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Visit Florida Launches Tourism Assistance Programs For Counties Affected by Hurricane Michael

3 Jan 2019 10:56 AM | Florida Food (Administrator)

Governor Rick Scott announced the launch of two VISIT FLORIDA Hurricane Michael assistance programs. These programs exist to aid local tourism businesses in the counties that were included in the FEMA major disaster declaration on October 11. 

The following programs are now available to tourism businesses in Bay, Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsden, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Leon, Taylor, Wakulla and Washington counties.

The Tourism Recovery Grant Program for Hurricane Michael is available for tourist development boards and marketing programs through advertising, direct mail, brochure production, website development and other related projects/programs. The Hurricane Michael Recovery Marketing Program is available immediately at no cost to all small, medium, and large tourism businesses. The program provides complimentary VISIT FLORIDA marketing partnerships through June 30, 2019. 

Tourism businesses in the Panhandle are asked to continue sending blog posts for the Florida Now landing page. 

If you have any questions, reach out to Industry Relations Team at partner@VISITFLORIDA.org. 

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