Tag Archive: Florida Tourism

short-term rentals

7 Myths About Short-Term Rentals

June 28, 2019 6:22 pm Myth 1: the short-term rental industry is not that big Globally, the short-term rental supply listed on major Online Travel Agencies grew 33% from 2017 to 2018 to reach a total of 7.1Mn properties. Myth 2: the short-term rental industry is not relevant compared to the hotel industry Countries like France, Italy and Croatia have […]
multigenerational travel

It’s a Family Affair: Multigenerational Travel

June 28, 2019 6:13 pm More families are loading up the minivan with kids, parents, in-laws, grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins (or some combination thereof) and heading off to enjoy a holiday together. Multigenerational trips or those involving at least three generations of family members, are in vogue—and there seems to be no end to the opportunities for travel brands […]
visit florida funding

Crux of Visit Florida funding fight: Do you need to sell tourism in state?

June 28, 2019 5:46 pm After a pitched battle in Tallahassee over the importance of the public-private agency’s marketing efforts, state lawmakers slashed funding for Visit Florida to $50 million for the budget year that starts July 1, down from $76 million for the 2018-19 fiscal year. With visitor counts shattering records year after year, Florida’s tourism sector has emerged […]
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2nd Annual #BookDirect Guest Education Day

December 30, 2018 8:55 pm Set for February 6, 2019 The Second Annual #BookDirect Guest Education Day, recurring on the first Wednesday in February, is set for February 6, 2019. With a multitude of new travelers searching for vacation rentals, vacation rental managers and homeowners will join forces for one day with a singular message to let travelers know that […]
hurricane michael

How to donate after Hurricane Michael

November 1, 2018 7:37 pm “If you can be patient as you are generous, we can make it through this wonderfully.”   As images of Hurricane Michael’s devastation in Bay County and surrounding areas spread in the days following the storm, groups motivated by compassion began sending supplies to the storm-hit areas. That generosity is appreciated, but the trailer-clogged roads […]
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Tourism marketing backed after Hurricane Michael, red tide

November 1, 2018 7:28 pm The crisis-response campaign, which is something Visit Florida officials admit they have had to become experts at the past few years, will expand as counties still digging out from Michael are able to start welcoming visitors.   The state’s tourism-marketing arm wants to send a message to potential visitors: Hurricane damage and fish-killing red tide […]

Florida Tourism Video on BP.com

October 4, 2010 3:51 pm Paul Wohlford, VP of Sales & Marketing for The Resort Collection was interviewed in a recent Florida Tourism video on bp.com. Check it out! //bp.concerts.com/gom/floridatourism_091910..htm