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Tampa Bay area outpaces other tourist destinations

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Crediting strong growth in hotel occupancy and profitability, Visit Tampa Bay said it outpaced its competitors around the nation in key industry benchmarks. Among the top 10 destinations Visit Tampa Bay competes with for leisure and convention business, Hillsborough County’s hotel industry ended 2015 in first place for occupancy growth and was also first in revenue per available room, a measure of profitability.