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About Hollywood, FL

Located in between Fort Lauderdale (10 minutes north) and Miami (20 minutes south), the Diplomat Resort and Spa is a wonderful beachfront venue with all the amenities needed for a successful meeting, including a large amount of functional meeting space, six sophisticated dining and nightlife spots, and a short trip to the shopping and dining districts in both downtown Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale. Hollywood, Florida, is known for its beautiful stretch of beach with oceanfront hotels and resorts. You can find unique shopping, beachfront restaurants, and bars along Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, in addition to seasonal activities and live music.

The growing arts and culture hub includes grand murals, art installments, galleries, and the unique ArtsPark at Young Circle, which hosts weekly activities for families, foodies, art enthusiasts, locals, and visitors alike. Looking for delicious food and nightlife? Downtown Hollywood has various options for any budget and taste. Convenient trolley service is available to take you to and from Hollywood Beach to Downtown Hollywood to make it easy for you to get out and experience everything the city has to offer. From the sand to the city, you’ll love what you find in Hollywood, FL.

The Visit Hollywood FL website includes helpful links to other tourism resources of interest.

Climate and Dress

Hollywood’s average temperature in November is 81°F (27°C) and the average low temperature at night is 65°F (18°C).

Business casual attire is encouraged for the meeting. Meeting rooms are well air-conditioned, and the inside temperature might be slightly warmer or cooler than you find comfortable. Therefore, it is suggested that you dress in layers (light jackets and/or shawls are a good idea to have with you).

Zika Virus

As you may be aware, a virus called Zika has been linked to a serious birth defect called microcephaly. Zika is primarily spread to people through the bite of infected Aedes mosquitoes, which are present predominantly in South America, Central America and the Caribbean. Although a Zika case has been reported in Florida, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has not elevated the risk within the continental United States. However, pregnant women or women who are trying to become pregnant should exercise caution and minimize the possibility of mosquito bites by: 

  • Wearing long-sleeved shirts and long pants.
  • Staying in places with air conditioning or that use window, door screens, and netting.
  • Using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents with one of the following active ingredients: DEET, Picaridin, Bayrepel, icaridin, and IR3535. All EPA-registered insect repellents are evaluated for safety and effectiveness.
Visit the CDC website for more information about the Zika virus and for Zika-related travel notices.

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