Tag: Visit Jacksonville
The tragedy of Ashley Taylor brings 'Gold Arrow Families' to the forefront.

A.G. GancarskiJuly 24, 2017

Jacksonville City Council President Anna Brosche met with her immediate predecessor, Councilwoman Lori Boyer, on Monday. The topic: tourism, and Jacksonville’s vehicle for driving tourist traffic: the Tourism Development Council. The Boyer Presidency saw a revision in the funding model for the TDC, yet tourism marketing is still very much a work in progress for Jacksonville, a city […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 21, 2016

With Gov. Rick Scott in Jacksonville announcing record-setting tourism numbers and attributing them to VISIT FLORIDA, it was only natural that Paul Astleford, who heads up Visit Jacksonville, would have his say on the “big numbers.” With Visit Jacksonville under scrutiny for travel expenses, and with its contract due for renewal in a year, Astleford took advantage of the […]

A.G. GancarskiMay 4, 2015

What had initially been proposed as a debate sponsored by Visit Jacksonville on Monday turned into a pair of separate mayoral candidate forums for Lenny Curry and Alvin Brown. The incumbent mayor, ever wary of Curry’s “partisan tricks,” declined again the opportunity to share a stage with his opponent. Florida Politics went to the event’s venue at the […]


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