Overtime

Which Restaurants Are Extending Their Savor Sarasota Deals?

Two local restaurants are continuing to offer their prix fixe meal deals into October.

08/31/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County President Re-Appointed to Visit Florida Board of Directors

Virginia Haley currently serves as the 2019-2020 Chair of the Visit Florida board.

06/18/2020 By Staff

That time of year again

Savor Sarasota Returns Next Week

The annual restaurant promotion offers multi-course meals at outstanding prices.

05/13/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Coping with COVID-19

When Will Tourism Return to Sarasota County, and in What Form?

Virginia Haley on how Visit Sarasota is planning for the near future.

05/01/2020 By Ilene Denton

Tourism

Visit Sarasota County Closes Visitor Centers, Boosts Virtual Support

Visitors can call or email, or check in with the organization on social media.

03/16/2020 By Staff

Generocity

Panel Discussion Covers Ways Young Professionals Can Give Back

As part of Sarasota Magazine's fourth annual GeneroCity event, leading young professionals will discuss how to become involved with local nonprofits.

01/23/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County Announces 2020 Board of Directors

Christine Johnson of the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast has been named board chair.

01/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Visit Sarasota County Names New Meeting Sales Manager

In her new position, Walker will help the tourism bureau better identify, attract and entertain conferences, meetings and groups.

12/16/2019 By Staff

Agriculture

Visit Sarasota County, Discover DeSoto Update Local Farm Guide

The guide information on locally owned farms, farmers markets, community gardens, culinary events and farm resources.

11/25/2019 Photography by Staff

Shopping

Visit Sarasota County Launches Promotional Discount Initiative

From September 1-30, 2019, visitors and locals can take advantage of big savings on hotels, attractions, restaurants, shops and more.

08/28/2019 By Staff

Get with the program

Here Are All 16 Restaurants Participating in Savor Sarasota for the First Time This Year

Bavaro's, Rudolph's, Reyna's and Speaks are just some of the new eateries offering Savor Sarasota deals beginning next week.

05/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Awards

Visit Sarasota's Enriqueta Balandra Selected for Destinations International Foundation's ‘30 Under 30’ Program

Balandra will receive networking opportunities and professional development throughout the year.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Savor Save

Savor Sarasota Returns Again in June

During the event, dozens of restaurants will offer prix fixe meals for $16 at lunch and $32 at dinner.

04/16/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Tourism

Tourism Nonprofit Expands Sales Team

Visit Sarasota County recently promoted Ellen Thomas and hired Amanda Walker and Allison Jones.

01/29/2019 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Added to U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The Sarasota area was added to the trail because of the Lido Beach "wade-ins"—protests created to push Sarasota to desegregate local beaches.

01/22/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Educational Events Intended to Help Hospitality Businesses Hurt By Red Tide

Visit Sarasota County is helping hospitality businesses learn how to use Google My Business to communicate with customers concerned about red tide.

01/14/2019 By Staff

Public relations

Visit Sarasota Executive to Discuss Challenges of Marketing During Red Tide

Erin Duggan, the vice president of Visit Sarasota County, will speak at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

01/02/2019 By Staff

Media

Tourism Development Nonprofit Names Two New Communications and Content Staffers

Visit Sarasota County recently hired Britney Guertin and Adam Cellini.

12/03/2018 By Staff

Government

County Names New Parks and Recreation Director

Sarasota County recently hired Nicole Rissler as the new director of the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Department.

11/09/2018 By Staff

Retail

'Shoptember' Retail Promotion Returns

The promotion is intended to encourage retail business during a typically slow month, slower than usual this year because of red tide.

09/05/2018 By Staff