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The Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce Connects Local Nonprofit Organizations with For-profit Businesses

Several local nonprofit and for-profit Greater Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce members gathered at Frankie Beans Coffee Shop the morning of September 17 to launch Do Good Delray. Do Good Delray (Partner with Purpose) is GDBCC’s new annual partnership initiative. With a desire to see increased collaboration between their profit and nonprofit members, GDBCC has…

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U.S. Travel Busy This Summer Despite Surge in COVID-19 Cases

A travel agent in Delray Beach said they have been busy booking vacations this summer despite the delta variant causing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Ted Hoskinson of Delray Beach just returned to the U.S. after taking a cruise in Europe. “We traveled to Croatia for seven days,” Hoskinson said. He said the ship only…

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Delray Beach Travel Agent Optimistic About Tourism in 2021

A local travel agent is optimistic about tourism bouncing back in 2021 despite a Destinations Florida report that said revenue for the tourism industry was down 40 percent in October. Workers at the Aloft hotel in Delray Beach said they are slowly seeing more travelers and bookings. Ryan Curran, the director of sales at Aloft…

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Delray Beach Restaurants Encouraged by Bump in Sales Heading Into Tourist Season

November is typically the start of tourist season in South Florida. Area businesses rely on winter visitors for a much-needed economic boost, especially with the pandemic taking a chunk out of their profits this year. But business owners say they are seeing more visitors from other parts of Florida than people from northern states. Travel…

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Dash Travel’s 60th Anniversary

A look back at 60 years of Dash Travel. View Dash Travel’s 60th Anniversary presentation.

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Jeff Dash Named Delay Beach Chamber of Commerce 2019 Ambassador of the Year

Jeff Dash, Vice President of Marketing & Promotion for the Pineapple Grove Arts District (PGAD) andPresident of Dash Travel was selected as Ambassador of the Year 2019 for the Delray Beach Chamber of Commerce. “The Pineapple Grove Arts District wants to congratulate Jeff on this great honor,” said David Beale, attorney and President of the…

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Dash Travel, Celebrity Cruises & Katcha-Ride…Collaborate On A New Cruise Ship Themed Cart

Residents and visitors can now hop on the new cruise ship themed golf cart and ride along Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. Dash Travel, Celebrity Cruises & Katcha-Ride collaborated on the new cruise ship themed cart in Delray Beach. The Celebrity Cruise Edge cart has an 8 foot illuminated cruise ship on top of the…

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Catch a Ride on Downtown Delray Beach’s New Cruise Ship-Themed Cart

Visitors can cruise around parts of Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach in a new themed golf cart. The Celebrity Cruise Edge cart, which is the newest addition to Katcha-Ride, a mobile marketing company that provides free transportation in a five-passenger golf cart, has begun its travels after a July 11 ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new…

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New Celebrity Ships Edge And Flora Coming Soon

When will Celebrity be getting a new ship? It has been six years since the Reflection, the last of the Solstice Class, entered service. Celebrity’s newest ship will debut in December as the Celebrity Edge. It will be the first of four ships in the Edge Class. The ships will be 117,000-gross registered-tons, with a double passenger capacity of…

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MSC Seaside, Welcome To Miami

The home port for the world’s newest ship, MSC Seaside is Miami. From a stunning 360 degree ocean level promenade that circumnavigates the ship, to multi-story panoramic elevators with breathtaking ocean views, MSC Seaside was designed to amaze. Cutting-edge innovations include an array of indoor/outdoor dining, interactive bars and entertainment spaces, class catwalks that bring…