Tourism News

An Amelia Island Vacation is the New Destination

With so many people paying attention to their dollars, destinations within a four to six hour drive are becoming extremely popular. Amelia Island, Florida is a perfect destination for residents of Tampa, Tallahassee, Orlando and Daytona, Florida. People living in…
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I Live in Paradise

I had to run some errands Saturday afternoon, one of which included the weekly trip to the supermarket. Yes I do the grocery shopping in our house, since I do most of the cooking. Anyway, I noticed that the parking…
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A Tear of Happiness

I happened to be a bystander at a beautiful wedding this weekend, May 24th. Search Amelia was asked to film some of it and I got to tag along. The couple just happened to have met some of our famous…
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Tourism Industry has the Flu

Hotels, resorts, cruise lines and other businesses in the transportation industry are already suffering huge losses in Florida and they have just been hit again with the Swine Flu headlines!

Amelia Hotel at the Beach

For families, business travelers, weddings or corporate events you will find restaurants and shopping within walking distance.

Indiana Winter Poem

It’s winter in Indiana, and the gentle breezes blow, seventy miles an hour at twenty-five below. Oh, how I love Indiana, when the snow’s up to your butt, You take a breath of winter, and your nose gets frozen shut….
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Fishing for Keepers After Tropical Storm Fay

As tropical Fay crept along the east coast of Florida she built incredibly high surf and brought with her torrential rains of up to 35″ in some areas of Florida. Fay is Florida’s first bout with a tropical storm for…
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A Family Outing by Boat to Cumberland Island

A Family Outing by Boat to Cumberland Island Submitted by: Jamie Deonas From the North end boat ramp you can see the white sandy beaches of Cumberland Island, the first barrier island in Georgia. A truly undisturbed beach that is…
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Beach Warning Flags

Pay attention to the flags flying from the lifeguard stands when you visit the beach. They are used to promote safety by identifying

Marketing Florida

Richard Goldman, Chief Marketing Officer of the Amelia Island Plantation, will serve as chairman of the board for Visit Florida, the official marketing company for the state’s tourism industry. Goldman will chair the board for fiscal year 2008-09, which began…
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Feeding the Hungry

An 11-year-old from South Florida, Jack Davis, brought about the Florida Restaurant Lending a Helping Hand Act after learning that restaurants throw leftover food away rather than donate it because of liability concerns. Now our own, Ritz-Carlton,