Category: Tourism

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

Top Domestic Destinations For Summer 2021

By Stephen Myers COVID-19 thwarted summer vacation plans last year, but the 2021 summer travel season is poised for a significant rebound. Although tourist attractions and theme parks have reopened across much of the country, many leisure travelers are still avoiding crowded spaces. It is impossible to social distance in vacation hot-spots like Times Square […]

Sanibel Island Earns National Accolades As Best Beach Town

Sanibel Island Earns National Accolades As Best Beach Town

Southern Living Magazine features Sanibel on its March cover as “The South’s Best” LEE COUNTY, Fla. (March 10, 2021) – The editors of Southern Living Magazine chose Sanibel Island as best beach town of 2021. Sanibel graces the cover of its April edition because of its “natural wonders” and because it “kept the heart of the South beating […]

Mound House Staffing & Accreditations – Knight New; Norris Earns CIGT

Mound House Staffing & Accreditations – Knight New; Norris Earns CIGT

By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com Thousands of people annually tour and attend programs at the historic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach. Despite its large visitation, however, the Mound House accomplishes all it does with just a handful of museum professionals. It recently added MuseumEducator Adam Knight, while Environmental Education Manager Dexter Norris attained his “Certified Interpretive […]

Private Travel: Getting There Is Half The Fun

Private Travel: Getting There Is Half The Fun

By Stephen Myers An old phrase says, “Getting there is half the battle.” Getting there should be half the fun… it just depends how you are getting there. There are many ways to travel from Point A to Point B – vehicles, trains, boats, airplanes, bicycles or by foot. The fastest, of course, is an […]

What’s New From The Beaches Of Fort Myers & Sanibel

What’s New From The Beaches Of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Photo courtesy of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel.  LEE COUNTY, Fla. (U.S.A.) – As visitors begin to plan long-awaited vacations, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel continues to provide lots of space for social distancing while having fun. In addition to great, year-round weather, shell-drenched beaches, wildlife and the sparkling Gulf of Mexico, […]

Frontier Airlines Voters Have Spoken: Fort Myers Is Named Top Warm Weather Destination Of 2021

Frontier Airlines Voters Have Spoken: Fort Myers Is Named Top Warm Weather Destination Of 2021

image courtesy of The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel FORT MYERS, Florida – Jan. 29, 2021 – Fort Myers has been named the top warm weather destination for 2021 by Frontier Airlines customers in a recent vote that pitted the city against Phoenix, Miami, Sarasota, Florida and Tampa, Florida. Known for its world-class beaches, […]

Ben Siegel Named Executive Director Of Lee County Port Authority

Ben Siegel Named Executive Director Of Lee County Port Authority

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2021) – The Lee County Board of Port Commissioners named Benjamin R. Siegel, CPA, C.M., as the executive director of the Lee County Port Authority on Jan. 21, 2021. As executive director, he will direct the administration, operations and development of Southwest Florida International Airport and Page Field in Fort […]

Sun Saver Passport Offers Savings And Supports Local Businesses

Sun Saver Passport Offers Savings And Supports Local Businesses

LEE COUNTY, Fla. –The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) has launched a free mobile-exclusive savings passport that is available to Lee County locals and visitors. Users will have access to exclusive deals on attractions, restaurants and experiences throughout the destination. There are three easy steps to participate: Sign up at https://explore.fortmyers-sanibel.com The pass will be […]

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports October Traffic

Southwest Florida International Airport Reports October Traffic

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2020) – During October, 417,305 passengers traveled through Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Fla. This is a decrease of 34.7 percent compared to October 2019; however, it is a 63.1 percent increase compared to September 2020. The traffic leader in October was American Airlines with 91,020 total passengers. […]

Nothing To Do But Fix A Bourbon And Reserve Your Square

Nothing To Do But Fix A Bourbon And Reserve Your Square

Our GreenMarket stage is an intimate, open-air venue where our neighbors can safely enjoy live entertainment. And what better backdrop for a performance than the gorgeous Florida sky? Guests are required to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and you can purchase delicious snack boxes from our partner, Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Reserve your responsibly […]

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