational initiatives and cash contributions raised during events; and in-kind marketing support for arts and cultural groups.
If the rash of newly re-named tourism authorities is any indication, “convention and visitors bureaus” are on the way out. In their stead is an assortment of organizations urging leisure and group business to “visit” or “discover” their destinations. Take, for example: Visit Oakland (formerly the Oakland, Calif., Convention & Visitors Bureau) Discover Torrance (a […]