Greater Fort Lauderdale is hitting the refresh button on its popular website with a new design and enhanced features reflecting the destination's launch of its new Hello Sunny marketing campaign.

The new content-rich site makes discovery, planning and travel to this popular sun spot easier than ever - be it for business or to enjoy 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches.

Fun and functional.

The redesigned, colorful website allows for greater engagement and easier navigation designed as a familiar "app-like" experience for users. The site also features greater mapping capabilities, a highly requested feature. Each main section has highlighted points of interest in the "Sunny Interests" section making it easy to jump from page to page, exploring the many ways to play and stay in Greater Fort Lauderdale.

An enhanced Trip Planner allows users to save hotel, dining options and activities to itineraries on a daily basis. Hotel Listings include new sort features, and ways to quickly filter by amenity, lifestyle, ratings, and price. Sunny Deals are easier to find than ever with Deal Counters built into the site's secondary navigation. Live web cams, special-interest travel information, "sunny tunes" music channel, and colorful imagery bring the site to life.

Social time.
 also serves as a hub for links to partner, media and social sites including Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare,Pinterest, and YouTube. Social feeds invite interactivity and sharing. Fan Faves shows a list of what Facebook friends like on the site and other popular pages.


On the road or on arrival, it's easy to stay connected and on the go with three of Greater Fort Lauderdale's apps downloadable at the Apple App Store.  Fork Lauderdale guides you to the best restaurants, deals and tasty meals throughout Greater Fort Lauderdale.  The Defrost Your Swimsuit app is a fun and flirty way to remind visitors how they can easily defrost, thaw out and have a wonderful beach escape by inserting their photo into a block of ice, watch it melt, revealing a new bikini bod on the beach (there's a speedo version for men), which can be tweeted, posted or emailed to your family and friends.The Mild to Wild GLBT Mobile Site is a digital stylist that generates morning, afternoon, evening and late-night activities and events, serving up Foursquare deals from participating businesses.

About Greater Fort Lauderdale
From the seagrass to the sawgrass, Greater Fort Lauderdale boasts more than 34,000 lodging accommodations at a variety of hotels, luxury spa resorts, and Superior Small Lodgings reflecting a "beach chic" vibe. Visitors enjoy 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches, discover 300+ miles of inland waterways that run from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Everglades, dine at thousands of restaurants and eateries, get immersed in a thriving arts and culture scene and indulge in top shopping. For more info, contact the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 22-SUNNY or visit

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau can also be followed on Twitter at or become a fan on Facebook at or join us on Foursquare at To have Greater Fort Lauderdale in the palm of your hand, download the free iPhone applications, Defrost Your Swimsuit and ‘Fork' Lauderdale and Mild to Wild the LGBT mobile site at