Flagler County, Florida, Hosts Annual Events Emphasizing Area’s Culture

Posted · Add Comment

Civil War re-enactments, Native American dance demonstrations and more highlight area’s rich heritage Annual events throughout Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches aim to pay homage to the area’s heritage. Dive into cultural experiences with these upcoming events, unique to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches: Gamble Jam Every second and fourth Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5 […]

Visitor Experience Second to None at Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches

Posted · Add Comment

Exceptional customer service and innovative programs draw new guests Businesses in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches are known for exceptional customer service and the White Orchid Inn and Spa is a shining example of how innovative programs and customer service help to strengthen business. Located at 1104 South Oceanshore Boulevard in Flagler Beach, White […]

Restaurants Thrive in Flagler Beach, Florida in Hurricane Aftermath

Posted · Add Comment

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Flagler County restaurants are thriving, welcoming tourists and residents, alike, with an array of menu options and the same hospitality that has made this destination a favorite for decades. In its fifth year of business, Kokomo’s Café is located in the central district of Flagler Beach and serves breakfast, […]

Visitors are #1 in Flagler County, Florida

Posted · Add Comment

One percent increase in Tourism Development Tax places priority on visitor when it comes to boosting coastline recovery efforts Tourism is more important than ever in Flagler County. During a March 20 meeting, the Flagler County Board of Commissioners met to approve a one percent increase in the County’s Tourist Development Tax, assessed to overnight […]

Group Business Creates Positive Economic Impact for Flagler County, Florida

Posted · Add Comment

Continuing Education Company consistently brings thousands to the coast More and more businesses are calling Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches home. Continuing Education Company (CEC), is a non-profit continuing medical education (CME) provider that specializes in live conferences for primary care physicians.  Established for more than 25 years, the company currently organizes over 18 […]

Palm Coast and Flagler County, Florida, Continues to Reap Benefits of Tourism

Posted · Add Comment

Tourism continues to positively impact Palm Coast and Flagler County. Tourist Development Tax revenue in 2015-2016 totaled $2,089,110, a record setting collection, representing a 3 percent increase over the previous year. In 2015-2016, 21 percent of total Flagler County employment was made up of tourism jobs. 2015-2016 saw a 6 percent Flagler County sales growth […]

Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches Director of Tourism Marketing Serves on VISIT FLORIDA Committee

Posted · Add Comment

Amy Lukasik, director of tourism marketing for the Flagler County Tourist Development Office, was appointed to VISIT FLORIDA’s Industry Relations Committee for a term effective July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. “I feel incredibly fortunate to have been selected for this specific committee. The Industry Relations Committee is the primary source of feedback from […]

National attention Puts Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches in Spotlight

Posted · Add Comment

Southern Living names area among best “laid-back beach towns” Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches was recently recognized as one of the South’s best “Laid-Back Beach Towns” by Southern Living. The editorial piece was circulated to 16,335,000 with an estimated value of $710,000. “It goes without saying that when an editor at Southern Living magazine […]

Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches Ranks #3 on TripAdvisor’s List of Affordable US Beach Destinations

Posted · Add Comment

Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches was recently named to TripAdvisor’s list of “20 Affordable US Beach Destinations,” ranking as #3. Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches joins the company of other destinations in North Carolina, Maine and Hawaii. “We are thrilled that Flagler Beach continues to be recognized by TripAdvisor and its users as […]

Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches Tourism Development Council announces 2014-2015 economic impact numbers

Posted · Add Comment

PALM COAST AND THE FLAGLER BEACHES – FEBRUARY 2016 – Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches announced 2014-2015 economic impact numbers this month. Tourism Development Tax Revenue totaled $2,032,291, a 9% increase over the previous year. Said Executive Director of the Tourism Development Council, Matt Dunn, “We’re thrilled to see the increasing impact visitor spending has […]

Tourism marketing director visits leaders at Google and Facebook

Posted · Add Comment

Top players in the digital marketing tourism industry offer insight during Digital Education Roadshow in Silicon Valley and San Francisco NOVEMBER, 2015 – Palm Coast, Florida – Amy Lukasik, director of tourism marketing at the Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches, was among the 22 partners brought together by VISIT FLORIDA-including Florida DMO/CVBs, attractions and hoteliers-that embarked […]

Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches Director of Tourism Marketing Appointed to VISIT FLORIDA Committee

Posted · Add Comment

JULY, 2015 – Palm Coast, Florida – Amy Lukasik, TMP, director of tourism marketing for Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches, a division of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce, has been selected to serve on VISIT FLORIDA’s Visitors Services Committee. “I’m looking forward to representing our destination at the state level,” said Lukasik.  “I’m […]