Tourism Day Rally March in Tallahassee

Media Contact: Lynn Hobeck Bates, APR
941-955-0991 Ext. 103
[email protected]


Sarasota, FL (March 14, 2017) Today, seven Sarasota County companies joined with Florida Governor Rick Scott in Tallahassee for Tourism Day in Tallahassee. Tourism Day is a rally to educate educate the legislature, media and all Floridians about the importance of Florida’s tourism industry. Media can pick up feed from the news services. Sarasota County attendees included John Horne of Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Barry Patel Sarasota County Tourist Development Council Member; Anne Rollings, Gecko’s Hospitality Group; John Monetti, Columbia restaurant; Dean Defebo, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar; and Brynne Anne Besio, South Florida Museum.

For more information please contact Lynn Hobeck Bates (941) 955-0991, ext. #103, or [email protected]


Visit Sarasota County leads and supports the tourism industry in Sarasota County by providing the highest quality, and most innovative, marketing programs and promotions to ensure the continued growth of tourism and travel from visitors around the world. It is the mission of VSC to make Sarasota County the must experience destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast.