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Florida Keeps On Setting Records

Florida Keeps On Setting Records The Sunshine State has set another tourism record – welcoming the highest amount of visitors of any nine months in the state’s history with 85 million visitors. This record amount represents a 5.5% increase over the year. In the third quarter of 2016 (July-September), 26.9 million... more ›
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Universal Extends the Thrills of Halloween Horror Nights

Universal Extends the Thrills of Halloween Horror Nights Universal Orlando is giving agents' clients more nights to experience Halloween Horror Nights 26 than ever before. The Halloween event has been extended to include two additional nights – Nov. 4 and 5. The Repository – an experience that takes interactive horror to the next level with... more ›
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Time To Flock To Florida

Visit Florida & Partners Provide Update On The Sunshine State

Time To Flock To Florida Visit Florida along with more than a dozen of its partners were in Toronto earlier this week to update the Canadian travel trade on all that's going on in the Sunshine State this winter. In fact, Summer Gonzalez of Visit Florida offered Canadian vacationers a warm welcome. “We're... more ›
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Florida Hits Record High for Tourism

Florida Hits Record High for Tourism Despite a slight dip in numbers from Canada, the Sunshine State has set another record in tourism by welcoming the highest amount of visitors of any six months in the state’s history with 57.4 million visitors, a 4.3% increase over the previous year. In the second quarter of 2016... more ›
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More Sunshine For Florida

More Sunshine For Florida Florida Governor Rick Scott reports that the Sunshine State welcomed its highest number of visitors during the first quarter of the year with 29.8 million tourists visiting Florida. This is an increase of 4.8% over the same period last year and exceeds the previous high of 28.5 million in... more ›
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Sunwing Has The USA Covered

Operator Features "Best Of" And Tailor-made Itineraries In New Program

Sunwing Has The USA Covered The best of Florida, Las Vegas and Hawaii, as well as tailor-made itineraries to some of America's most iconic cities -- including New York, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Antonio, New Orleans, Washington DC, Chicago, Phoenix and San Diego -- highlight Sunwing's new USA Brochure. In... more ›
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Porter Taking Off To Florida

Weekly Seasonal Service To Orlando-Melbourne Starts Dec. 19

Porter Taking Off To Florida Porter Airlines is set to take off to Florida for the first time, introducing seasonal service to Orlando-Melbourne International Airport. Flights begin Dec. 19, 2015 and continue to April 30, 2016, with Porter offering weekly, non-stop flights between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA)... more ›
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Florida Under Tropical Storm Watch

Florida Under Tropical Storm Watch Florida governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in every county within the state of Florida in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika. The storm -- which has already wreaked havoc in parts of the Caribbean and especially Dominica -- is currently located in the north-eastern... more ›
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Award Winning

BTM Launches 2015 Agents' Choice Awards Poll

Award Winning For 16 years, members of the Canadian travel trade have been voting for their favourites in the annual Baxter Travel Media Agents' Choice Awards. Indeed, more than 5,200 ballots were completed last year, ensuring that the readership survey continues to be largest of its kind in the... more ›
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Penguin Hotel Looks at The Big Picture

Penguin Hotel Looks at The Big Picture The Penguin Hotel, located in the Art Deco District of Miami's South Beach district, invites emerging and accomplished artists, hotel guests, South Beach fans and creative minds in all areas of the world to submit works of their own to The Big Picture, Interiors at The Penguin Hotel, a juried... more ›
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