VISIT Florida Awards Tourism Grant to Oceanfront Tuckaway Shores Resort for a Travel Bloggers Retreat

Tuckaway Shores Resort on Florida’s Space Coast announced that they are the recipient of a tourism grant from VISIT FLORIDA , the state’s tourism source for travel planning. The grant will enable Tuckaway to host a Travel and Lifestyle Bloggers retreat and FAM visit.

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We’re eager to introduce the bloggers to the difference of staying in an independent “authentic” or “classic” style Florida property instead of the traditional high rise flag hotels.

Indialantic, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014

Oceanfront Tuckaway Shores Resort, located on a secluded beach in Indialantic, a small beach community between Coca Beach and Melbourne beach on Florida’s Space Coast, announced today that it has been awarded a grant by VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official source for travel planning. The grant will be used to host a Travel and Lifestyle Blogger’s Retreat and FAM visit for up to thirty-five(35) bloggers. They will be introduced to the exceptional and one-of-a kind attractions found on Florida’s Space Coast and will showcase and introduce bloggers to the difference of staying in an independent “authentic” or “classic” Florida style vacation property. In addition, their new e-book showcases Tuckaway’s uniqueness and some of the many reasons that visitors keep returning to the beautiful Space Coast.

“We are so grateful that VISIT FLORIDA and Enterprise Florida selected us from among a large number of grant applicants, during their most competitive grant cycle to date” said Ms. Jacqui McPhillips, manager of Tuckaway Shores.

The event, proposed to be held Nov. 6th thru 8th, 2014 will showcase the unique attractions found in Florida’s Brevard County. The Space Cost is not only the closest beach to Orlando’s myriad of parks and attractions, but enjoys 72 miles of beach front, the longest in Florida; Kennedy Space Center, housing the retired Atlantis Space Shuttle; Brevard Zoo, the only zoo in the country where visitors can kayak thru the zoo; has more nesting Sea Turtles than anywhere else in the western hemisphere, and is the home of the original world famous Ron Jon’s Surf Emporium.

Ms. McPhillips said “We’re eager to introduce the bloggers to the difference of staying in an “authentic” or “classic” style Florida property instead of the traditional high rise flag hotels. Tuckaway Shores is a member of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Assn. (FSSL), a membership of approximately 170 similar style properties that offer exceptional cleanliness, maintenance and more of the “old’ Florida ambiance. We just won the FSSL’s coveted Donald D. Dermody White Glove award for superior housekeeping for the 6th straight year. When it comes to lodging, we want the bloggers to experience the other side of Florida, where it’s more relaxed and staff truly cares about the guest experience. We just designed our first e-book in order to showcase Tuckaway’s uniqueness and some of the many attractions found on our beautiful Space Coast”.

Any Travel or Life Style Bloggers’ wanting more information on the Retreat and FAM visit, should contact jacqui(at)tuckawayshores(dot)com ; inclusion of your media kit is mandatory.            

About Tuckaway Shores Resort
Tuckaway Shores is a 32 unit all-suite condo-hotel located on the Space Coast’ more secluded south beaches and caters to those seeking a more relaxing than partying atmosphere. Tuckaway is the closest beach to Orlando’s Disney World. Tuckaway attracts guests wanting to experience Florida the way it was meant to be, before all the high rise ‘concrete jungles’ took over. A slice of yesteryear perhaps, but with all the modern conveniences that might be offered by large corporate hotels.

About The Superior Small Lodging Association
The Superior Small Lodging Association (SSLA) is a non-profit association of independently owned and managed Boutique Inn’s, B&B’s and hotels throughout the State of Florida with fewer than 50 rooms. Established in 1989 to bring brand awareness to the smaller boutique lodgings as an alternative to the large corporate branded hotel chains, the Superior Small Lodging Brand has come to represent a partnership of unique lodging properties offering a high level of service, comfort and cleanliness at competitive rates. Each year our members’ properties are inspected by an independent inspection company and those that meet specific cleanliness standards are recognized with our White Glove Award for cleanliness. Excellence in quality and service are also recognized. With approximately 170 member properties representing almost 3,000 hotel rooms, time shares and vacation rentals throughout the State of Florida the success of the Superior Small Lodging program is undisputed.


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