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If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. Above, seasonal resident Dave Harmon relaxes on the beach at Delnor Wiggins State Park. ; Michel Fortier/Staff
If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. 

Above, Canton, Ohio residents Mike Hutcheson and his son, Owen Hucheson, 5, play paddle ball on the beach with friends at Delnor Wiggins State Park.   ; Lisa Krantz/Staff
Jack Wert does, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), expects a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. "Memorial Day weekend is one of our top holiday weekends for visitation to the destination," he said. "We'll get families and couples coming here," many from feeder markets elsewhere within Florida. "Traditionally, the hotels are pretty close to full occupancy." Above, Wert talks with Community Development Administrator Joe Schmitt during a Board of County Commissioners/Tourist Development Council Joint Workshop.
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"Memorial Day is a sellout, and it usually is," said Bob Pfeffer, sales and marketing director at the Marco Island Marriott. "We're excited that the demand is still there for leisure in Marco Island. It's a very solid weekend for us." Above, Pfeffer with his wife Sherrie at a recent Marriott reception.
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If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. Above, seasonal resident Dave Harmon relaxes on the beach at Delnor Wiggins State Park. ; File
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Michel Fortier/Staff If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. Above, seasonal resident Dave Harmon relaxes on the beach at Delnor Wiggins State Park. ; Michel Fortier/Staff If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. Above, Canton, Ohio residents Mike Hutcheson and his son, Owen Hucheson, 5, play paddle ball on the beach with friends at Delnor Wiggins State Park. ; Lisa Krantz/Staff Jack Wert does, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), expects a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. "Memorial Day weekend is one of our top holiday weekends for visitation to the destination," he said. "We'll get families and couples coming here," many from feeder markets elsewhere within Florida. "Traditionally, the hotels are pretty close to full occupancy." Above, Wert talks with Community Development Administrator Joe Schmitt during a Board of County Commissioners/Tourist Development Council Joint Workshop. ; Lance Shearer/Eagle Correspondent "Memorial Day is a sellout, and it usually is," said Bob Pfeffer, sales and marketing director at the Marco Island Marriott. "We're excited that the demand is still there for leisure in Marco Island. It's a very solid weekend for us." Above, Pfeffer with his wife Sherrie at a recent Marriott reception. ; Michel Fortier/Staff If you consider Collier County a business, and Jack Wert, executive director of the Collier County Tourist Development Council (TDC), does; expect a lot of business to be transacted over the Memorial Day weekend. Above, seasonal resident Dave Harmon relaxes on the beach at Delnor Wiggins State Park. ; File Jack

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