New York (PRWEB) December 2, 2009
Fodor’s Travel and Palm Beach County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau announce the co-sponsorship of travel photography contest, “Show Us Your Palm Beach County.”
Until December 31st, visitors to Fodors.com can upload and share their favorite photos and experiences of Palm Beach County with other travelers. The grand-prize winning photographer will receive a suite of Fodor’s guidebooks and runners-up will receive two Fodor’s guides of their choice. Winners will be featured in a slideshow on Fodors.com and may appear in upcoming editions of Fodor’s Florida guidebooks.
From Jupiter to Boca Raton, Palm Beach County boasts several noteworthy Florida beaches making it a top winter retreat for travelers. While its sandy shores are big draws, there is plenty else to be discovered like Delray Beach's lively downtown scene, Lake Okeechobee's rich fishing waters, and Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, a gateway site for the Great Florida Birding Trail.
Visit http://www.fodors.com/contest/palm-beach to submit a photo and read a full list of rules. Photo submissions will be accepted through December 31st, 2009. Fodor’s has previously run photo contests for Las Vegas, Italy, Australia, Ireland, Greece, National Parks, Argentina, Turkey, Israel, Maryland, New Mexico, Costa Rica, California, Florida, and Alaska. Winning photos from these contests can be seen on http://www.fodors.com.
About the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Tourism is among Palm Beach County’s major industries generating a direct annual economic impact of $2.8 billion in the local economy, producing $23 million dollars in bed tax revenue and lodging sales of approximately $623 million. The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Palm Beach County, Florida.
Palm Beach County presents “The Best of Everything” from a multitude of accommodations, including more than 200 hotels, resorts, spas, golf courses, world-class shopping, 47 miles of pristine beaches, distinctive attractions and an assortment of cultural venues to top-notch festivals and edge-of-your-seat sporting activities. All who visit this subtropical paradise will find cities rich in diversity and home to warm, friendly people. For more information call the Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau at 561.233.3000, or visit palmbeachfl.com.
About Fodor’s Travel
Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, Inc. is one of the world’s leading providers of travel information. Covering over 300 destinations worldwide, Fodor’s guidebooks and Web site, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers for more than seventy years. Written by a team of over 700 writers located around the globe, Fodor’s provides travelers with engagingly written, intelligently and accurately reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance.