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MELBOURNE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced that Florida set another record in tourism by welcoming the highest amount of visitors in the state’s history with 112.8 million visitors in 2016. This is the sixth consecutive record year for visitation to Florida, exceeding the previous high of 106.6 million in 2015 by 5.9 percent. Read More

To Prepare for Spring Break, Daytona Beach Businesses and Employees Receive FREE Responsible Vendor Training

(Daytona Beach, Fla.) –Regulatory Compliance Services (RCS), a subsidiary of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is proud to present its 2017 Spring Break Hospitality Workshop to promote a safe and successful spring break season. This free responsible vendor training session will bring together businesses, their employees and Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Read More

Job Creators Network Partners with Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association

Today, the Job Creators Network (JCN) and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced a new partnership aimed at providing Employer-to-Employee (E2E) materials and resources to the trade association’s 10,000 members.   The FRLA is Florida’s premier non-profit hospitality industry trade association. Its mission is to protect, educate, and promote Florida’s hospitality sector—which is Read More

FRLA Welcomes New Chairman and Executive Committee

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is thrilled to announce their new 2017 Chairman of the Board and 2017 Executive Committee for the current calendar year. Beginning on January 1, Don Fox, Chief Executive Officer for Firehouse of America, LLC, will serve as FRLA’s 2017 Chairman of the Board. Fox will preside over Read More