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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s All-Time Record First Quarter Visitation

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida broke an all-time record for visitation during the first quarter of 2019 with 35.7 million people visiting the Sunshine State from January to March. This is a 5.8 percent increase from the first quarter of 2018. … Continue Reading

Orlando Announces Record 75 Million Visitors, Solidifies Ranking as No. 1 U.S. Travel Destination

Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over the prior year once again solidifies Orlando’s lead position as America’s most-visited destination.   … Continue Reading

VIDEO: VISIT FLORIDA Drives Visitation Year-Round

Businesses and communities from across the state have made it clear that they support the reauthorization and full funding of VISIT FLORIDA at $76 million. … Continue Reading

Satisfy Your Wanderlust in Greater Fort Lauderdale This Summer with Special Vacation Like A VIP Promotion And 2-For-1 Savings Card

Greater Fort Lauderdale is offering ways to satisfy your wanderlust and your wallet with enticing special offers and VIP hotel packages at the destination’s top-tier properties. The Vacation Like a VIP promotion and destination-wide 2-for-1 Summer Savings program runs May 1 – September 30, 2019, with hotel stays starting at $159. … Continue Reading

VIDEO: VISIT FLORIDA Supports Northwest Florida’s Recovery from Michael

VISIT FLORIDA released the following video today highlighting the organization’s work to help Northwest Florida recover from Hurricane Michael. … Continue Reading

East, Miami Expands Sustainability Efforts & Partners With Istituto Marangoni To Celebrate Earth Month

EAST, Miami has partnered with Istituto Marangoni – Miami, a leading international fashion school located in Miami’s Design District, to create a sustainable fashioninstallation in celebration of Earth Month. 

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Kimpton Angler’s Hotel South Beach Honors Mother Earth With Eco-Tourism Reef Rescue Experience And Market-Leading Practices

With travelers expressing a growing desire to patronize eco-friendly destinations and hotels, finding those that combine both environmentally-friendly practices with immersive eco-tourism experiences that educate and inform are a rare combination. … Continue Reading

Tax Day Reminder: Tourism Saves Each FL Family More Than $1,500 Annually

Today, VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, reminds Floridians that without the tax revenues generated by travel and tourism to the state, every Florida household would have to pay an average of $1,549 in additional taxes every year in order to keep state funding levels the same. … Continue Reading

VISIT FLORIDA Announces Families and Adventure Marketing Campaigns to Drive Travel to Florida

Building on the overwhelming success of last year’s marketing efforts to attract families and those seeking adventure to Florida, VISIT FLORIDA announced today its two latest advertising campaigns, “Family Memory Makers” and “Adventure Seekers.” … Continue Reading

Cruise Executives and Stakeholders Celebrate Launch of FCCA’s Seatrade Cruise Global Calendar

More than 200 key cruise industry stakeholders, including dozens of decision-making cruise executives, gathered last night and embarked on a host of meetings and events coinciding with Seatrade Cruise Global organized by Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), the trade association that represents the mutual interests between destinations and stakeholders in the Caribbean and Latin America and FCCA Member Lines that operate 95 percent of the global cruising capacity. … Continue Reading

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