10.19.2017 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Members Volunteer to Help Puerto Rico: Following FRLA’s Fall Board Meeting, FRLA members volunteered at Feeding Children Everywhere’s “Orlando Cares: Hope for Puerto Rico” event, packaging meals to send to those affected by Hurricane Maria. With just 30 people and 1 hour, we packaged 2,000 meals for FEMA to deliver. Thank you to President & Read More

10.5.2017 Hospitality Hotline

Hurricane Irma Recovery Update Declares Florida Keys are “Open for Business”: Governor Rick Scott gave an update on the Hurricane Irma recovery effort in the Florida Keys this week at the Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel. FRLA President & CEO Carol Dover, VISIT FLORIDA President & CEO Ken Lawson and local leaders joined him in welcoming tourists back Read More

9.21.2017 Hospitality Hotline

While Irma’s damage remains front page news across much of the nation, VISIT FLORIDA is launching a month-long ad campaign to let the world know the Sunshine State is still open for business. FRLA’s Geoff Luebkemann spoke with the Capitol News Service on the campaign’s goals. Watch the video. Read more about the campaign’s strategy on Florida Politics…

9.7.2017 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Provides Hurricane Resources for Businesses, Visitors and Residents: Hurricane Irma has strengthened into a Category 5 storm with winds reaching more than 185 mph. While the exact path of this storm is not yet known our industry must be prepared for the worst and we must stand ready to assist Florida’s visitors and residents. Read More

8.24.2017 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA President & CEO Carol Dover Honored with Beacon Award: Congratulations to FRLA President & CEO Carol Dover, who will be honored with the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Show Beacon Award celebrating women industry leaders on September 10. This award was created to recognize a woman leader who has truly served as a beacon for Read More