Category - Background Info

Thursday, September 26, 2013 6:01 PM

The lion with a heart of gold, a coach that plays to win, the godfather of the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame, a top sports writer, goal oriented soccer coach and a quicksilver track and field star, head up the 2013 Broward County Sports Hall of Fame, presented by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau Sports Development...

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 2:00 AM

Remember the family beach vacation? Those endless hours at the water's edge when you buried Dad as he pretended to sleep and almost lost your trunks while riding the waves? Remember running on tip-toes across hot sand with homemade ice cream dripping down your arm? And the pleasure of coming home to beachfront motels, with their cool rooms,...

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 2:00 AM

Lose those holiday inches, keep that resolution and get "swimsuit ready" in Fit Lauderdale . Greater Fort Lauderdale has partnered with SELF magazine to showcase the fitness options available to visitors hoping to keep or regain their pre-holiday physiques. Explore the Atlantic or the Intracoastal Waterway. Bike or walk along A1A. Hike...
  Feeling frazzled from your vacation? You're not alone. Only 53% of working Americans return from vacations feeling rested and rejuvenated, Expedia.com reported in its annual "Vacation Deprivation" survey. While away, stress nags almost one-third (30%) of vacationers, the site found. It's what some sociologists have called Post...

Thursday, June 9, 2011 3:00 AM

SET THE DATE AND SAY “I DO” IN GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE The LauderLove program takes the stress out of wedding planning with an “Ambassador of Bliss” GREATERFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - When you think of weddings what comes to mind? Something old, something new, something sunny and something blue. Well it does when you think of...
To celebrate its colorful history and today’s vibrant communities, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau has launched an Urban Experience Guide providing insightful vacation ideas, tips and planning resources for the culturally diverse traveler. With a booming culinary scene, a calendar full of festivals, and lots of...

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 3:00 AM

Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) has the perfect vacation spot in mind for weary South Florida residents. With 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches and more than 300 hotels from Deerfield Beach to Hallandale Beach to choose from, locals can't go wrong. And hometown tourists can have it all on less than one tank...
  In a move to maximize the success of initiatives to drive film and entertainment business to the destination and create new synergies with tourism, the Broward County Commission has transitioned the Broward Film Commission from the county's Office of Small Business and Economic Development to the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention &...

Thursday, October 2, 2008 3:00 AM

Deerfield Beach, on the northern edge of Greater Fort Lauderdale, has transformed itself from a once sleepy town to a hot discovery. Though its population has grown from 200 (in 1910) to 77,000 today, it remains a world away from its livelier and better-known neighbors. Its many pleasures, including a one-and-half mile Blue Wave certified beach...