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Don’t dash out of Fort Lauderdale, linger a little

gary posted this on September 2nd, 2014 in Blog, Bradenton, Florida Vacation Rentals, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Rental News Articles, Travel News, Vacation Rental News | No Comments

When Norwegian Air announced that it was going to launch a ‘low-cost’ transatlantic service from Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale you can imagine the whole of Florida tourism, as well as Royal Caribbean, Carnival et al over at Port Everglades, rubbing their hands with anticipation. Tens of thousands more Europeans per year would suddenly gain access […]

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Fighter Jets Escort Plane After Two Women Put Aircraft ‘Under Threat’

gary posted this on August 29th, 2014 in Blog, Florida Vacation Rentals, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Press Releases, Travel News, Vacation Rental News | No Comments

Fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Cuba-bound plane back to Toronto on Wednesday after two female passengers allegedly put the aircraft under threat. The two women had allegedly drank a ‘significant quantity’ of duty free alcohol in the cabin toilet and lit a cigarette, which triggered the on-board smoke detector. They then allegedly got […]

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The Future of the Aircraft Cabin

gary posted this on August 27th, 2014 in Blog, Florida Vacation Rentals, Real Estate News, Vacation Rental News | No Comments

Our twice-monthly Skift Trends Report series takes a deep dive into industry trends across various sectors of travel The latest report in the series, The Future of the Aircraft Cabin: Tracking Trends and Debunking Myths launches today. The Aircraft Interiors Industry is going through a boom and entering what one designer has called a second […]

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Disney Plans Drone-Enabled Theme Park Shows

gary posted this on August 26th, 2014 in Blog, Bradenton, Florida Vacation Rentals, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Press Releases, Travel News, Vacation Rental News | No Comments

Walt Disney Co is mulling the use of drones for next generation theme park entertainment, after filing a patent application for ‘unmanned aerial vehicles.’ The application suggests that drones could operate larger-than-life puppet or projection screens for night time entertainment. The patent goes on to explain: “The inventors recognized that presently there are no mechanisms […]

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Florida Tourism on Track for Record Year

gary posted this on August 20th, 2014 in Blog, Bradenton, Florida Vacation Rentals, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Press Releases, Rental News Articles, Travel News, Vacation Rental Locations, Vacation Rental News | No Comments

Florida is set for a record breaking year of tourist visits after releasing preliminary figures showing best-ever second quarter visitation. Visit Florida estimated 24 million tourists came to the state during the second quarter surpassing the previous record of 23.3 million in 2013. The agency also said visitor spending rose 7.4% to $35.7 billion. Direct […]

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