Nominations in Full Bloom for 11th Annual ROSE Awards

[Jacksonville, Fla] The Northeast Chapter of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) is seeking nominations for the 11th Annual ROSE Awards. The ROSE (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards honor hospitality champions in the Northeast Florida region who are dedicated to excellent customer service. These are the employees who make guests’ experiences smooth and seamless Read More

Southwest Florida Water Management District WISE Program

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) has launched a new grant program for non-residential users in the district. The Water Incentives Supporting Efficiency (WISE) program can reimburse up to 50 percent of costs associated with water conservation projects and can save businesses up to $20,000. The grant is open to all water users whether Read More

Gov. DeSantis Unveils Water Policy Reform

Today, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-12 regarding the protection of water and the environment in Florida. The actions that will be taken as a result of the order are intended to have a positive impact on water quality As one of the first Executive Orders signed by the new governor, this action underscores Read More

FRLA Collier Chapter Merges with Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance

On January 1, 2019, the Collier Chapter of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA) officially merged with the Collier County Lodging & Tourism Alliance (CCLTA). With the merger, the membership of the FRLA Collier Chapter grows to nearly 200 hotels, restaurants, attractions, and allied members. The entire CCLTA board of directors will remain on Read More