Vision: Florida Destinations will be recognized as the leading source for Meeting and Event Planners; celebrated for exceeding high expectations.
Mission: To deliver outstanding service, value, and creativity to enhance the quality of meetings and events while giving back to the industry, community and environment that supports us.
Florida Destinations specializes in unique events, décor & theme concepts, entertainment, impeccable coordination of tours and transportation, team building activities and a host of other meeting needs. Our legendary service has earned our place as the exclusive DMC partner for Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay, Hyatt Regency Tampa and Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center Tampa. Since 1991, Florida Destinations has established an enviable reputation for providing outstanding destination management services in Florida. You can feel confident of program success when working with Florida Destinations’ experienced staff trained in special event and destination management.
In 1991, after rising up through the ranks with Hilton and several years managing both the Incentive Division for The Productivity Group and the Destination Management Division for Florida Hosts, Gina C. Thiemann founded Florida Destinations & Incentives to provide comprehensive destination management services for in-bound corporate, incentive and association programs.
Florida Destination has maintained the same hands-on ownership and management since its inception. Although we have added talented people along the way, our core management remains the same. Our experience, creativity and highly trained staff represent the strong foundation of our company.
Today, Florida Destinations enjoys one of the most distinguished and preeminent reputations in the Bay Area’s meetings and hospitality industry. We are your strategic choice for destination management and event production in Florida’s West Coast and Central regions.
The strength of Florida Destinations’ Management Team stems from combined expertise in both creative development and program management. From the originally defined event mission to the final curtain call, we plan the program and execute the production to assure that each component serves our client’s individual needs.
Why choose Florida Destinations?
PREFERRED DMC PARTNER OF
MARRIOTT WATERSIDE Hotel & Marina GRAND HYATT Tampa Bay HYATT REGENCY Tampa
MAINSAIL SUITES Hotel & Conference Center Tampa
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These premier hotels have selected Florida Destinations as their preferred business partner to provide destination management services for their meeting and event clients. With an office in the hotel, we are just steps away during your entire event.
Florida Destinations is a 100% woman owned business
Florida Destinations firmly believes in giving back to the industry and community that supports us. In addition to actively serving on local/national boards and committees, our President, Gina C. Thiemann, serves on the Board of Directors for Tampa Bay & Company (the Tampa Convention & Visitors Bureau), and is an active member of the Hillsborough County Hotel & Motel Association, and the Chambers of Commerce in Clearwater and St. Petersburg.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)
Florida Destinations is committed to building a strong and vibrant community, improving quality of life, and making a positive difference where we live and work. As a socially responsible event planning company we are fully engaged in supporting our community. Holding positions as Corporate Social Responsibility Chair for Meeting Professionals International Tampa Bay and Board of Directors for Guardian ad Litem Foundation (Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children) demonstrates a true commitment to CSR. Additionally, Florida Destinations focuses resources and employee talents on helping clients get more meaning out of their budgetary expenditures. As part of this commitment we offer clients planning options that are good for the environment and good for the community.
Since 1991, Florida Destinations has established an enviable reputation for providing destination management services in Florida. You can feel confident of program success when working with Florida Destinations' experienced staff trained in special event and destination management.
The Florida Destinations Management Team is comprised of a group of trained professionals who are experts in their field. The advantage of partnering with Florida Destinations is the knowledge that your programs will be supported by experienced meeting professionals who produce results.
Our unparalleled reputation and long standing relationships with the local community help you avoid the endless hours and "hit or miss" process of interviewing dozens of uncertain suppliers.
Contact a Florida Destinations representative today and learn how your team can benefit from our local knowledge and experience.