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Bollywood celebration could mean 24,000 room nights when it comes to Tampa next year listen

07/08/13 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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Tampa is set to become the first American city to host the International Indian Film Academy awards ceremony next June. The several-day long Bollywood event is expected to bring in at least $11 million in economic impact to the Tampa Bay area. But president and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay, Santiago Corrada said he expects that amount to be even higher.

“The film production, the film sales and the incredible Indian community that we not only have in Tampa, but Florida and the U.S. will contri...

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