Category: Travel

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. […]

Mound House Marks 5th Anniversary!

Mound House Marks 5th Anniversary!

New Book & Store Sale Celebrate Milestone By Gary Mooneythewritestuff25@gmail.com The iconic Mound House on Fort Myers Beach, one of Southwest Florida’s most historic attractions and destinations, commemorated the 5th anniversary of its opening as a cultural and environmental learning center on November 14. It traces its roots back to the ancient Calusa of over […]

Southwest Florida International Airport Receives Top Award From The Florida Department Of Transportation

Southwest Florida International Airport Receives Top Award From The Florida Department Of Transportation

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 5, 2020) – The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) honored the Lee County Port Authority with the 2020 Commercial Service Airport of the Year Award for Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW). This is the seventh time RSW has received this prestigious honor.  “I am very proud that Southwest Florida International Airport […]

Aviation Industry Recovering From COVID-19 Challenges, Changes

Aviation Industry Recovering From COVID-19 Challenges, Changes

By Stephen Myers Air travel changed in 2020. Dramatically. The things we used to complain about, like baggage fees and overhead bin space, dwarf concerns we have today because of COVID-19. November is National Aviation Month, and there might not be a time when the aviation industry has evolved as much as what we’re experiencing […]

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