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Polk County highlighted through Camping World, Coleman

Eliminating any prior connotations, two new RV resorts have opened in Polk County – and redefined the marketplace. If you stop by either the Cabana Club RV Resort and Cottages in Auburndale or the Resort at Canopy Oaks in Lake Wales, you’ll be greeted by beautiful...

VIC earns GBAC STAR accreditation

Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing announced today that the Central Florida Visitor Information Center recently received the GBAC STAR facility accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA. “This accreditation just puts the...

Thespians coming to fieldhouse

After hosting sports championships and ESPN events, you’d think that the AdventHealth Fieldhouse and Conference Center would be running out of firsts. The upcoming 2021 Florida Theatre Conference will call Winter Haven home from Nov. 11-13, 2021, marking the first...

Golf enjoys pandemic renaissance

One of the positives coming out of the pandemic is that participation is outdoors sports has significantly increased. PTSM has followed the research and has heavily targeted several of these markets with great success. Blessed with seemingly countless good golf...

On the Road…Again

While few people enjoyed the pandemic lockdown conditions of the past year, Joni Allen wasn’t among them. So you can imagine her delight when travel expo opportunities resumed. “It’s glorious,” said Allen. Allen, Polk County’s Tourism Industry Sales Specialist, and Al...