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Nicki Grossman

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  • Free tours of Ponce de León's ship El Galeón sold out early Tuesday

    Free tours of Ponce de Le&#243n's ship  El Galeón sold out early Tuesday
    UPDATE: A free tour of El Galeón is the hottest ticket in town. By Tuesday, history-hungry South Floridians had snapped up 20,000 free tickets to tour the 170-foot replica, according to Nicki Grossman, president of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention...
  • Florida tourism may get boost if immigration bill passes

    Florida tourism may get boost if immigration bill passes
    WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law. Little-noticed provisions...
  • S. Florida bid for 50th Super Bowl won't be derailed by boat show conflict

    S. Florida bid for 50<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> Super Bowl won't be derailed by boat show conflict
    A possible conflict with Miami's massive boat show is not enough to sink South Florida's hopes of hosting the 50th Super Bowl, officials working to secure the landmark game contend. The concern was raised in a media report that the NFL may schedule...
  • Ina Lee, owner, Travelhost Elite of Greater Fort Lauderdale

    Ina Lee, owner, Travelhost Elite of Greater Fort Lauderdale
    Last week: The passing of E. Clay Shaw was sad for our community — not just because he was a great statesman but because he embodied a bygone era when congressional leaders worked for the betterment of the country with a bipartisan spirit rather...
  • After centennial, city looks ahead to its future

    After centennial, city looks ahead to its future
    As the city marks its first 100 years this weekend, officials are planning what the future should look like. Downtown will expand with more offices and shops as well as more nearby condos and townhouses. The New River would be abuzz with entertainment...
  • Tony Bennett graba con artistas latinos en Davie

    Tony Bennett graba con artistas latinos en Davie
    Es una novedosa forma de atraer turistas latinoamericanos: hacer equipo con el cantante Tony Bennett en su nuevo álbum de duetos con artistas de América Latina e invitarlos a grabar videos de las mismas canciones en el condado de Broward. La oficina de...
  • Viajes a costa de los contribuyentes: funcionarios de Broward viajan alrededor del mundo

    Viajes a costa de los contribuyentes: funcionarios de Broward viajan alrededor del mundo
    El año pasado un funcionario del condado de Broward hizo un viaje de cinco días a Nueva York para atender a la entrega de los premios de televisión Emmy. El público pagó por todo. Tres empleados de la división de bibliotecas, con problemas de dinero,...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Potential casino spots, foreclosure ruling and the Medicaid pilot project

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday to you. We know you're all anxious to get on with your day so the weekend will come that much faster. So with that, here are the top five stories you should be reading this morning. * The Sun-Sentinel...
  • Jesse Gaddis: 50 years of drive for owner of cab company

    At age 78, taxi tycoon and real estate investor Jesse Gaddis could easily afford to retire, hopping on his small plane to relax at his vacation homes in the Bahamas and North Carolina. But the straight-talker who grew up poor on an Indiana farm, built...
  • Could Super Bowl XLIV be South Florida's last big game?

    Could Super Bowl XLIV be South Florida's last big game?
    When South Florida hosted Super Bowl XLI in 2007, tourism officials and the Miami Dolphins knew the big game would be returning in 2010. Today, when the region hosts its record 10th Super Bowl, there are no such assurances the game will be back. Ever....
  • Broward tourism promoters tell Mayor Naugle to stop criticizing gays

    The leadership of Broward County's multibillion-dollar tourism industry demanded Thursday that Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle stop his attacks on homosexuality even as he pressed them to change a marketing campaign meant to attract gay tourists. They...
  • Broward Commission blasts Lauderdale mayor's gay comments

    Broward County commissioners sought Tuesday to stem the impact Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle's spate of inflammatory comments about homosexuality could have on the area's $1 billion-a-year gay tourism business. Using words such as bigoted and...