Articles tagged “florida”

Daily Lodging Report

Wyndham Orlando Resort Likely to Close

The Wyndham Orlando Resort on International Drive is set to close on April 30, with potential plans for partial preservation and redevelopment by owner Unicorp National Developments Inc.

Tourism

Visit Florida’s Playbook: Tourism CEO on Marketing, Conventions and Luring Californians

Florida wants to show the world the tourism opportunities the state has to offer.

Visit Florida’s Playbook: Tourism CEO on Marketing, Conventions and Luring Californians

Short-Term Rentals

Miami Is Set Up For a Surge in Airbnbs

The increase in the past four years is more than what was seen in the 30 years leading up to 2020.

Miami Is Set Up For a Surge in Airbnbs

Short-Term Rentals

Florida Vacation Rental Bill: Next Move Is in the House

The Florida House and Senate would still have to agree on two slightly different vacation rental bills before the measure becomes law.

Florida Vacation Rental Bill: Next Move Is in the House

Hotels

Loews Hotels Pursues $435 Million Expansion in Texas and Florida

Soon, two out of every three rooms in the Loews Hotels chain will be in either Texas or Florida.

Loews Hotels Pursues $435 Million Expansion in Texas and Florida

Tourism

Universal Orlando Previews $1 Billion Epic Universe Theme Park

Universal Orlando is building a fourth complex in Florida, with a "celestial" park as its hub. But it remains to be seen if visitors believe the $1 billion Epic Universe theme park can outshine the magic of the company's larger rival, Disney.

Universal Orlando Previews $1 Billion Epic Universe Theme Park

Tourism

Orlando to Lose $15 Million in Tourism Marketing

Visit Orlando is lucky the county commissioners stopped their budget cuts at $15 million. The tourism board still has $85 million to work with.

Orlando to Lose $15 Million in Tourism Marketing

Tourism

Florida Spotlights Nature Trails in $5 Million Tourism Campaign

Florida wants to spread tourist spending and foot traffic beyond its beaches and hotspots. It'll be tough as the American international travel boom continues to chip away at domestic tourism.

Florida Spotlights Nature Trails in $5 Million Tourism Campaign

Tour Operators

Disney Increases Theme Park Ticket and Pass Prices

Disney is taking a different approach to ticket price increases in California compared to Florida, with industry experts suggesting it's strategic.

Disney Increases Theme Park Ticket and Pass Prices

Skift Meetings

Discovering America’s First Resort Destination

Palm Beach County was America's first resort destination. The iconic Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach was the start of it all. Other properties have come, such as The Boca Raton, but the welcoming attitude has stayed the same.

Discovering America’s First Resort Destination