Central Florida News

Polk County Visitor Center will Host a Seasonal Farmers Market on Thursdays

Published on Friday, July 25, 2014

Local produce, arts and crafts to be included in Polk Outpost 27's weekly Farmers Market. Read more...

VISIT FLORIDA Selects Visit Central Florida Managers to Serve on Industry Committees

Published on Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Three members of Visit Central Florida's management team tapped to serve on industry committees with VISIT FLORIDA. Read more...

Visit Central Florida to Host Travel Marketing Presentation

Published on Thursday, April 17, 2014

Free Travel Marketing Presentation April 24 in Auburndale Read more...

More Than 2200 Triathletes to Compete in IRONMAN 70.3 Florida Next Week

Published on Thursday, April 3, 2014

Weekend Activities Include Consumer Expo, IRONKIDS Florida Fun Run Read more...

Tourism Tax Collections Continue Double Digit Increases

Published on Monday, March 17, 2014

Spring Sports Events and Streamsong Resort Will Help Bolster an Already Record Pace Read more...

Polk County Visitor Center Hosts Spring Training Day on February 22, 2014

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2014

Grand Prize Drawings Include Four Tickets to a Detroit Tigers Spring Training Game and a Game-Worn Jersey Read more...

Visit Central Florida Offers Special Online Travel Deals

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2014

2014 Travel Deals offer Polk County visitors - and residents - savings on attractions, restaurants, shopping and more. Read more...

Tourism Office Renews Campaign to Attract Business Meetings and Conferences Home to Polk County

Published on Monday, January 13, 2014

PCTSM’s “Backyard Campaign” promotes to agencies that the perfect location for their next meeting or conference is right here in their backyard. Read more...

Sponsorship Applications for Arts, Culture and Heritage Funding Now Being Accepted

Published on Monday, January 13, 2014

The application period for sponsorship of arts, culture and heritage events taking place in Fiscal Year 2014-2015 (October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015) is now open. Read more...

Polk County Visitor Center to Host Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 26

Published on Monday, October 14, 2013

Attendees will receive a free LEGOLAND® Florida ticket with every LEGOLAND® Florida ticket purchased at Polk Outpost 27 on the day of the event. Read more...

Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing to Host Attractions Forum on May 15 in Auburndale

Published on Thursday, May 2, 2013

Attractions Forum will feature representatives from LEGOLAND® Florida, Bok Tower Gardens and Fantasy of Flight. Read more...

IRONMAN 70.3 Florida Set to Welcome 2500 Triathletes to Polk County Event

Published on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Family Activities Highlight the Three Day Event Centered Around Haines City’s Lake Eva Park Read more...

Visit Central Florida Redesigns Website

Published on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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Polk County Visitor Center Hosts Spring Training Kick Off Celebration on February 16

Published on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Grand Prize Drawings Include Four Tickets to a Detroit Tigers Spring Training Game and a Game-Worn Jersey Read more...

Polk County to Host 2013 Bike Florida Spring Tour

Published on Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Florida bicycle event to bring more than 900 cyclists to Polk County roadways in March 2013. Read more...

Tropical Storm Isaac

Published on Saturday, August 25, 2012

Polk County's Tourism Industry Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaac Read more...

PCTSM Sales and Events Manager Recognized as a Future Leader in the Meetings and Events Industry

Published on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Connect Magazine selects its “40 Under 40” Class of 2012 to recognize top meeting industry professionals under 40 Read more...

Visit Central Florida’s Tourism Sales & Marketing Manager Named to National “Forty for the Future" List

Published on Friday, June 29, 2012

Southeast Tourism Society Names First Class of ‘Forty for the Future’; Program recognizes top travel professionals under 40 Read more...

Ironman 70.3 Florida Set to Welcome 2800 Triathletes in First Polk County Event

Published on Monday, June 4, 2012

Family Activities are the Highlight of the Three Day Event Centered Around Haines City’s Lake Eva Park Read more...

Polk County Tourism, Polk County Emergency Management and Publix Partner to Distribute 2012 Polk County Public Shelters Map

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2012

2012 Polk County Public Shelters Map now available Read more...

Three Polk County Municipalities Nominated for the Ultimate Fishing Town

Published on Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Online Voting Open from May 1-31 at www.WFNFishingTown.com Read more...

Lance Armstrong Coming to Haines City As Participant in Ironman Event May 20

Published on Friday, February 10, 2012

Participation part of newly announced partnership between Ironman and Lance Armstrong Foundation Read more...

New 2012 “Passport to Adventure and Savings” Discount Card Available Now

Published on Wednesday, January 11, 2012

More than 140 special offers included in new discount brochure! Read more...

Detroit Tigers Announce 2012 Spring Training Schedule

Published on Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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December Hospitality Industry Professional Tour

Published on Wednesday, November 16, 2011

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Polk County Tourism, Polk County Emergency Management and Publix Partner to Distribute 2011 Polk County Public Shelters Map

Published on Wednesday, June 1, 2011

2011 Polk County Public Shelters Map now available (click on map below to see front and back) Read more...

LEGOLAND ® FLORIDA ANNOUNCES OPENING DATE

Published on Monday, May 23, 2011

New theme park in Winter Haven is set to open Saturday, October 15, 2011 Read more...