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Nashville economy

Nashville a ‘magnet’ for new business

Writer: Caty Hirst  2 min read September 2021 —  The Nashville market is continuing to attract new business in sectors from real estate to technology...
Gil Langley
Spotlight On: Gil Langley, President & CEO, Amelia Island Tourist Development Council
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — In an interview with Invest: Gil Langley, president and CEO of Amelia Island Tourist Development Council,...
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Labor Day brings a sense of togetherness to Minneapolis
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read September 2021 — As the nation prepares for a long weekend, residents of Minneapolis...
Pittsburgh leaders share their excitement for a return to normalcy this Labor Day weekend and beyond
Writer: Joey Garrand  2 min read September 2021 — In-person events and festivities are nearing a full swing for Labor...
Something to look forward to: Labor Day weekend and more in-person events
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read August 2021 —  The pandemic has permanently changed the ways in which we live...
A well-earned break: How business leaders are spending their Labor Day this year
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read August 2021 —  While summer may be coming to a close and slightly cooler...
Michael Lessing
Spotlight On: Michael Lessing, President & COO, Lessing’s Hospitality Group
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 —  After a grueling year dealing with the devastating effects of the...
Butch Spyridon
Spotlight On: Butch Spyridon, President & CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 —  “The IndyCar Grand Prix that came to Nashville is a good...
LGBT Chamber: Inclusion a real concern for companies relocating to Tennessee
Writer: Joey Garrand 3 min read August 2021 — At the heart of the AllianceBernstein, Amazon and Oracle announcements lies...
Nil policies
Name, image and likeness rule changes mean entrepreneurial opportunities for student-athletes
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read July 2021 —  While college sports have historically been a lucrative business for educational...
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Strapped for staff
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez 2 min read July 2021— The ongoing challenge of national labor shortages has impacted almost all business...
Cape May County
Hopes are high for a strong tourism rebound in Cape May County
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read June 2021 — As life returns to a new normal, leaders in Cape May...
Orlando best city for recreation
The city of sun and fun
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read July 2021— With summer in full swing, it’s time for some fun in the...
4th of July Atlanta
Will July 4th bring the expected rebound for tourism in Atlanta?
Writer:  Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read JUNE 2021 — Atlanta is expecting a July 4 weekend rebound in the decimated...
Palm Beach
Palm Beach is officially post-pandemic as state of emergency expires
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2021 — Palm Beach County’s state of emergency expired on Sunday, ushering in...
Tampa airport
Travel plans this summer? TPA is ready
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2021 — Whether traveling in or out of Tampa Bay this summer, Tampa...
Traveling for work? Maybe, says Minnesota
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read June 2021— With over 5.5 million vaccine doses administered and over 2.7 million having...
UCF
Patented success: Patents and a key philanthropic gift flow to UCF
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read June 2021 —  From its recognition as one of the top patent-producing public institutions...
North Carolina
What will the future of business travel look like? NC business leaders sound off
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021 — The adoption of remote work has been one of the major...
South Florida
South Florida stretches its legs
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read June 2021 — The early phases of the pandemic saw the “COVID-pivot,” where businesses,...
Spotlight On: Larry Sieg, President & CEO, Meet AC
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read June 2021 — Meet AC, Atlantic City’s Convention Visitors Bureau, is a non-profit organization...
Sykes College of Business
Sykes College of Business toasts an out-of-the-box Executive MBA travel experience
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021 — Thinking outside the box, the University of Tampa’s Executive MBA program,...
Maintaining housing affordability in South Florida
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021— The demand for affordable housing in South Florida was already strong prior...
South Florida unemployment declining, but challenges remain for tourism
  Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2021 — South Florida’s tri-county area is steadily getting back to work....
conference
Conventions make their way back to Orlando this summer
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read June 2021 —  After what was a sour cycle for the industry over the...
weekend
Growth and growing pains experienced over Miami’s Memorial Day Weekend
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2021— This year’s Memorial Day Weekend was anticipated to be a return to...
