Press Releases

Tall Ship

Pensacola Announced as Official Host Port of Tall Ships Challenge Gulf Coast 2018

September 20, 2017

 Visit Pensacola, Escambia County’s Destination Management Organization, announced earlier this month that the city is slated as an official host port for the Tall Ships Challenge Gulf Coast 2018.

 

grits

Hungry? Can't decide? You don't have to, Pensacola has something for all taste buds

August 23, 2017

Buttery, smoky oysters, wood-fired locally caught lionfish and what's that? A fried green tomato topped with crab meat, bacon and a shallot-champagne vinaigrette... 

 

Couple Press Release

Planning your Honeymoon? TripAdvisor says look no further!

August 2, 2017

 Candlelit dinner on the waterfront. Hot-stone massages while listening to the waves crash. Sunset dolphin cruises. Need we go on? It’s no wonder why Trip Advisor named Pensacola to the 15 best honeymoon....

 

Boardwalk to Beach

Looking for Florida's best? You'll find it in Pensacola 

July 11, 2017

The Pensacola Bay Area continues to prove to be a destination vacation through recent accolades. Known most well for its sugar white beaches, voted to the 10 Best Beaches in Florida by Conde Nast to be exact...

 

Bay Bridge Project

Pensacola Bay Bridge Project Set to Begin

June 29, 2017

Pensacola Bay Area visitors can now plan effortlessly for an all-encompassing vacation to the region. For those looking to explore more than the sugar white beaches, the Pensacola Bay Bridge Project will...

 

tourism week

Visit Pensacola Hosts Second Hospitality Luncheon in Celebration of National Travel & Tourism Week

May 12, 2017

For the second year in a row Visit Pensacola celebrated National Travel and Tourism Week by honoring members of the hospitality community with a luncheon at Skopelo’s at New World Inn. President...

 

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Visit Pensacola Calls for Hospitality Heroes 

April 20, 2017

National Travel and Tourism Week takes place nationwide May 7-13, 2017.

 

Travel and Tourism Week

Visit Pensacola Rallies in Support of Travel and Tourism 

April 10, 2017

National Travel and Tourism Week takes place nationwide May 7-13, 2017. Pensacola’s tourism impact to be spotlighted.

 

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Visit Pensacola Releases New Grant Applications 

March 7, 2017

The grant process is set in place to help local events with marketing dollars and ensure proper use of TDT funding.

 

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Southwest and American Airlines Offering New Flights from Pensacola

January 10, 2017

Visit Pensacola is pleased to share that the American Airline non-stop to Washington, D.C. is back year-round and Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop weekend service to Denver... 

 

De Luna Ship Discovery

Visit Pensacola celebrates the discovery of a third 16th-century shipwreck from Tristan de Luna's Spanish fleet in Pensacola

January 10, 2017

The Emanuel Point III, found by the University of West Florida archaeology program in Pensacola Bay, is the newest piece to the puzzle of a nearly 500-year-old mystery

 

Visitor's Center

Pensacola Visitor Center to Launch In-House Events

January 5, 2017

Visit Pensacola is excited to announce several events happening in their visitor centers.....

 

song writers

It's Time to Escape to Pensacola

December 13, 2017

If your mood is as cold and gloomy as the scene outside your window right now, don’t worry. You’re in good company. And Visit Pensacola is here to help... 

 

Star Wars

Make Plans Now to Attend Pensacola Feb. 17-19

December 12, 2016

Visit Pensacola announces stellar lineup of stars, including characters from international hits like “Harry Potter,” “Star Wars,” “Star Trek,” “Game of Thrones,” “Doctor Who,” and “The X-Files”