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Education & Resources

Team Tourism

Lee County Travel Rally

Thank you for attending the Lee County Travel Rally on May 1st!

With 16 Tourism Race teams and over 65 Travel Fair and Kidz Korner exhibitors, it was a day to remember for fun and in support of travel of tourism!


Bellman’s Race – Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & SpaRace winners:


Make That Bed Race – Key West Express


Waiter’s Race for the Gold – Westin Cape Coral at Marina Village


Valet Trike Hike – Hampton Inn & Suites Ft Myers/Estero


Most Team Spirit – Hampton Inn & Suites FT Myers/Estero

Also featured:

South Trail Fire Department Touch-A-Truck and SWAT team

Dunk Tank benefiting United Way featured local hoteliers and dignitaries

Free miniature train and surrey bike rides by the Railroad Museum of South Florida and Wheel Fun Rentals

Performance by Sheena Brook, who was a finalist on The Voice and is a featured artist at our Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

Tasty food from Bubba's Roadhouse Saloon

Lots of prizes given away, capped by a Grand Prize drawing for complimentary tickets on jetBlue Airways!

SAVE THE DATE! The 2020 Lee County Travel Rally will be held Tues., May 5, 2020, at Lakes Regional Park, 4-7 p.m. 

The theme – Cinco de Mayo!

Local residents and tourism employees, come learn more about tourism by visiting nearly 100 Travel Fair exhibitors. Watch the hilarious Tourism Races and visit the Kid's Korner. Bring your families for lots of free activities. This is a fun event for everyone to enjoy. And don’t forget to register for the prize drawings. 

For more information, email Tommy Cassel or call 239-590-4855.

Thank you to our 2019 Travel Rally Host Partners!

Adventures in Paradise
JetBlue Airways
The News-Press Media Group
Lakes Regional Park - Lee County Parks & Recreation

The Lee County Travel Rally is a project of the Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau and is a Tourism Appreciation Day in support of National Travel and Tourism Week, the U.S. Travel Association, and the importance of travel and tourism not only nationally and internationally, but to our state and county. The Travel Rally champions tourism as a major engine that drives our economy and contributes significantly to job growth, as well as emphasizes the vital importance of trained travel and hospitality professionals.