Category: Lodging

Jeanne Bigos Of The Outrigger Beach Resort Receives Honor For Community Contributions From Lee County VCB

Jeanne Bigos Of The Outrigger Beach Resort Receives Honor For Community Contributions From Lee County VCB

2020 Junonia Award goes to longtime general manager at Fort Myers Beach LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) presented its annual Junonia Award to Jeanne Bigos, general manager of the Outrigger Beach Resort and Charley’s Boathouse Grill & Wine Bar on Fort Myers Beach, at its virtual Tourism Outlook event today. This […]

Big Cypress RV Resort Re-opened On Monday, November 2

Big Cypress RV Resort Re-opened On Monday, November 2

BIG CYPRESS, Fla. (October 26, 2020) – Florida Seminole Tourism announces the re-opening of Big Cypress RV Resort on Monday, November 2 with new campground safety guidelines. “We’re excited to re-open and welcome our guests back,” said Evelyn Mata, Big Cypress RV Park and Campground Manager. Campground rules have been updated to ensure the best experience […]

Shangri-La Springs Awarded Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Seal Of Commitment For Safety And Sanitation

Shangri-La Springs Awarded Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Seal Of Commitment For Safety And Sanitation

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (July 27, 2020) – Shangri-La Springs was the first property in Lee County and one of the first 10 in the state to be awarded the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) Seal of Commitment, which acknowledges enhanced sanitation standards designated by FRLA to ensure the safety of guests and employees. FRLA’s […]

Coronavirus Florida: Star-crossed Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth Beach hits new roadblock

Coronavirus Florida: Star-crossed Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth Beach hits new roadblock Coronavirus Florida: Star-crossed Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth Beach hits new roadblock

Jorge Milian @caneswatch Apr 10, 2020 at 4:45 PM The coronavirus pandemic has delayed the planned purchase and renovation of the Gulfstream Hotel in Lake Worth Beach. * TO OUR READERS: This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers during the coronavirus outbreak. Please support local journalism by subscribing […]

A wealthy private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies

A wealthy private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies A wealthy private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies

All residents and employees of an affluent private Florida island community are being given tests to determine whether they have been exposed to the coronavirus and developed antibodies to it. Everyone living and working on Fisher Island, off Miami Beach, is being tested for the antibodies through serological tests , according to a statement from […]

$1.5 Million Homes in Florida, Illinois and California

$1.5 Million Homes in Florida, Illinois and California $1.5 Million Homes in Florida, Illinois and California

Miami | $1.499 Million A 1915 clapboard house and guest cottage with a total of five bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, on a 0.21-acre lot with a swimming pool This vintage property in Coconut Grove has been substantially remodeled. It is a half-mile southwest of the Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden and two […]

A wealthy, private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies

A wealthy, private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies A wealthy, private community in Florida is testing every resident and worker for coronavirus antibodies

All residents and employees of an affluent, private Florida island community are being supplied tests to determine if they have been exposed to the novel coronavirus and developed antibodies to the infection. Everyone living and working on Fisher Island, off Miami Beach, is in the process of being tested for the antibodies through serological tests […]

Central Florida Prepares for Worst Case Scenario Ahead of Coronavirus Peak

Central Florida Prepares for Worst Case Scenario Ahead of Coronavirus Peak Central Florida Prepares for Worst Case Scenario Ahead of Coronavirus Peak

ORLANDO, Fla. — With new projections showing the coronavirus peak happening much earlier in Florida than expected , there’s one big question on leaders’ minds: Is Central Florida ready? County leaders in the most populated Central Florida counties say they are ready for the peak, but the more resources they can get a hold of, […]

Florida’s safer-at-home order does not prevent snowbirds from leaving, but can they get home?

Florida’s safer-at-home order does not prevent snowbirds from leaving, but can they get home? Florida's safer-at-home order does not prevent snowbirds from leaving, but can they get home?

Social distancing matters. Here is how to do it and how it can help curb the COVID-19 pandemic. USA TODAY The turning of calendar pages to April is usually the sign for snowbirds to leave Florida in droves for the north. Unfortunately, the arrival of COVID-19 was missing from everyone’s version, leaving many still here […]

Coronavirus pandemic shutters hotels across Southwest Florida despite essential status

Coronavirus pandemic shutters hotels across Southwest Florida despite essential status Coronavirus pandemic shutters hotels across Southwest Florida despite essential status

Many hotels across Southwest Florida have closed their doors to visitors. Blame the coronavirus. While hotels and resorts are considered essential businesses under the state’s safer-at-home order issued by Gov. Ron DeSantis last week, dozens have closed in the Naples area alone, with more expected to shutter over the coming weeks. ‘Will I have a […]

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