VISITORS NUMBERS: There are 180,000 people employed in the tourism industry in Broward County. For every 85 visitors, one job in Broward is supported.

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SUMMER SAVINGS: Find more than 70 unique 2-for-1 summer offers May 1-September 30 for diving, fishing, sightseeing, spa services, arts, restaurants and more at

BOOK AND GET A $25 GIFT CARD: Book a 2-night stay on at a hotel in Broward County between May 1 and September 30 and receive a $25 American Express gift card to enhance your staycation (or your gas tank).

VACATION LIKE A VIP: This summer (May 1-September 30) book a 2-night stay at a Lauderdale Luxe property and get your room upgrade, $100 resort credit, comp valet, $25 American Express gift card, coupon for free valet parking at the Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass Mills, a Savings Passport coupon book for Sawgrass Mills and a 2-for-1 Summer Savings card. For a list of Lauderdale Luxe properties go to: 

SPA CHIC RETURNS: Spa Chic returns this summer from August 15 - September 30.  The six-week program offers creative and luxurious $99 spa treatments.  Treat yourself to the "spaliday" you deserve. Find more info here:

DINE OUT LAUDERDALE: The six-week celebration of the area's top restaurants will coincide with Spa Chic from August 15 - September 30. Restaurants offer three-course dinner menus at a $36 fixed price and for the first time, some will offer a three-course lunch menu with a fixed price of $16.  Go to for past participants and details. Navigating Greater Fort Lauderdale's restaurant scene is so easy with the FREE Fork Lauderdale dining app. The Fork Lauderdale app is the ideal planning tool to dial up the area's culinary promotions and nightlife options to find the perfect match for your taste du jour. Download it now!

BIENVENIDOS! BIENVENUE! WILLKOMMEN! BOAS-VINDAS! BENVENUTO!: Last year, Broward welcomed more than 3.4 million international visitors with Canada as the top international market and Latin America #2. International visitation was up 22.2% from 2014.

YOU GOTTA SLEEP SOMETIME: There are more than 32,000 hotel rooms available in more than 519 Broward hotels, including 15 Luxe and 51 Superior Small Lodging properties.

CRUISIN' PORT EVERGLADES: Port Everglades is the world's premier cruise port serving 9 cruise lines, one ferry, with 41 cruise ships and 4 million cruise and ferry guests.  This winter, Port Everglades broke its own world record, with 55,885 passengers embarking and debarking in a single day including the daily ferry service.

FLYING HIGH: In 2015, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport carried 26,941,511 up 9% over 2014.  Domestic traffic was up 7.3% and international traffic increased by 18%.

GOING GREEN: The 600,000 sq. ft. waterfront Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center (BCCC) is the first Convention Center in Florida and one of only three in the nation to achieve LEED Gold certification for an Existing Building, the Broward County Convention Center features eco-friendly enhancements, from water usage and lighting to recycling and energy conservation.