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Make Your Plans Now to Join Us for Florida Tourism Day 2017

February 20th, 2017 — 2:56pm

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As the state’s No. 1 industry, welcoming visitors who generate $11.3 billion in state and local taxes and employ 1.4 million Floridians, it’s important to let our lawmakers know how vital tourism is to Florida and its residents.  It’s also crucial that our legislators understand the role VISIT FLORIDA plays in ensuring the Sunshine State remains a top tourism destination for visitors from around the globe. Continue reading »


Meredith DaSilva
Vice President, Executive Operations and Administration
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VISIT FLORIDA Shares Enhanced 2016 Hurricane Season Plan

May 25th, 2016 — 1:03pm

As we approach the start of the 2016 Hurricane Season, I wanted to share the resources and action steps VISIT FLORIDA has developed to ensure Florida’s visitors have access to real-time, hyper-local information.  It is our hope that these efforts will allow our visitors to make the most informed travel-planning decisions possible in preparation for a potential weather threat that might impact the state. Continue reading »


Meredith DaSilva
Vice President, Executive Operations and Administration

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2016 Flagler Awards Entry Deadline Fast Approaching

May 17th, 2016 — 12:46pm

Flagler 1VISIT FLORIDA’s 2016 Flagler Awards competition is underway and now accepting entries from the countless organizations and individuals who use their talents to market Florida to the world.  The deadline for entries is next Friday, May 27. Continue reading »


Meredith DaSilva
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2016 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted

February 24th, 2016 — 2:58pm

It’s that time of year again!  Nominations are now open for the Florida Tourism Hall of Fame. Begun in 2001, the Florida Tourism Hall of Fame acknowledges contemporary and historic figures whose vision, creativity and drive have had a positive and significant impact on the development of Florida as a desirable visitor destination.  Continue reading »


Meredith DaSilva
Vice President, Executive Operations and Administration

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VISIT FLORIDA Shares Resources for Start of 2015 Hurricane Season

June 1st, 2015 — 2:44pm

With today marking the start of the 2015 Hurricane Season, I wanted to share the resources and action steps VISIT FLORIDA has developed to ensure Florida’s visitors have access to consistent, real-time, statewide information.  It is our hope that these efforts will allow our visitors to make the most informed travel planning decisions possible in preparation for a potential weather threat that might impact the state. Continue reading »


Meredith DaSilva
Vice President, Executive Operations and Administration

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