Ft. Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) January 29, 2016 -- Scott Rivelli, the Executive Director of the Superior Small Lodging Association (SSL), has been appointed to the Marketing Advisory Committee MAC) of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau (GFLCVB) by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Tourist Development Council.
Mr. Rivelli has been active in tourism in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area for over 20 years, including the management and ownership of the Ocean Inn, a hotel on Hollywood Beach which became an award winning property under his guidance and marketing skills.
“The hospitality industry is comprised of many diverse disciplines from hoteliers to restauranteurs, to shopping, attractions and more. I’m particularly excited to have Scott Rivelli join the MAC, as his experience in working with Superior Small Lodgings in Broward County and statewide bring a unique perspective and insight that will benefit the destination as a whole”, stated Carlos Molinet, Senior Vice President of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Involvement in the tourism industry is pivotal to Rivelli’s passion to support his community as the premier destination to live, work, play and visit. In addition to his role on the GFLCVB Marketing Advisory Committee his involvement includes:
• Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, Board Member 2015 -
• Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Board Member 2014 -
• Hollywood Travel and Tourism Committee, Co Founder and Co Chair, 2015 -
• Leadership Hollywood, Co-Chair , 2013 - 2016
• Graduate Leadership Hollywood Class 37 , 2013
• Tourism and Entertainment Industry Group, Co Founder and Co-Chair 2013 – 2015
• Broadwalk Information Ambassador Program, Co Founder and Vice-Chair 2013 - 2014
• Hollywood Office of Tourism Marketing Advisory Committee, Committee Member 2010 -2013
Rivelli is currently the Executive Director of the Superior Small Lodging Association, an association of over 150 independently owned and managed small properties located throughout Florida. Under his leadership the association has strengthened position in Florida Tourism by working more closely with VisitFlorida, the state tourism agency and Destination Marketing Organizations (DMO’s) throughout the state. He has successfully improved relationships with allied partners and forged new partnerships including aligning SSL with the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association while developing programs that are most important to its membership. In 2016, due to Rivelli’s expertise, SSL is poised to grow its membership base, DMO affiliation and stature within the state. .
About The Superior Small 2016 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 150 member properties throughout the State of Florida the success of the Superior Small Lodging program is undisputed and gives prospective guests the comfort of knowing that when they book a Superior Small Lodging property they can be assured of a high standard of excellence.
About Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County
From the seagrass to the sawgrass, Greater Fort Lauderdale, located in Broward County, boasts more than 34,000 lodging accommodations at a variety of hotels, luxury spa resorts, and Superior Small Lodgings reflecting a “beach chic” vibe. Visitors enjoy 23 miles of Blue Wave certified beaches, discover 300+ miles of inland waterways that run from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Everglades, dine at thousands of restaurants and eateries, get immersed in a thriving arts and culture scene and indulge in top shopping.
Scott Rivelli, Superior Small Lodging Association, http://www.SuperiorSmallLodging.com, +1 (954) 895-4777, [email protected]
SOURCE Superior Small Lodging Association