The Power of Travel: Visit Tampa Bay and Visit St. Pete/Clearwater celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week

In association with U.S. Travel Association, Visit Tampa Bay and Visit St. Pete/Clearwater are celebrating the Power of Travel, with destinations across the country, during this year’s National Travel and

Greece opens to American tourists; France likely next

With newly vaccinated, jet-setting Tampa Bay area residents anxiously waiting to see when the world—especially Europe—would reopen for travel, it’s welcome news that Greece has removed its COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Hillsborough County’s general aviation airports are soaring

The travel industry took a hit in 2020 while stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions meant people were not going anywhere, or at least, not going as far as often. “This

Spending the weekend in Florida’s beautiful first coast (PHOTOS)

As we all struggle to find new ways to “get away” while also staying close and safe, my husband and I embarked on a trip to a place that is

Networking, social distancing & a little R&R

My husband and I always look forward to the annual CEO Council Fall Social, held at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, but, like everything else in 2020,

John Harvey talks about his move to St. Petersburg and the future of travel 

After months of staying inside, watching a global pandemic unfold, people are ready to start planning for future travels. The Wall Street Journal reported that while major international vacations were

Sunsets to take your breath away and ‘just let go’

While the world stopped and social distancing became the word of the summer, many Floridians were eyeing places they could travel by car to get out of the house while

The Don CeSar delivers hospitality, community service and beach access during pandemic

In more than 92 years holding court beachside the team at the Don CeSar, one of St. Pete Beach’s most recognizable and storied properties, has navigated multiple obstacles. Despite the

Ashford Castle’s Irish eyes create special family escape

When Ireland’s westernmost shores of the Wild Atlantic Way call with their siren song, extraordinary family vacations are explicit in their promise. Adventure greets families head on here, especially when

TBBW’s guide to ‘Summering in Place’

The tourism and hospitality industry took a major blow this spring when COVID-19 brought everything to a screeching halt. Here’s a guide of hotels and attractions in your own backyard,

Of sand & surf, fairways & greens

With about two-thirds of the planet covered by ocean currents, it’s only logical that many of the world’s best golf courses are situated seaside. Luckily for Tampa Bay area residents,

We’re riding out the pandemic in Morocco

Lauren Davenport, CEO and husband Daniel Fernandez, CMO of the Symphony Agency in St. Petersburg, sold their home and most of their belongings in early 2019 to become minimalist entrepreneurs.