2014 FLORIDA HUDDLE COMING TO THE PALM BEACHES AND BOCA RATON

01/28/2013

2014 FLORIDA HUDDLE COMING TO THE PALM BEACHES AND BOCA RATON


THE PALM BEACHES, FL (January 28, 2013) - The Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) has announced the destination will host the 38

th Annual Florida Huddle Travel Conference January 14-16, 2014. The announcement was made at a luncheon sponsored by the Palm Beach County CVB during the 37th Annual Florida Huddle Travel Conference at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort in St. Augustine, Florida on Friday, January 25,2013.


As America's First Resort Destination®, The Palm Beaches will continue its history of genuine hospitality in welcoming tourism professionals from around the state, representing destinations, attractions and properties for networking, planning and conducting business with tour operators and wholesalers from around the globe through business appointments and networking events.


"Florida Huddle is the state's premier industry sales event and an exciting opportunity to welcome international buyers to learn more about Florida's vast tourism assets, including those of our own legendary destination," stated CVB President & CEO Jorge Pesquera. "We look forward to this opportunity to showcase the beautiful Palm Beaches and Boca Raton to so many key players in the state's tourism industry."


The annual three-day travel and trade show commences contract negotiations for the upcoming travel season while attracting top consumer and trade publications seeking new story ideas and the latest news on Florida travel and meetings.


"We are elated to bring Florida Huddle to the beautiful Palm Beaches and Boca Raton," stated Christy Myers, Vice President of Florida Huddle. "This elegant venue is simply perfect for showcasing the State of Florida to tour operators and travel trade media from around the world. The accomplished Palm Beach CVB is sure to facilitate a truly spectacular event."


About Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau


The Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official destination marketing organization for Palm Beach County, Fla., with a mission to increase visitation, deliver a one-of-a-kind visitor experience, and contribute to the overall economic development in Palm Beach County. As a non-profit organization, the CVB develops marketing and sales strategies to support tourism, which, as one of Palm Beach County's largest industries, generates an annual economic impact of $5 billion in the local economy, welcomes five million visitors a year, supports 45,000 industry jobs, and helps to ensure Florida remain a tax-free state.


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