The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton Extend Special Offers to Florida Residents for the Best Way to Exper

The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton Extend Special Offers to Florida Residents
for the Best Way to Experience Florida
PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. (July 28, 2010) - According to the most-recent study by VISIT FLORIDA, the percent of
in-state pleasure trips taken by residents was down more than 10 percent, compared to the same time last year.
Helping Florida residents experience a vacation in their own backyard, nearly 30 hotels and resorts throughout The
Palm Beaches and Boca Raton are offering special discounts to Florida residents through Sept. 30, 2010.
As America's First Resort Destination® - established in 1894 - The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton have spent
decades perfecting the art of welcoming guests from around the world, and showing them the best way to
experience Florida. Florida residents can also enjoy this fine hospitality with special the Florida Resident* offers.
From B&Bs and downtown properties to oceanfront and historic resorts, a variety of properties are participating
with special rates and offers to Florida residents (with a valid ID). In addition to reduced room rates, the hotels
and resorts are also including meals, amenities and activities. Some participating properties include the Omphoy
Ocean Resort; Delray Beach Marriott; Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach; The Chesterfield Hotel; Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa;
The Colony Hotel Palm Beach; Crane's BeachHouse; and Palm Beach Hibiscus, to name just a few. Visit for details and specifics for each offer.
"Our destination is the perfect place to unwind and enjoy great art and culinary delights, or seek the playful side
with a splash in the Atlantic surf and visits to family attractions and world-famous shopping districts," stated Jorge
Pesquera, president & CEO, Palm Beach County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Bordered to the west by Lake Okeechobee, the south by The Florida Everglades and the east by the Atlantic Ocean,
the area is surrounded by Florida's liquid assets - ideal for water activities and warm-weather fun.
Home to the gateway to The Florida Everglades, The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton invites adventurous travelers to
explore the legendary mangrove-lined waterways and grasslands of this natural American treasure. And, of
course, there are The Palm Beaches - 47 stunning miles of sun, surf and sand considered some of the best in the
world for a number of activities, on shore and out at sea.
After a day on the water, visitors can towel off and enjoy their favorite sporting activities, as a player or spectator,
including the local favorites of golf, tennis, baseball and polo.
Considered Florida's Cultural Capital, The Palm Beaches and Boca Raton are also home to more than 200 theaters,
museums, arts centers, indoor and outdoor performance stages and other cultural venues.
To see how to experience the best of Florida, visit or call 800-554-7256.
*Offers and dates vary with each property. Valid Florida ID required at check-in.
Media Contact:
Maria Hayworth/Hayworth Creative PR
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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