by: Courtnee Brokaw
Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches Tourism Development Office
Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches, Flagler County’s Tourism Development Office, will celebrates the 39th-annual National Tourism and Travel Week on May 1-7.
To mark the week-long event, Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches office is honoring the hospitality and travel professionals who are integral to the success and future success of the industry in Flagler County. As a thank you, tourism staff will distribute eco-friendly gifts to industry workers throughout the county. A special blog post and video will also highlight a handful of local professionals, and will be published on the official tourism website which can be found here.
“Our hospitality professionals have gone above and beyond to create wonderful experiences for both visitors and residents, despite the challenges of the past two years,” said Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches Executive Director Amy Lukasik. “ ... We invite our residents, visitors, and partners to join us in thanking these professionals for their efforts.”
Travel and tourism support nearly 5,000 jobs in Flagler County, generating over $4 million in economic impact from visitor spending and bringing in over $3.6 million in bed tax revenue, a 52% increase in fiscal year 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.visitflagler.com/ or call 386.313.4320. Follow the Tourism Development Office social channels: https://www.facebook.com/PalmCoastandtheFlaglerBeaches/ or Visit Flagler on Twitter and Instagram.