Paul Astleford, president and CEO of Visit Jacksonville, is on a mission to convince meeting planners that his destination offers a unique set of benefits.Full Story
Orlando can be a desirable meeting destination from a reward perspective, whether or not the program is an incentive.Full Story
With all the focus on Orlando among corporate planners considering the Sunshine State, it’s refreshing to see a company that diversifies its Floridian destinations, taking advantage of cities such as Jacksonville, Boca Raton and Key Largo for business meetings and incentive programs.Full Story
Although Florida offers a long list of popular, well-established meeting destinations, from north to south and from the Atlantic Coast to the Gulf of Mexico, it also features a trio of less well-known destinations along its Northeast Coast.
However, each year more planners discover — and swear allegiance to — the practical benefits and unique appeal of meeting in Jacksonville, Amelia Island and St. Augustine/Ponte Vedra Beach.
When it comes to well-oiled meeting machinery — from hefty airlift to broad, diverse hotel inventory and world-class entertainment and activities — few destinations can match Orlando. Its unique formula for success has propelled it to the top tier of the meeting and convention market and kept it there for a decade. More than 55 […]Full Story
Over the past decade, Orlando has sustained a dedicated, well coordinated effort to extend its brand image beyond the theme park capital of the U.S. and become the country’s top-dog meeting destination, too. The official recognition of that achievement came not long ago when Cvent named Orlando the No. 1 destination in America for meetings […]Full Story
Landing on what he thought was an island beach on April 3, 1513, Ponce de Leon claimed “La Florida – The Flowering Land” for Spain. Historians dispute just where Ponce landed, some believing it was somewhere between St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach, and others finding evidence he first found terra firma on Melbourne beach […]Full Story