VISIT FLORIDA Fully Funded at $76 Million The Florida Legislature has approved HB 1A Economic Programs, bringing a remarkable conclusion to our industry’s tenacious fight for VISIT FLORIDA funding. This legislation will fully fund VISIT FLORIDA at $76 million for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and includes transparency and accountability reforms. The bill was amended as it Read More
Board Members Plan the Future of the FRLA: At Sanibel Marriott Harbour Resort & Spa Last week FRLA met at the Sanibel Marriott Harbour Resort & Spa in Fort Myers for the 2017 Summer Board Meeting. For three days our amazing team discussed how we can continue to protect, educate and promote Florida’s hospitality industry. We Read More
If You Haven’t Read the CDC’s Business Pulse, You Are In For A Treat: The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) has put together an excellent resource for business in its Business Pulse. This is a well-done interactive infographic that describes how food safety impacts business. Don’t miss this one.
Florida Tourism Industry Sets New Record FRLA is thrilled at Governor Rick Scott’s announcement this week that 31.1 million people visited the state during the first three months of the year. Compared with the same period last year, this is a 2.5% increase. Watch the video.
Legislative Scorecard Today marks the near completion of the 2017 Legislative Session. To showcase how the hospitality industry fared this year, we crafted the 2017 FRLA Legislative Scorecard. Click here to view. To receive our full Legislative report click here.