Palm Beach
Rowdy Memorial Day weekend expected as Palm Beach boaters hit the water
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read May 2021 — After a long and difficult year that saw many people stay...
airport
Raleigh-Durham International Airport expands services and leads the Triangle’s recovery
Writer: Catie Schwartzman 2 min read May 2021 — While the Raleigh-Durham International Airport still sits below pre-pandemic numbers, the...
palm beach tourism
South Florida hospitality down but definitely not out
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read May 2021 — Amidst a national labor shortage that has hit the hospitality industry...
Pines Garden at City Center
Diversification efforts pay off for ANF Group
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2021 — From helping local healthcare facilities set up triage tents to building...
delta airlines
More aircraft, more routes for Minneapolis-St. Paul
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read May 2021 — In a move that shows the aviation industry’s growing confidence in...
Pop-ups in Palm Beach
In twist, e-commerce retailers test out brick and mortar
Writer: Catie Schwartzman 2 min read May 2021 — Palm Beach has long been known as a retail oasis. After...
Tampa Bay
Tampa tourism and hospitality almost back to normal
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read April 2021 — Tampa Bay’s tourism and hospitality sectors are returning to normal, and...
software
Software-sector labor shortages nothing new in Minnesota
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read April 2021 — While a national labor shortage continues to impact industries across the...
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The New Miami Tech Week
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read April 2021 — The Miami tech scene continues to ramp up with the inaugural,...
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Miami is off to the races
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read April 2021 - Formula 1 is coming to Miami and will be here for...
Palm beach
Palm Beach job market stabilizes as wave of finance firms bet on area
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2021 — As the first quarter of 2021 comes to a close, Palm...
Spring break in Florida
Spring break surge too hot to handle?
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2021 —Likely buoyed by the availability of vaccines, and overall pent-up travel demand,...
Tabish Siddiquie, General Manager, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
Spotlight On: Tabish Siddiquie, General Manager, The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read March 2021 — Located in warm, sunny Florida, The Vinoy’s iconic identity in Downtown...
Boat Show
The Palm Beach International Boat Show welcomes back enthusiasts
Writer: Catie Schwartzman 2 min read March 2021  —  The Palm Beach International Boat Show will happen in person for...
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What live music and art look like, one year after lockdown
Writer: Catie Schwartzman  2 min read March 2021 — What will the future of live art, music and entertainment look...
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Atlanta’s airline industry gets ready for take-off
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 minute read March 2021 — With Atlanta set to out-pace the national COVID-19 recovery rate, the...
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Spotlight On: Santiago Corrada, President & CEO, Visit Tampa Bay
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 — Visit Tampa Bay is a not-for-profit 501 C (6) destination marketing...
City-of-Fort-Lauderdale
How Fort Lauderdale is preparing for spring break
Writer: Catie Schwartzman   2 min read February 2021 — This year’s spring break will prove to be a unique...
Port Canaveral
The path forward for a struggling Port Canaveral
Writer: Joey Garrand   2 min read February 2021 — PortCanaveral has been brought to its knees by the pandemic and...
Equestrian
Equestrian Festival starts but no spectators allowed
By: Joey Garrand 2 min read January 2021 — The  “Winter Equestrian Capital of the World” is again hosting its...
Broward Street Night
Broward businesses planning to work around restricted New Year’s Eve
By: Catie Schwartzman 3 min read December 2020 —New Year’s Eve is known for large gatherings, and many plan to...
Miami Real Estate
Miami real estate market likely to continue offering opportunities for 2021, local leaders say
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 Min read December 2020 — As a health crisis that spilled over into virtually every sector,...
Orange County Convention Center
Orange County Convention Center re-shapes for post-COVID future
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2020 — When life abruptly moved online in March, business travelers were forced...
Office Image
Innovation and adaptation: How these companies are celebrating this holiday season
By: Max Crampton Thomas 3 min read December 2020 —Traditionally, a company’s end-of-year holiday party is a celebration to toast...
Holiday Party Remote
The holiday party goes remote for 2020
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December 2020 ⁠— The business community knows how to throw a party, especially during the...
Miami Covid Testing
Insight into Miami-Dade County’s recent COVID-19 regulations and relief efforts
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read December - There is a fear of another spike in COVID-19 cases as the...
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It’s Business as Usual for Atlanta’s Booming Economy
By: Sara Warden 2 min read November 2020 — Ranked by Forbes as the 13th-best place in the country for...
