Celebration planned in Daytona for longtime hospitality guru Bob Davis

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Those who know Bob Davis are being asked to mark their calendars for what is described as a  "very, very informal" celebration of the industry icon, who marks 50 years in the hospitality business this month.

The celebration in honor of Davis, head of the Hotel and Lodging Association of Volusia County, takes place 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Reflections Restaurant in the Daytona Beach Resort, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave.

"The bar will be available for your purchases and the floor will be open for your toasts as we honor the self-proclaimed 'Mouth of the South' and share great stories about his 50 years of devoted service to our industry – and of course, to the New York Mets," Lori Campbell Baker, director of public relations at the Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, said of Bob Davis in a press release.

Lori Campbell Baker, Halifax Touirism Authority PR / Headline Surfer"The bar will be available for your purchases and the floor will be open for your toasts as we honor the self-proclaimed 'Mouth of the South' and share great stories about his 50 years of devoted service to our industry – and of course, to the New York Mets," Lori Campbell Baker, director of public relations at the Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, said of the celebration planned 5:30 p.m. Thursday for Bob Davis, head of the Hotel and Lodging Association of Volusia County. 

Campbell Baker asks that you RSVP her via email at lcb@daytona.com so organizers of the event have an idea of how much space will be needed.

 

 

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