Julia Ryan, Account Manager
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Virtually Roam 825 miles of Florida’s Beaches
VISIT FLORIDA’S Florida Beach Finder Offers a Digital Dose of Vitamin D
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (March 27, 2020): VISIT FLORIDA’s Florida Beach Finder allows armchair travelers to virtually explore Florida’s much-loved beaches from the comfort of their homes.
Using Google’s Street View Trekker technology, VISIT FLORIDA delivers an immersive virtual experience along the Sunshine State’s 825 miles of beaches. Stunning 360-degree images, captured one footstep at a time, are integrated into Google Maps, enabling potential visitors from around the globe to experience interactive views of Florida’s world-renowned beaches.
Users simply “tune” their preferences, choosing from adventurous or laid back, family friendly or romantic, action-packed or secluded and manicured or au naturel. The Florida Beach Finder immediately delivers visual choices that best match desires. Once users have picked their favorite beach, they can opt for Street View, which drops them into each location, allowing them to take a look around and to explore.
For more information on the Sunshine State or to plan a 2020 vacation to Florida, visit www.VISITFLORIDA.com.
High-resolution images for media use are available at this link: https://bit.ly/2rx76nu.
About VISIT FLORIDA
As the Sunshine State’s No. 1 industry, tourism was responsible for welcoming 124.7 million visitors in 2018. Based on the latest economic impact study, Florida visitors contributed $85.9 billion to Florida's economy and supported 1.5 million Florida jobs in 2017. According to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, for every $1 the state invests in VISIT FLORIDA, the official tourism marketing corporation for the State of Florida, $2.15 in tax revenue is generated. VISIT FLORIDA promotes tourism to Florida through sales, advertising, promotions, public relations and visitor services programs. As a public/private partnership, VISIT FLORIDA serves more than 13,000 tourism industry businesses, including major strategic alliance partnerships with Busch Gardens Tampa, Disney Destinations, The Hertz Corporation, Hilton, LEGOLAND Florida Resort, SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando, Simon Shopping Destinations and Universal Orlando Resort.