Airport
Safety first as airports prepare for Thanksgiving increase in passengers
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2020 — After what has been an extraordinarily difficult year for the aviation...
Brazilian Festival
Fort Lauderdale will host the 9th Annual Brazilian Festival
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read November 2020  — Vibrant, neon-colored feathered costumes, the echo of drum beats and sizzling aromas...
Equestrian
The show goes on for Wellington’s winter equestrian season
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Cobb County
Cobb Chamber gears up for a strong recovery
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Recovery is the first order of business for Cobb County in 2021....
Water Street Tampa
Water Street Tampa positioned to be a leader in community wellness
By: Max Crampton-Thomas [caption id="attachment_24275" align="alignleft" width="522"] The heart and spine of the neighborhood, Water Street has been transformed into...
Roy Cooper
Cooper wins reelection, voters approve Charlotte city bonds
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — While the nation awaits the outcome of the presidential vote, North Carolinians...
City of Fairburn
New-look Fairburn positions for post-pandemic growth
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2020 — In Georgia, the coronavirus pandemic pressed the brake on a decade of...
Ghost Tours
Philadelphia’s Spookiest Halloween Attractions
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read October 2020 — It’s truly the spookiest time of the year and there is...
Halloween Pumpkins
Halloween a go this year in Miami-Dade despite pandemic
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 Min read October 2020 — COVID-19 has been nothing short of a nightmare. From music festivals to...
Charlotte Skyline
North Carolina remains paused in Phase 3
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2020 — North Carolina will remain paused in Phase 3 coronavirus reopening restrictions for...
Orlando Ariel
Orlando’s economic resilience in the wake of the pandemic
By: Beatrice Silva  3 min read October 2020 — COVID-19 quickly spun counties that rely heavily on tourism and hospitality into...
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Medical Marijuana – Florida’s current gold rush
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 Min read October 2020 — It has been almost four years since the State of Florida passed Amendment 2, also...
His Airness bullish on NASCAR
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read September 2020 — After conquering every imaginable feat on the basketball court, His Airness is ready to...
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show must go on
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read September 2020  — The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) must go on despite challenges surrounding...
Bucs primed for success this year in the Bay
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read September 2020 — There were points this summer where it seemed impossible to fathom how the National...
Tourism sector shows signs of life in Georgia
By: Felipe Rivas  2 min read September 2020 — In the Peach State, and throughout the world, the coronavirus decimated...
Ghost kitchens very much alive in South Florida
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read August 2020  — The digital age means consumers can enjoy a restaurant experience without...
Technical college system major component of Georgia’s business climate
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August 2020 — For the better part of the last decade, the Peach State...
Industrial investors eager to pounce on faltering retail properties
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read August 2020 — Before April, e-commerce was already a booming business but COVID-19 has...
Delray Beach: a city in transition
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August  2020 — Months into the coronavirus landscape, the pandemic continues to accelerate change...
Brightline and Virgin sever rail ties
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read August 2020 — Brightline is passing on Virgin Trains. On Aug. 7, the high-speed...
How the hospitality industry is staying afloat during the flash recession
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read FORT LAUDERDALE — The hospitality sector is a vital factor in South Florida's economy....
How the aviation industry is weathering COVID-19 turbulence
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read July 2020 — Summer this year is drastically different. Instead of hopping on planes...
Tourism in Orlando pushing forward despite rise in COVID-19 cases
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read July 2020 — It has been almost six months since the World Health Organization...
Cruise industry sailing into unknown waters due to pandemic
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 Min read July 2020 — This year has been nothing short of a disaster for...
Capital Analytics Highlights Charlotte’s Business Growth
By: Felipe Rivas Capital Analytics Highlights Charlotte’s Business Growth Invest: Charlotte offers economic insight in a time of uncertainty July...
Georgia’s business reputation stays strong in midst of pandemic
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July 2020 — The Peach State’s methodical investments in economic development, workforce training, support for...
Palm Beach County shows patriotic spirit this Fourth of July
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July  2020 — Is COVID-19 casting a dark shadow on your Fourth of July...
Fourth of July weekend in the Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July 2020—Independence Day traditionally marks the peak of summer travel, events and large gatherings....
How South Jersey is celebrating the 4th of July during the pandemic
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read - Celebrating Independence Day is a big deal for most Americans. The Fourth of...
