[Tampa, Fla] The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce held their annual Tourism Luncheon on May 10, 2019, at the Tradewinds Island Grand Resort. At this luncheon, FRLA Regional Director Dannette Lynch was announced the 2019 Tourism Person of the Year.
Carol Dover, FRLA’s President and CEO remarks, “Everyone at FRLA is proud of Dannette and her accomplishments within the industry. She continues to make an impact in Pinellas County as Regional Director, and throughout the state of Florida.” Dover continues to say, “Dannette has dedicated 20+ years of experience and love into the Florida tourism and hospitality industry. She continues to be passionate and engaged in her work, as shows with this recognition.”
Dannette has worked with FRLA for 12 years, as the Southwest FL Regional Director and Director of Membership. Before joining FRLA’s staff, Dannette served as the Hospitality Education Director at the St. Petersburg and Clearwater Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for eight years. It was here she helped develop hospitality and training programs throughout Pinellas County.