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Welcome Everyone Under the Sun

By: Visit Lauderdale

Visit Lauderdale logoWelcome thrill-seekers and chill-seekers and kids of all ages. The world’s most welcoming destination awaits in Greater Fort Lauderdale, with miles of golden beaches and scenic waterways, cosmopolitan dining and nightlife, amazing Everglades eco-tours, world-class shopping and more. We look forward to welcoming your clients to unforgettable moments in a beach playground unlike any other.

Some of those moments may be enjoying a professional hockey, soccer or cricket game. Spectators can watch the NHL Florida Panthers compete at the FLA Live Arena, Inter Miami pro soccer at DRV PNK Stadium, and international cricket matches at Central Broward Park and Broward County Stadium. Your clients can also enjoy the thrill of live thoroughbred horse racing at Gulfstream Park, along with upscale dining, shopping, entertainment and gaming. They can watch the USA Beach Volleyball Championships on Fort Lauderdale beach this summer, July `17-23, 2023. And the newly reimagined Fort Lauderdale Aquatic Complex welcomes visitors for a view from its new 90-foot-high dive platform, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere.

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Greater Fort Lauderdale continues to grow and add to its infinite list of irresistible offerings.
The new Visit Lauderdale Ale Trail Passport, a free mobile pass, helps visitors explore Greater Fort Lauderdale’s top breweries, enjoy exclusive discounts and earn prizes. Visit Lauderdale also invites visitors to “Show Your Badge” to enjoy savings throughout the destination – another free mobile pass that’s user-friendly. The Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale opened in March of 2022 and came in at No. 12 on Travel + Leisure’s best 100 new hotels in the world. The AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach also opened last year and boasts ocean views and an expansive resort-style pool with cabanas and dining services. The popular Las Olas area has recently welcomed several new restaurants, including the world-renowned chains of Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and Fogo de Chão, and a reimagined Timpano Las Olas, a local favorite for Italian food-lovers. Your clients can indulge in a variety of taste sensations at The Bite Eatery, now open in Pompano Beach, its first food hall.

To learn about other new additions, visit What’s New and if you aren’t a “Lauderdale Loyalist” yet, register for our free training program.

Thank you to our IPW sponsors: Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Marriott Resort Fort Lauderdale Harbor Beach, Sawgrass Mills, Sawgrass Recreation Park, AC Hotel Fort Lauderdale Beach, The Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Pompano Beach, Dania Pointe, DoubleTree Resort By Hilton Hollywood Beach, Hillsboro Beach Resort, Rodeway Inn & Suites and Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Cruise Port.