Domestic Releases

Florida’s Siesta Beach Named “America’s Best Beach” in 2017

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Domestic Releases | 0 comments

Florida Dominates Dr. Beach’s 27th Annual Top 10 Beach List for Second Year in a Row  Link to Media Kit TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Three of Florida’s beaches stand out as America’s best for a second year in a row, reminding families and summer vacation seekers why Florida is the place for the best family beach vacations in 2017. This year, Siesta Beach in Sarasota County on Florida’s Gulf Coast was named the #1 Beach in America by Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman. Better known as Dr. Beach, Dr. Leatherman is renowned as America’s foremost beach expert and professor at Florida Atlantic University....

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VISIT FLORIDA Opens Registration for Florida Encounter 2017 and Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Domestic Releases | Comments Off on VISIT FLORIDA Opens Registration for Florida Encounter 2017 and Celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

VISIT FLORIDA previously announced that registration for Florida Encounter 2017 is officially open in advance of Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on April 6. During the second annual GMID, the industry promoted the impact that business meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows and exhibitions have on statewide businesses, communities and the economy. “VISIT FLORIDA appreciates the opportunity to support GMID,” says Lily Etemadi, VISIT FLORIDA Meetings & Travel Trade Manager. “It’s vitally and mutually important to our tourism industry in Florida and our meeting...

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FYI: 50 More Days of Winter

Posted by on Jan 27, 2017 in Domestic Releases | Comments Off on FYI: 50 More Days of Winter

~ Here’s 50 ways to get relief ~ TALLHASSEE, Fla. – As of Monday, January 30,  there are 50 days left of winter. Spring will officially arrive on Monday, March 20 at 6:28 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. That means plenty of time for another Nor’easter or a few more snowstorms. It also means 50 more days and nights with limited sunshine, when much of the country gets its light from the buzz of fluorescent office lighting or the glow from TV and smartphone screens while millions of winter shut-ins partake in movie binge-streaming. Florida has a better way to push through the next eight...

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Seas and Greetings from Sunny Florida this Holiday Season

Posted by on Nov 17, 2016 in Domestic Releases | Comments Off on Seas and Greetings from Sunny Florida this Holiday Season

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (November 17, 2016) – In 2015, Florida had a total of 22,399 million domestic visitors from the months of October to December. As the holiday season approaches, so does the potential for cold weather. Escape the wind chill and come chill in sunny Florida this year. Come enjoy our tropical winter wonderland with a different kind of white canvas. Complete with holiday fun for the whole family, there’s a beach chair in Florida with your name on it. Gone To the Beach: Panama City Beach is America’s Beach Home for the Holidays this year. This holiday celebration, spanning from...

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RV There Yet?

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016 in Domestic Releases | Comments Off on RV There Yet?

A Road Map to your Next Florida RV Vacation TALLAHASSEE , FLA (Aug. 24, 2016) – “Oh the places you’ll go” when you drive an RV, you’ll see beaches and lakes, and springs and trees. Dr. Seuss taught us at a young age to explore the world in different ways, and what better way than a vacation on the open road in Florida? Every day in the Sunshine State invites a new RV adventure of different scenery, towns and attractions. Not only do visitors have the flexibility to travel the state, RVing also allows individuals, couples and families alike to enjoy the comfort of staying in their own mobile...

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3 Florida Beaches Dominate Dr. Beach’s Top 10 List in 2016

Posted by on May 26, 2016 in Domestic Releases, Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Florida Beaches Dominate Dr. Beach’s Top 10 List in 2016

The news is out! And it’s all good if you’re headed to the Sunshine State. TALLHASSEE, Fla. (May 26 2016) – Every year, visitors await Dr. Steve Leatherman’s annual Top 10 Beaches list, eager to discover the beaches with the softest sands and clearest waters. After all, Leatherman, better known as Dr. Beach, is renowned as America’s foremost beach expert. For more than 25 years he’s evaluated and ranked beaches all over the globe, using 50 criteria that include the color of the sand, the clarity of the water, the slope of the shore and much more. And he loves Florida beaches,...

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