May 3-11, 2014
National Travel and Tourism Week (NTTW) is an annual event sponsored by the Travel Industry Association and commemorated by states, cities and organizations across the nation. The goal of NTW is to highlight the powerful economic, social and cultural impacts of travel through events and celebrations recognize the incredible job travel as a major U.S. industry that is vital to the economic stability, security and perception of the United States.
Area Attraction Discounts available during NTTW
Saturday, May 3
Monday, May 5
Florida Museum of Natural History
– Free Butterfly Rainforest Exhibit admission to anyone mentioning National Travel & Tourism Week. Also, take an opportunity to visit the Wolf to Woof exhibit.Wednesday, May 7
Thursday, May 8
Gator Baseball Vs Vanderbilt - BOGO general admission with coupon in Gainesville Sun. First Pitch 8:30 pm.
Friday, May 9
Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College - BOGO general admission. Show starts at 7 and 9 pm.
Gator Baseball vs. Vanderbilt
Pepsi Family Night, purchase 4 general admission tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 soda for City of Gainesville residents with a valid I.D. (driver’s license) can purchase 2-for- 1 reserved bleacher seats. (2 tickets for only $6). First pitch 7 pm. Saturday, May 10
7th Annual Gainesville's Amazing Race
10 am at Infinite Energy, 7001 SW 24th Ave.Two person teams will drive to 3 different Gainesville locations to find an answer to a question or perform a task. The first three teams back with correct answers win fabulous prizes. For an entry form or more information please visit www.hospitalitycouncil.com
First 50 teams to register for scavenger hunt receive a goody bag. Great prizes! Registration at 9 am. Race starts at 10 am.
Sunday, May 11
VisitGainesville is the official tourism sales and marketing organization for Gainesville and Alachua County. The Alachua County Hospitality Council is a non-profit member-based organization comprised of local and regional sales and marketing professionals in the hospitality industry.