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Florida issues state of emergency for Atlantic coast counties
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Florida issues state of emergency for Atlantic coast counties

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020

As Hurricane Isaias develops, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has issued a state of emergency for the Sunshine State's east cost ... Read More

Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included
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Visit the Florida Keys? Enjoy a “Quarantine” with Toilet Paper Included

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 14, 2020

The Florida Keys closed for tourism on March 22 at 6 pm and was closed for 72 days, and then ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism: Welcome back and bring a mask
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Florida Keys Tourism: Welcome back and bring a mask

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 22, 2020

The Florida Keys & Key West reopened to visitors June 1, with officials urging everyone to take personal health actions ... Read More

Facial coverings now mandatory in Florida Keys
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Facial coverings now mandatory in Florida Keys

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 18, 2020

In an effort to minimize transmission of coronavirus, the Florida Keys’ county governing body unanimously passed an ordinance making facial coverings ... Read More

Arizona, Florida, Texas: What is Causing Rise of COVID-19 Cases?
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Arizona, Florida, Texas: What is Causing Rise of COVID-19 Cases?

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- June 18, 2020

Arizona, Florida, and Texas are setting records for the most new COVID-19 cases recorded in one day. In Texas, 4,098 ... Read More

Cambria Hotels opens third Florida property
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Cambria Hotels opens third Florida property

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 10, 2020

Cambria Hotels, a brand franchised by Choice Hotels International, Inc., continues its expansion with the opening of the Cambria Hotel ... Read More

Florida Keys re-opens to tourists
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Florida Keys re-opens to tourists

mm Harry S. Johnson- June 2, 2020

The Florida Keys reopened to visitors Monday, June 1, after being closed to nonresidents since March 22 to minimize the ... Read More

Florida Keys Tourism unveils new campaign ahead of June 1 re-opening date
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Florida Keys Tourism unveils new campaign ahead of June 1 re-opening date

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 19, 2020

The Monroe County Tourist Development Council is easing into an advertising campaign to help restart the Florida Keys’ tourism-based economy ... Read More

Florida Keys to begin reopening to visitors on June 1
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Florida Keys to begin reopening to visitors on June 1

mm Harry S. Johnson- May 18, 2020

Florida Keys officials Sunday night announced they are targeting Monday, June 1, to reopen the Keys to visitors following the ... Read More

Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus
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Hawaii vacation? Visit Florida instead during Coronavirus

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 18, 2020

Hawaii is trying hard to make it impossible for tourists to visit the Aloha State during the ongoing Coronavirus epidemic. ... Read More

Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis
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Florida Stay-at-Home Finally Ordered by Governor DeSantis

editor editor- April 1, 2020

After first consulting with President Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a stay-at-home order due to the COVID-19 coronavirus. The ... Read More

Your Kauai Vacation could mean arrest: Florida visitor jailed
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Your Kauai Vacation could mean arrest: Florida visitor jailed

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020

The Garden Island of Kauai is as unwelcoming as it can get to news visitors. This is a trend anywhere ... Read More

Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors
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Florida Keys and Overseas Highway remain closed to visitors

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 30, 2020

eTurboNews new Buzz.travel platform is operated from the Key’s in Florida, and is continuing operation. The Florida Keys remain closed ... Read More

New Dean of Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University
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New Dean of Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University

Syndicated Content Editor Syndicated Content Editor- March 4, 2020

Florida International University has appointed Michael Cheng dean of the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management. Provost and Executive ... Read More

FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV
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FAA declares South Florida a No Drone Zone during Super Bowl LIV

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 16, 2020

Hard Rock Stadium near Miami is a “No Drone Zone” for Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020. Drones also ... Read More

Alan Maltz announced as 2019 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame inductee
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Alan Maltz announced as 2019 Florida Tourism Hall of Fame inductee

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, VISIT FLORIDA inducted renowned fine art photographer Alan Maltz into the 2019 Florida Tourism Hall of ... Read More

St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team
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St. Kitts hosts Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s Operations Team

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 8, 2019

Off the heels two consecutive record-setting cruise seasons, Minister of Tourism the Hon. Lindsay F.P. Grant in conjunction with the ... Read More

Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed
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Florida casino tourist drugged and robbed

editor editor- October 16, 2019

A tourist playing poker at the Hard Rock Casino in Broward, Florida, was drugged by 2 women, taken back to ... Read More

New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
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New General Manager named for Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 15, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Bill Lee general manager of the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville. The property, located in ... Read More

Scientific Games Will Continue Successful Scratch-Offs Partnership With Florida Lottery
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Scientific Games Will Continue Successful Scratch-Offs Partnership With Florida Lottery

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- October 3, 2019

Scientific Games Corporation announced the Florida Lottery has selected Scientific Games as its primary instant games provider through 2027, continuing a ... Read More

Florida Keys escapes Hurricane Dorian: Tourists welcome
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Florida Keys escapes Hurricane Dorian: Tourists welcome

editor editor- August 31, 2019

Threats to the Florida Keys from Hurricane Dorian have significantly diminished, said Chip Kasper, the meteorologist-in-charge for the Florida Keys ... Read More

Dorian on track for Grand Bahama, Abacos: Slightly weakening  for Florida
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Dorian on track for Grand Bahama, Abacos: Slightly weakening for Florida

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 31, 2019

While most of the Caribbean is out of danger, the Bahamas and the U.S. State of Florida are on highest ... Read More

Florida Keys officials tell tourists to leave ahead of Dorian
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Florida Keys officials tell tourists to leave ahead of Dorian

editor editor- August 30, 2019

Florida Keys officials are encouraging travelers with immediate or near-term plans to visit the Keys to postpone their plans and ... Read More

What do Star Wars, Rolling Stones and Hurricane Dorian have in common? Florida!
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What do Star Wars, Rolling Stones and Hurricane Dorian have in common? Florida!

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 30, 2019

It’s a big weekend in Florida this Labor Day. Disney’s highly anticipated newest attraction, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opened Thursday, ... Read More

Florida in bullseye: Dorian poised to hit US as Category 4 hurricane
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Florida in bullseye: Dorian poised to hit US as Category 4 hurricane

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 29, 2019

As Dorian spun into the warm, open waters of the Atlantic Thursday, concern grew about the storm's projected path towards ... Read More

Luxury adults-only all-inclusive resort in Florida Keys reopens soon
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Luxury adults-only all-inclusive resort in Florida Keys reopens soon

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 14, 2019

The luxury, adults-only Bungalows Key Largo will officially reopen its teal-hued doors on Dec. 19, 2019, as the only all-inclusive resort in The Florida ... Read More

Florida’s Historic Coast: Easy Season experience
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Florida’s Historic Coast: Easy Season experience

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- August 8, 2019

August and September is the perfect time of year for taking life easy and relaxing along Florida's Historic Coast.  This is Easy Season in St. ... Read More

Benchmark names new Director of Finance, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville
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Benchmark names new Director of Finance, Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019

Benchmark has appointed Diana Youngblood director of finance for the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, a Benchmark Resorts & ... Read More

Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida
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Miami Air International Boeing 737 crashed in Florida

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 4, 2019

A Miami Air International Boeing 737 jet flying US military members from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to Jacksonville with 136 passengers ... Read More

Mr. C Coconut Grove: South Florida’s newest boutique hotel officially opens
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Mr. C Coconut Grove: South Florida’s newest boutique hotel officially opens

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019

Mr. C Coconut Grove, the first Mr. C hotel to debut in Florida, has officially opened its doors to begin ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub
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VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 11, 2019

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a ... Read More

United Airlines announces new Florida service
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United Airlines announces new Florida service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019

United Airlines today announced more flights and more opportunities for customers to connect between Washington, D.C., and Florida. Beginning October ... Read More

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub
Accessible Travel

VISIT FLORIDA launches accessibility travel hub

editor editor- April 5, 2019

In an effort to promote the Sunshine State as a top destination for special needs travel, VISIT FLORIDA launched a ... Read More

Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?
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Xtra Aerospace in Florida also responsible for Boeing 737 Max crash?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 3, 2019

Our purpose is to ensure each flight is safe and cost-effective every day. This is the message on the Xtra ... Read More

Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software
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Taiwanese spy targets Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida with malicious software

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019

Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida is a luxury property and travel club owned by U.S. President Trump. The resort was the ... Read More

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio
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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville joins Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019

Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to the company’s Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand ... Read More

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