PALM BEACH NAMED BEST SUMMER VACATION SPOT & U.S. LUXURY DESTINATION

06/17/2011
Palm Beach Named Best Summer Vacation Spot & U.S. Luxury Destination
Road Trip Packages and Special Hotel Rates Updated Daily
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (June 17, 2011) - US News & World Report has named Palm Beach - not
once, but twice - on its "2011-2012 Best Vacations" list. Based on a 50/50 analysis of expert and user
opinions, the list recognizes individual destinations for a variety of categories, updated on an annual
basis. Palm Beach was ranked #11 worldwide for "Best Summer Vacations," and #9 for "Best US Luxury
Destination."
"This unbiased acknowledgment is a testament to our destination's ability to provide the best vacation
experience possible, not only in Florida but worldwide," stated Palm Beach County Convention and
Visitors Bureau President and CEO Jorge Pesquera.
Its top ranking by US News & World Report isn't the only reason to visit Palm Beach this summer. The
area is also enticing visitors with Road Trip Packages and Special Hotel Rates, which are updated daily.
Everything from gas cards and extra nights to upgrades and additional amenities are included at
www.PalmBeachFl.com/stay-play/stay-hotel-offers-packages/.
With more than 47 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches; more than 200 hotels, resorts, and boutique
properties; world-class dining, spas, golf courses and shopping; distinctive attractions and vibrant
downtowns; and an assortment of cultural venues, festivals and edge-of-your-seat-sporting activities,
it's no wonder The Palm Beaches is considered one of the best ways to experience Florida.
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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. Tourism is among Palm Beach County's major industries generating a direct
annual economic impact of $2.8 billion in the local economy, producing $23 million dollars in bed-tax
revenue and lodging sales of approximately $623 million.
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