Press Releases

Read Greater Fort Lauderdale's latest press releases, initiatives, story ideas and more. Just click on the article below. For further information on any of the news items seen here, you may directly contact our Communications Team as listed on our Meet The Team page, or submit a media inquiry.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Kicks Off Holiday Season with the Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 9:00 AM

The Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade, the world’s most watched boat parade, will take place along a 12-mile parade route on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Celebrating its 50th year, the milestone event will be led by Grand Marshal Mario Lopez – two-time Emmy-winning television host, nationwide iHeartMedia radio host, author and YouTube superstar. The “50 Years of Hard Rockin’ Fun”-themed parade will feature 100 boats adorned light displays and holiday décor…

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Fun Facts About Greater Fort Lauderdale

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:00 PM

Visit Lauderdale wants you to know some fun facts about Greater Fort Lauderdale. Learn about the beaches, hotels, underwater shipwrecks, and the waterways of what is known as the Yachting Capital of the World…

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Visit Lauderdale Welcomes Everyone Under the Sun with LauderDeals

Thursday, May 27, 2021 9:00 AM

Visit Lauderdale, the official destination marketing organization for Greater Fort Lauderdale (Broward County), welcomes everyone under the sun to enjoy summer fun with LauderDeals, an extensive list of irresistible offers available June 1 through September 30, 2021. With deals throughout the county’s 31 neighborhoods, LauderDeals offers visitors and residents plenty of ways to indulge in the perfect getaway or staycation in the “Yachting Capital of the World.”…

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Visit Lauderdale Debuts as New Tourism Brand for Greater Fort Lauderdale

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:00 AM

Broward County’s tourism organization has a new name. The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau today announced its new brand as Visit Lauderdale with the destination tagline ‘Everyone Under the Sun,’ reflecting the diversity and welcoming nature of the Greater Fort Lauderdale region. The announcement comes during National Travel and Tourism Week, the time when destination marketing organizations share news about the power of travel and its positive impacts on local communities…

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Fort Lauderdale and Bermuda Collaborate on “Go Where the Yachts Go” Campaign

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 10:00 AM

Bermuda Tourism Authority and Visit Lauderdale will pair their nautical strengths in a new partnership designed to elevate both destinations’ desirable yachting lifestyle. Through marketing, public relations and events, Bermuda and Greater Fort Lauderdale will be highlighted as harbors for sun-seeking visitors of all sorts—those permanently part of the jet set crowd and travelers who enjoy a vacation setting dotted with yachts and superyachts…

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