The Post-Pandemic City
By: Abby Melone, President & CEO, Capital Analytics It’s a truism in today’s hyper-connected world that people go where the...
Orlando scores a win for its tourism sector
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read June 2020 — Hospitality leaders and sports fans alike are cheering for the Central...
Charlotte: Toe to Toe with Coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 4 min read June 2020—The tenacity of the coronavirus has challenged, and at times highlighted, the economic...
Florida’s phase 2 reopening and what it means for South Florida
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read June 2020 — On June 3, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced his plans to transition...
Technology professionals curious about Gwinnett’s Peachtree Corners
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read June 2020 — Techies, entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the Peach State and beyond are...
South Florida real estate leaders analyze opportunities in current economic cycle
By: Felipe Rivas Virtually every sector of the economy has been pinched, crushed, or depleted by the initial impact of conducting...
Philadelphia steadily rising from COVID-19 challenges
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 minute read: June 2020 — Virtually every sector of the economy has been pinched, crushed, or...
Spotlight On:
Michael Simon, Executive Director, Boynton Beach CRA
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—Affordable housing, business and economic development are issues at the heart of every buoyant...
2020 Hurricane season in the face of coronavirus
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—A few days shy of the official start of the 2020 hurricane season...
How to shake the COVID-19 blues in South Florida
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—For the better half of a year, the majority of news across platforms, watercooler...
Charlotte begins reopening process, Altanta ramps up COVID-19 testing
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—Southeast metro areas like Charlotte and Atlanta have been a popular destination for...
Florida reopens: phase one of governor’s COVID-19 recovery plan in effect
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020—After weeks of shelter-in-place measures and business closures, the Sunshine State will begin the...
Spotlight On:
William Pate, President and CEO, Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau
By: Max Crampton- Thomas 2 min read April 2020 — As the full wrath of the COVID-19 pandemic strikes the country,...
Immigrants have another worry on top of COVID-19
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2020 — As the COVID-19 virus spreads from state to state, one demographic...
Understanding and addressing the current reality
By: Max Crampton- Thomas The Tampa Bay region, like everywhere else, is feeling the deep impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. In...
Home sweet office: How to make your home office work
By: Max Crampton- Thomas 4 min read March 2020 — The COVID-19 health pandemic has upended daily life in unprecedented ways...
Stay hopeful: Handling coronavirus-related stress in Palm Beach County
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — With constant updates on the coronavirus and its impact on the...
Spotlight On:
Stephanie Immelman, CEO, Delray Beach Chamber Of Commerce
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read March 2020 — Once known as America’s most fun small town, Delray Beach is...
Spotlight On:
Michael Chin, General Manager and Regional Director for Eden Roc Miami Beach/Nobu Hotel Miami
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read March 2020 — The hospitality market in Miami-Dade may have started to feel a level...
Miami’s Events Calendar Rocked by Coronavirus Concerns
By: Sara Warden 2 min read March 2020 — Sunshine, beaches, cruises, outdoor festivals … this is Florida’s bread and butter. But...
A look at American Airlines’ Charlotte operations: 700 daily departures and counting
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read Feb 2020 — From its strong headquarter relocation culture to its growing population and...
Face Off:
How local chambers of commerce are responding to the region’s population growth
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Both the number of visitors to Orlando and its population are...
Face Off:
Bringing More Energy to the Bay
By: Max Crampton Thomas 4 min read February 2020 — As the Tampa Bay region continues to grow both in...
Miami’s Top 5 Fantastic Food Festivities
By: Max Crampton Thomas 4 min read February 2020 — This weekend on Miami Beach there are guaranteed to be three...
Palm Beach Returning to its Gaming Roots
By: Sara Warden 2 min read February 2020 — IBM developed the first PC in Boca Raton and now the city...
Spotlight On:
Diane H. Crews, President & CEO, Orlando Sanford International Airport
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Since 1971, the Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) has been fulfilling...
Tourists, Flight Availability Underpin MCO’s Record Growth
By: Sara Warden 2 min read February 2020 — Orlando’s tourism industry is going from strength to strength, generating $75.2 billion...
The Real Winner in Super Bowl LIV
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 min read February 2020 — Over the course of last week the excitement for Super Bowl...
