Visitors & Convention Bureau offers tourism industry update


Local business and community leaders received an update on the state of Florida’s tourism industry last week, when the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches Visitors & Convention Bureau hosted its annual “State of the Tourism Industry Report.”

Held May 17 at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort and Convention Center, the breakfast meeting attracted hundreds of local tourism and hospitality professionals to learn the results of recent tourism industry research and new developments on the local tourism front. First Coast News Anchor Jessica Clark emceed the event, which featured presentations by Visit Florida CEO Ken Lawson and Dr. Peter Yesawich of MMGY Global.