Monday, November 23, 2015 / by Extreme Home Selling Team
Are you looking for a Vacation or Lifestyle Destination that has more than Great Restaurants and Beautiful Scenery? Are you an ACTIVE ATHLETE who likes to jump into the ACTION? Check out VISITSarasota.org to get all the details on what's happening in the Greater Sarasota Area! Virginia Haley, President of VISITSarasota, is well-versed in the special Niche Market of Sports Tourism. She works smart to bring Sarasota's Assets front and center to the World.
Let's check some of the numbers...
The 1980s saw Sports Tourism in its infancy, particularly for amateur and non-traditional sports. Now there are many groups and organizations that have grown with the industry to nurture and invent new pathways in light of the especially rigorous demands of the Baby Boomers. Sports Tourism is BIG Business as evidenced by the 110 support and sponsoring orgs in place across the country Their combined contribution in Visitor Spending for 2014 is nearly $9 Billion! The Sarasota County Sports Commission sponsored 112 events in Fiscal Year 2015 equating to $144M in economic impact and $101K room nights, a substantial increase of the previous year.
VISITSarasota doesn't just create slick marketing and promotional pieces to bring people in. "...They work closely with athletic venues, hoteliers & partners, and nearby destinations to ensure events..." run like a well-oiled machine!
Here are a sampling of the Sports Events in our area!
Sarasota Reds & Bradenton Marauders Minor League Baseball
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