New Offerings Mean a Relaxing, Fun-Filled Autumn in the Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — This fall, new offerings greet visitors traveling to the Florida Keys & Key West, with 125 miles of places with wide-open spaces stretching over scenic islands and vistas of turquoise sea and sky.

The Keys continue to evolve with new and upgraded resorts offering an increase in villas, suites and cottage accommodations providing space for social distancing among families and small groups.

Florida Keys tourism officials urge visitors to take personal health responsibility and embrace protective measures … Read the rest

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West: Welcome Back and Bring a Mask

FLORIDA KEYS — The Florida Keys & Key West reopened to visitors June 1, with officials urging everyone to take personal health actions to protect against the spread of COVID-19. A Keyswide county ordinance requires that facial coverings must be worn by visitors and residents while in business establishments and other public settings where there is a roof overhead.

The ordinance permits restaurant and bar patrons to remove their masks while seated and eating or drinking. It is not mandated to … Read the rest

Sustainable Offerings, Added Flights and Renovated Resorts Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Winter 2019-20

FLORIDA KEYS — This winter the Florida Keys continue to spotlight sustainability and responsible tourism as new resorts open, new low-impact tours and experiences are created and a new app is unveiled to promote safe driving and highlight eco-attractions.

Here’s what’s new:

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On Big Pine Key the 2-acre fruit farm Grimal Grove, billed as the first breadfruit grove in the continental United States, is scheduled to open Jan. 11 as an agritourism venue, breadfruit research site and … Read the rest

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2019

FLORIDA KEYS — The Florida Keys & Key West, with community efforts to sustain precious natural resources through the Connect & Protect initiative, continue to unveil ways to preserve the Keys’ environment and connect visitors who love the outdoors to the island chain’s unmatched beauty.

Efforts to replant and preserve coral along the Florida Reef Tract are ongoing. In addition, two new eco-stay properties, tucked off the beaten path in the Lower Keys and in the Flamingo region of the … Read the rest

New Air Service, Accommodations and Eco-Friendly Activities are What’s New in The Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — The Florida Keys & Key West continue to unveil new and fully renovated resorts throughout the 125-mile-long island chain. New attractions and initiatives can motivate visitors to connect with and take action to protect the Keys environment, both underwater and on land. On Big Pine Key, the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Nature Center is scheduled to open in coming weeks. Key West’s first electric-powered charter boat, SQUID, operated by Honest Eco Sustainable Nature Tours, offers … Read the rest

Accommodations and Activities Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

FLORIDA KEYS — The Florida Keys & Key West are experiencing a lively spring, with new accommodations properties opening around the destination — including the Keys’ first all-inclusive adults-only resort. In addition, new adventures, environmental activities, art galleries and culinary and libation offerings are available to tempt visitors. Explore the highlights here.

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In Key Largo, the adults-only Bungalows Key Largo, a 12-acre 135-unit property billing itself as “luxury inclusive,” is targeting an opening in May as the … Read the rest

New Florida Keys Accommodations, Activities and Attractions Await Meeting Participants and Groups

In the Florida Keys & Key West it’s easy for groups to unplug. The popular 125-mile-long subtropical island chain continues to be enhanced as a destination for meetings and corporate and incentive groups. New offerings include a soon-to-open all-inclusive bungalow resort in Key Largo, increased airline options, tours and team-building adventures.

In Key West, newly launched complimentary hop-on, hop-off Duval Loop transportation provides seamless and easy car-free access. And making Keys chocolates or authentic Key lime pie, a signature dish … Read the rest

What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Fall 2017

October 19, 2017 – Recovery continues in the Florida Keys & Key West after Hurricane Irma’s Sept. 10 passage through the 125-mile-long island chain. The Keys reopened to visitors Oct. 1 — just three weeks after the storm.

Local officials credited the reopening to the completion of significant infrastructure repairs, restoration of utilities and necessity of resuming the tourism-driven economy that employs about 50 percent of the Keys workforce.

While Key Largo and Key West were least affected by Irma, … Read the rest

New Accommodations, Spirited Tours and Duval Loop Are Among What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West for Summer 2017

The pace of life slows a bit in the Florida Keys & Key West during summer, while new boutique-style accommodations — including the soon-to-open Marquesa 4-1-4, a sister property to Key West’s acclaimed Marquesa Hotel — continue to refresh the destination.

For ease of access through Key West to the island’s downtown attractions, the southernmost city in the continental United States is soon to launch a new hop-on, hop-off bus service. The complimentary Duval Loop transportation is to allow car-free … Read the rest

Accommodations, Accolades and Attractions Highlight What’s New in the Florida Keys & Key West

The Florida Keys & Key West are experiencing a lively spring. New properties continue to enter the marketplace as Stock Island experiences a tourism resurgence. Established favorite resorts are getting rebranded and refreshed.

In addition, welcoming hotels and resorts collect accolades by prestigious travel booking sites and guides. Meanwhile, the Keys continue to unveil their ecotourism and literary heritage with unique new tours. And a spirited product — the first such in Florida — is to be launched in Key … Read the rest