Category Tourism

Fort Myers Beach

Could Trump negatively impact Florida’s tourism industry?

Donald Trump’s elevation to the Presidency is no doubt impacting the reputation of the United States abroad. Last week, a group of soccer supporters in Vancouver that regularly travel to away games in the US stated they would not organize trips south of the border (even to nearby Seattle or Portland) this season due to the […]

By Kentaro Iemoto from Tokyo, Japan (Delta A330-200(N855NW)) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Delta bringing A330 service to Fort Myers

Delta Airlines is bringing one of its biggest planes, the Airbus A330 to Fort Myers in the first quarter of 2017. The A330 has flown to Fort Myers before on Delta, but due to increased bookings, the airline will be resuming A 330 service from Minneapolis/St Paul to Fort Myers on February 17.  Southwest Florida […]

By Nick from Bristol, UK (Michael Madl, Fulha FC) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Are Visit Florida and Experience Kissimmee’s English football sponsorships worthwhile?

In August 2015, Fulham FC, the oldest professional football (soccer) club in London began sporting shorts with the “Visit Florida.” What was originally a one-year deal was extended into 2016/2017 after tourism officials in the state made great boasts about the return on investment. The amount Visit Florida paid to Fulham, owned by Shahid Khan, […]