The Peach State’s tourism industry is thriving
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Florida has the beaches, Pennsylvania has the Pocono Mountains, and California...
Spotlight On:
Christopher Lam, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Charlotte’s growth continues to attract a gamut of industries and talent...
Spotlight On:
Stan Lifsey, Co-Owner, The Current Hotel
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — In 2020, creating experiences and innovation are two of the main...
Face Off:
The growth of Gaston County
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — In the last few years, Gaston County, located an hour away...
Spotlight On:
Shaun Kwiatkowski, General Manager, The Godfrey Hotel and Cabanas Tampa
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — The hospitality industry in Tampa Bay welcomed several new hotel offerings...
Face Off: The Sunshine City’s Future Shines Bright
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Gloucester County Emerges as the Jewel in South Jersey’s Crown
By: Sara Warden 2 min read January 2020 — In a roundtable published in Forbes this week, the magazine’s Real Estate Council...
New inventory, worldwide recognition to expand Philly’s hospitality in 2020
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — Philadelphia’s hospitality industry welcomed a variety of hotels and restaurants in 2019,...
Miami Beach Welcomes Two New Hotel Developments to Usher in 2020
By: Sara Warden 2 min read January 2020 — Miami Beach’s hospitality industry entered 2020 with a bang, with two high-profile hotel...
No Lull for Football Fans in Tampa Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — If the last few weeks in the Tampa Bay region have...
The Best Is Yet to Come in the Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read January 2020 — 2019 is officially in the books and was another monumental year...
Georgia Wraps Up Decade as Top State for business
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — Development and growth in Atlanta remain strong as the decade comes...
Public-Private Partners Devise Future of Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2020 — In the last decade, Charlotte rose from the devastating effects of...
Orlando’s convention center starting 2020 strong
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read December 2019 — The Orange County Convention Center, one of Orlando’s economic engines, is...
Philadelphia, South Jersey Prioritize Transit, Affordability, Sustainability in 2020
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — Although under slightly different time frames, both South Jersey and Philadelphia’s local and...
South Florida’s Top Five Events for the Holiday Season
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The Bay’s Top 5 Holiday Celebrations
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read December 2019 — ‘Tis the season for family fun and Tampa Bay has a...
Philly Zoo Embraces the Festive Spirit with LumiNature
By: Sara Warden  2 min read December 2019 — During the Christmas season, electricity usage skyrockets as homes, businesses and local...
South Florida’s Top Five Events for the Holiday Season
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — South Floridians may not expect a white Christmas, but there are still a...
Spotlight On:
John McDonald, Charlotte Office Managing Partner, McGuireWoods
By: Felipe Rivas [caption id="attachment_16019" align="alignleft" width="300"] John G. McDonald at McGuireWoods on December 12, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina.[/caption]...
All Aboard! Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade Ready to Set Sail
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read December 2019 — The annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade is just around the...
Charlotte drops out of the Top 5 in US for tech jobs
By: Felipe Rivas In 2019, the Queen City nurtured a culture of tech company headquarter relocations with giants such as...
South Florida’s Top Five Events for the Holiday Season
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — South Floridians may not expect a white Christmas, but there are still a...
Face Off: Hot Hotel Market to Remain Steadfast Into 2020
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read December 2019 — Hospitality may be one of the most competitive industries in Florida,...
Art Basel: Miami Art Week Brings the City to a Standstill
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2019 — Art Basel is in to town. When Swiss art dealers Ernst Beyeler, Trudl...
Our Picks: 5 fun things to do in Orlando on Thanksgiving
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read November 2019— There are a few debates around Florida being home to the first...
Top 5 Thanksgiving ‘To Do’s’ in the Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read November 2019 — Thanksgiving season has once again descended upon the Tampa Bay region....
Spotlight On:
Neil Callaghan, Brand Manager, Cigar City Brewing
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — The Tampa Bay region is known for having and being headquarters...
Philadelphia celebrates 100th Thanksgiving Day parade
By Yolanda Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — It is well-known that Philadelphia is a city of firsts in...
Thanksgiving in the Queen City
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019— Gratitude, family, fellowship, outdoor activities, turkey, gravy, and shopping are some of the...
Can Demand Meet Supply?
