Visit Sarasota County opens new Visitor Information Center

SARASOTA, FL- (October 18, 2017)-Visit Sarasota County (VSC) has opened the doors to its new Visitor Information Center at the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce at 1945 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, FL 34236.  This location replaces its previous location at 1710 Main Street.  The location offers ample visitor parking and visibility for tourists coming to Sarasota County seeking visitor information.

Hours for the Visitors Center will remain the same. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

The Visitors Center at the Mall, located on the University Parkway exit off Interstate 75, will continue to operate. VSC will also continue operating its mobile visitor information vehicle. This vehicle tours the entire County and is located at key events and in key areas to provide visitors with information.

Additionally, VSC is also works with the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce, Siesta Key Beach Ambassadors, Longboat Key Chamber as well as Downtown Venice Ambassadors to ensure visitors have information about Sarasota County. VSC hopes to continue expand partnerships with local Chambers of Commerce in providing visitor services.

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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.