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DST Wins 2021 SRQ Best Of Honors in Three Categories!

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During a year when thousands of businesses shut down, transitioned, or barely hung on, Discover Sarasota Tours won Best New Business in Sarasota, and is honored to be a three-time winner in SRQ Magazine’s 2021 Best of SRQ Local Readers’ Competition. SRQ readers submitted a stunning 70,000 Best of SRQ Local votes this year.

iconDiscover Sarasota Tours won the 2021 SRQ Best Of Readers’ Choice Awards in three categories: PLATINUM in Best New Business and Best Pandemic Reinvention, and SILVER in Best Museum.

BEST NEW BUSINESS | Discover Sarasota Tours:
“The only tour company with professional performers and entertainers that make the tours informative and fun. Filled a need in town with so much history and so many interesting cultures for so many new and returning visitors and residents. Helps promote other arts and cultural organizations with a variety of tours offered – Public Art, Circus, Sports History, Unicorn sightings, Amish and City History.”

BEST PANDEMIC BUSINESS REINVENTION | Discover Sarasota Tours:
“Top Platinum marks from readers went to DISCOVER SARASOTA TOURS, which out of the gate had to redefine its offerings in a world averse to travel groups.”

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BEST MUSEUM – SILVER WINNER | Discover Sarasota Tours:
“Silver winner DISCOVER SARASOTA TOURS has displayed innovation, creativity, and proactivity when faced with the challenges of the pandemic and its restrictions. Owner Tammy is a resourceful visionary who dug deep to keep moving forward.”

 

ABOUT US:

Discover Sarasota Tours is a locally-owned specialty tour company offering 10 entertaining, interactive, and informative air-conditioned trolley or van tours about the most interesting people, intriguing places, and amazing stories that have shaped Sarasota’s rich cultural past. Book online at discoversarasotatours.com or call 941-260-9818.

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IMAGES ATTACHED:

  • Tour guide Steve McAllister takes guests on DST’s safe, socially-distanced classic City Sightseeing Tour.
  • DST tour guide Kathryn Chesley with the company’s newest acquisition, the high-top
    9-passenger van, affectionately dubbed “Vanna White.”

If you need higher-resolution images, please email DST communications manager Erin Hart at [email protected].

Maria de Lourdes Pintasilgo standing in front of a bus

 

 

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