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Hospitality Industry

The hospitality industry... hotels, attractions, restaurants or shopping, are the face of the visitor experience... but the people that work in this industry, are the backbone.  

Event Development Program, Attraction Development Fund, Research and other tourism industry information may be found in the menu to the left.

As part of our partnership with Visit Florida, we are pleased to announce a new customer service training program, which can be found on the left in navigation "Training" or by clicking here.

If you are any business that relies on tourism (as defined by Florida Florida Statute 125.0104) - and you don't already have a listing on the VCB website, feel free to create an account and no-cost listing on our website.  If you do have a listing and want to make changes, receive B2B leads, etc.--  you can log-in here or call (941) 743-1900 for assistance in getting your account re-activated.

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About Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands

Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands Visitor and Convention Bureau, 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite B-104, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.