Press Releases

 

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Visit Pensacola Annual Meeting Rescheduled to November 9 Due to Inclement Weather

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Visit Pensacola Set to Host Annual Meeting Oct. 28

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Visit Pensacola Grant Program Paused,  Will Resume Oct. 1, 2021

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #14 - June 5, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola Launches Experience Pensacola Destination App

June 1, 2020

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #13 - May 29, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #12 - May 22, 2020

 

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Escambia County Short-Term Vacation Rentals Safety Plan Approved and Open for Reservations

May 19, 2020

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #11 - May 15, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #10 - May 8, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #9 - May 1, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola Set to Lead Virtual National Travel and Tourism Week Celebration May 3-9

April 30, 2020

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #8 - April 24, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola Welcomes President and CEO Darien Schaefer 

April 20, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #7

April 17, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #6

April 10, 2020

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #5

April 3, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #4

March 30, 2020

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #3

March 20, 2020

 

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Escambia County, City Following Governor's Order to Close Bars, Nightclubs; County LImiting Groups to 10 People or Fewer on Pensacola Beach

March 17, 2020

Bars and nightclubs in Escambia County and the City of Pensacola must close for 30 days starting at 5 p.m. today, Tuesday, March 17, per an executive order from Gov. Ron DeSantis.

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #2

March 16, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update #1

March 13, 2020

 

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Visit Pensacola Announces New President/CEO

March 10, 2020

 Visit Pensacola announced today that Darien Schaefer will be its next President/CEO. Schaefer and the organization reached an agreement and the Board of Directors held a special meeting earlier today to vote on contract negotiations.

 

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Visit Pensacola Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 5, 2020

Visit Pensacola, Inc. is closely monitoring statements from the Florida Department of Health, MyEscambia, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Travel, and the World Health Organization regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

 

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Visit Pensacola Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

March 2, 2020

Visit Pensacola is pleased to announce its 2020 grant recipients for events taking place between May 1, 2020 – Sept. 30, 2020.

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Visit Pensacola Search Committee Recommends President/CEO to Visit Pensacola Board of Directors

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

The Visit Pensacola search committee has recommended Pamela Johnson as the next president/ CEO of the organization to the Visit Pensacola Board of Directors.

 

 

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Pensacola Filled with Cheer, Laughter and Glee This Winter Season

Wednesday, January 29, 2019

The Pensacola Bay Area is teeming with events, activities and more for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. With mild temperatures and winter deals on the horizon, this vacation destination has everything to offer people looking for a getaway this season. Here’s a roundup of everything happening throughout the winter season.

 

 

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Visit Pensacola Now Accepting Grant Applications for Events Taking Place May 1 - Sept. 30, 2020

Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

Twice a year, Visit Pensacola allocates funds from its annual budget to a grant program for local groups and organizations that coordinate events or visitor experiences with a demonstrated history of visitor impact or the significant potential to draw visitors to the area. The Visit Pensacola grant program’s main purpose is to attract visitors while engaging the local community with more experiences.

 

 

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Visit Pensacola Holiday Cube Set to Return Nov. 15; New Location Selected

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

Visit Pensacola is pleased to announce the return of its Holiday Cube to Downtown Pensacola for the holiday season.

 

 

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Visit Pensacola Highlights Successes at Annual Meeting

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019

 

 

 

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Visit Pensacola Announces Interim President, Succession Plan

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019

Visit Pensacola announced today that former county administrator Jack Brown will serve as the organization’s interim president.

 

 

 

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Pensacola Rich with Events and Vacation Deals this Holiday Season

Monday, Oct. 14, 2019

With mild temperatures and winter deals on the horizon, this vacation destination has everything to offer people looking for a getaway this season. Here’s a roundup of everything happening throughout November.

 

 

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Visit Pensacola President Accepts CEO Position with Visit St. Pete/Clearwater

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019

Steve Hayes, President of Visit Pensacola announced today he has accepted the position of President & CEO of Visit St. Pete/Clearwater in Pinellas County.