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — 4,500. That is the number of new hotel rooms expected to...
Tyler Perry’s new 330-acre film compound is the largest in the nation
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2019 — Hollywood and the movie industry have enjoyed a symbiotic relationship since the...
Spotlight On:
Frank Dame, EVP & COO , Clearwater Marine Aquarium
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read November 2019 — The city of Clearwater has a lot of enticing offerings within...
The Unsolved Mysteries of the Everglades
By Sara Warden 2 min read October 2019 - The Everglades is a sprawling wonder of nature – over 1.5 million acres...
5 Spooktacular Halloween Attractions You Can’t Miss in Charlotte
By Felipe Rivas 2 min read October 2019 - Charlotte is attracting companies, large businesses, and families looking to enjoy everything...
Top 5 Haunted Happenings in Tampa Bay
By: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read October 2019 — The month of October is known for seasonal change, pumpkin-spiced everything...
Our Pick: 5 Scariest Halloween Attractions in Philly
By: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read October 2019 — Philadelphia is a city of firsts, from its rich history to...
Spotlight On:
Lisa Scott-Founds, President & CEO, Winterfest Inc
By Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2019 — The Broward County community is spoiled for choice when it comes...
Top 5 Family-Friendly Destinations in the Tampa Bay Region
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read October 2019 — With almost 1,000 people moving into Florida every day, the appeal...
Spotlight On:
Sal Saldana, General Manager, Town Center at Boca Raton
By Max Crampton-Thomas [caption id="attachment_14587" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Ben Rosewww.BenRosePhotography.com[/caption] 2 min read October 2019 — The world is...
Top 5 Tourism Drivers for The Palm Beaches
By Max Crampton-Thomas 4 min read October 2019 —  With more than 8 million visitors to Palm Beach County in...
Business is Booming for Deerfield Beach
By Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2019 — When discussing growth in Broward County, the conversation would typically center...
Spotlight On:
Joseph Cox, President & CEO, Museum of Discovery and Science
By Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2019 — To be considered a staple within the growing economic landscape of...
Lights, Cameras … Showcasing Miami’s Rich Movie History
Writer: Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019— Miami’s beautiful beaches, art-deco buildings and culturally diverse neighborhoods have been the setting...
The Future is Now for FATVillage
By Max Crampton-Thomas 3 min read August 2019 — Fort Lauderdale’s FATVillage makes up for what it lacks in size...
Buccaneers Hope Offseason Moves Score Touchdown
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2019 —  There is perhaps nothing more synonymous with Tampa Bay than its...
Record Numbers Flock to Philly, Again
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read AUGUST 2019 — Greater Philadelphia experienced its ninth straight year of record tourism in...
Universal’s Epic Orlando Investment
by Sara Warden 2 min read AUGUST 2019 - The theme park industry in Orlando is about to get an...
No Stopping Tampa Tourism Rocket
Max Crampton-Thomas 2 minute read July 2019 — Quite often when the city of Tampa Bay is mentioned it is...
Spotlight on:
George Cretekos, Mayor, City of Clearwater
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read JULY 2019 — For the second year in a row, Tripadvisor awarded Clearwater  the...
Orlando No. 1 for 4th of July
by Staff Writer 2 min read July 2019 — As the 4th of July vacation fast approaches, many Americans are...
Philadelphia Readies the Fireworks for Iconic July 4 Bash
by Yolanda Rivas 2 min read July 2019 — When it comes to celebrating America’s birthday, few do it like...
Hard Rock Hotel Ready to Play New “Guitar”
By staff writer June 2019 2 min. read - The sky is truly the limit for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel...
Conventional Attraction
January 2018 — In 2017, Atlanta was host to a total of 700 conventions, meetings and events according to the...
Arts and Culture Heat Up Miami
December 2017 — A couple of things usually come to mind when thinking about Miami: beaches and nightclubs. The Magic...
Invest: Miami speaks with Franklin Sirmans, Director, Perez Art Museum Miami
  When people think about Miami, often, they think about private art collections that have historically driven the arts scene....
Invest: Miami speaks with Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President & CEO, Celebrity Cruises
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Invest: Miami speaks to Robert Hill, General Manager Miami’s hospitality industry continues to be a strong driver for its economy....
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