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Universal Orlando Resort to reopen next week

Universal Orlando Resort to reopen next week

3 days ago Tourism News

Universal Parks & Resorts has announced plans to begin a phased reopening of Universal Orlando Resort from June 5th. The reopening will include a “wide range of new and enhanced best practice health, safety and hygiene procedures” based on guidelines from the CDC. 

Zota Beach Resort opens in Florida, USA

Zota Beach Resort opens in Florida, USA

31 July 2017 Hotel News

The Bradenton Area on Florida’s West Coast has opened its newest luxury hotel, the Zota Beach Resort. Formerly the Hilton Longboat Key, the $24 million property offers a secluded beachfront setting, stylish pool area, contemporary restaurant and a chic wine bar.

Emirates to launch new Fort Lauderdale route

Emirates to launch new Fort Lauderdale route

11 October 2016 Airline News Tourism News

Emirates has announced it will launch a daily service between Dubai and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, on December 15th, 2016, serving the South Florida area, including Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and West Palm Beach. This will be Emirates’ 11th passenger route in the United States.

Greater Fort Lauderdale welcomes latest diving wreck

Greater Fort Lauderdale welcomes latest diving wreck

13 July 2016 Tourism News

Greater Fort Lauderdale in Florida, home to the largest collection of warm-water wrecks in the Western world, has confirmed a new addition to the collection in the form of Lady Luck. The vessel will be lowered to the seabed on Saturday, July 23rd. Complete with the world’s first underwater art gallery, the 324-foot tanker ship will be one of the biggest contributions to Florida’s artificial reef system, the most easily accessible major dive site in the nation.

Raven Air launches Sarasota-Key West flights

Raven Air launches Sarasota-Key West flights

11 February 2016 Airline News

Visitors to Florida will soon be able to enjoy a flight connection between two of the states’ most popular destinations. Effective February 15th, 2016, Raven Air is launching flights from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) to Key West (EYW).

2012 marks second consecutive record year for Florida Tourism

2012 marks second consecutive record year for Florida Tourism

24 February 2013 Press Release Tourism News

Governor Scott announced today that according to preliminary estimates* released by VISIT FLORIDA - the state’s official tourism marketing corporation – 89.3 million visitors came to Florida in 2012, an increase of 2.3 percent over 2011. This represents a record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 87.3 million in 2011.