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Florida hits all-time record high for tourism

Governor Rick Scott announced Florida 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.  This record amount represents a 4.3 percent increase over the year.  In the second quarter of 2016, 27.3 million visitors came to the state, an increase of 3.1 percent over the year.

 

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Spirit Airlines announces new executive appointments

Spirit Airlines, ultra-low-cost airline headquartered in Miramar, Florida, has named two new executives to its leadership team. Matt Klein joins Spirit as the Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer effective August 11, 2016 and Rocky Wiggins joins as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer effective September 26, 2016.

 

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Wynwood Art Walk this Saturday

If there has ever been a time to attend Wynwood Art Walk it is this Saturday, August 13, 2016, when nearly all of the more than 300 businesses that make up the fabric of the neighborhood will band together to encourage the public to visit Wynwood for the iconic monthly art event. From foodies, to art enthusiasts and avid shoppers, businesses will be offering a promotion for everyone!

 

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Meet the best tourism and travel brands in Latin America

If you are traveling to Latin America or doing business with the region, don’t miss the best destinations and brands, winners of the World Travel Awards 2016. World Travel Awards (WTA), established in 1993 by Graham E. Cooke, acknowledges, rewards and celebrates excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. 

 

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Latin American markets, what’s ahead?

A marketer who knows the region well is optimistic. Check out this interview, published in IITA Insights Newsletter, with Gabriel Martinez, senior manager of international sales and marketing since 2012 at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, who oversees more than 50 receptive accounts based mostly on the East Coast, helping them showcase the SeaWorld Parks all over the world.

 

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Discover The Palm Beaches launches its inaugural Spa & Wellness Month this October

Celebrated for its award-winning spas and wellness offerings, The Palm Beaches of South Florida will host its inaugural Spa & Wellness Month in October 2016. Organized by Discover The Palm Beaches (DTPB), the official tourism marketing corporation for Palm Beach County, the month-long promotion will highlight the array of wellness-focused offerings available throughout America's First Resort Destination.

 

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