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Small hoteliers say they're enjoying their slice of Broward County's flourishing tourism pie.And that slice could get bigger as Broward is poised to welcome 14 million tourists this year, up from a record 13.4 million in 2013, according to officials at the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau."We're having our best year ever," said Elaine Fitzgerald, president and CEO of Beach Vacation Rentals, which runs several beach-area cottages and apartments in Pompano Beach.With summer drawing to a close, optimism is hi

Proprietors of small hotels, inns, and B&B’s in Florida will get a chance to learn about “Taking Your Small Hotel to the Next Level”, the topic of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association’s annual conference to be held October 5-6 in Greater Fort Lauderdale.The Florida Superior Small Lodging Association(FSSLA) announced today that the theme of its a

GREATER FORT LAUDERDALE’S SUPERIOR SMALL LODGINGS:
THINK CHARMING, INFORMAL, INTIMATE AND FRIENDLY

(Florida – November 24, 2010)  “It makes no sense,” declares Donna Boucher, Executive Director of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association(www.superiorsmalllodging.com/winter.aspx). “When it comes to winter vacations, why would someone take their family or friends to a place covered with snow, where you have to warm up your car for 10 minutes before driving, and where people are concerned about a subzero wind chill index?”

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Seven Secrets of Success from Florida Superior Small Lodging Association™

(Florida – April 14, 2010)  In a tough economic environment when U.S. hotel occupancy rate dropped by as much as 17 percent in the last quarter, and even visits to tourist-friendly Florida were down by nearly a full percentage point, a slight glimmer of light – the ongoing success of smaller, quaint, family focused hotels with hands-on owners/managers – presage better times ahead for the entire hospitality industry.