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Daytona Beach

(dātō`nə), city (1990 pop. 61,921), Volusia co., NE Fla., on the Atlantic coast and Halifax River (a lagoon); inc. 1876. Center of a rapidly urbanizing area, in a region settled by Spanish Franciscans in the 17th cent., Daytona Beach is a popular year-round resort, now noted as a spring-break mecca for collegians. Its economy has diversified to include aerospace industries. Noted for its hard, white beach, the city has been the scene of automobile racing since 1902; the annual Daytona 500 is an important event. Daytona USA, an interactive motor-sports museum, opened in 1996. Institutions of higher education include Bethune-Cookman College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ.
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The football game will be held at the Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Thanks to broad employee involvement, open communication, and a tiered process for input, South Seattle Community College and Daytona Beach Community College have achieved successful budgeting processes.
With nearly 400 hotels, the Daytona Beach area has more than 14,000 guest rooms.
The Bahama House Hotel is located directly on the beach at 2001 South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Along with having "The World's Most Famous Beach" at their footsteps, guests can also choose to spend their time visiting the Daytona Beach International Speedway, the Daytona Beach Flea Market, or shop at the new Daytona Beach Tanger Outlets.
Daytona Beach International Airport is conveniently located approximately four miles from the oceanfront convention area and Orlando International Airport is one hour's drive away.
In addition to the current site of Las Olas Riverfront, its current properties include Biscayne Landing in North Miami; Peninsula I & II and Hamptons South in Aventura; Orchid Beach in Deerfield Beach; 400 Beach Street in Daytona Beach; and Marina Grande properties in Daytona Beach, Riviera Beach, North Miami Beach and Key Largo.
HFF) announced today that it has closed the sale of the Hampton Inn Daytona Beach/Beachfront, a 90-room, select-service beachfront hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida.
com)-- Hilton Daytona Beach Resort/Ocean Walk Village is proud to announce a brand new giveaway, which grants guests the opportunity to enjoy the perfect cold weather family Florida escape this coming season.
The Daytona Beach Ocean Center is central to the area's meeting facilities and provides 60,000 square feet of flexible meeting space under one roof.
The wind has picked up,'' said Woody Galbreath, who refused to evacuate his beachfront home in New Smyrna Beach, south of Daytona Beach.
Daytona Beach, rich in culture and natural adventures, is also only a short drive away from Florida's famous attractions.

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