January Membership Luncheon with keynote speaker VISIT FLORIDA President & CEO Dana Young
Led by President and Chief Executive Officer Dana Young, VISIT FLORIDA is the state's official tourism marketing corporation which serves as Florida's official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. Through a public/private partnership, VISIT FLORIDA serves more than 13,000 tourism industry businesses, including major strategic alliance partnerships with Busch Gardens Tampa, Disney Destinations, The Hertz Corporation, Hilton, LEGOLAND Florida Resort, SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando, Simon Shopping Destinations, and Universal Orlando Resort.
Florida’s tourism industry was responsible for welcoming 127.0 million visitors in 2018. Based on the latest economic impact study, Florida visitors contributed $85.9 billion to Florida's economy and supported 1.5 million Florida jobs in 2017. According to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, for every $1 the state invests in VISIT FLORIDA, $2.15 in tax revenue is generated.
Join Ms. Young at our membership luncheon to learn more about VISIT FLORIDA’s mission to strengthen Florida's share of the global travel market, establish Florida as the No. 1 travel destination in the world, and maximize the economic impact of travel and tourism to Florida.