2014 will go down in the books as another record setting year for Florida tourism. On Monday, Gov. Rick Scott announced during a visit to Tampa International Airport that more than 97 million visited the state last year.
The Florida Keys is trying to lure Canadian tourists with some of their signature pie.
Florida’s warm sunshine, theme parks and world-renowned beaches kept tourists flocking in the second half of the year.
Florida is already a hot spot destination for tourists looking to get away from the cold of winter. But what tourist visiting for medical reason?
A record setting 24 million people visited Florida last spring. That’s a three percent jump in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
Planning a beach vacation in Florida can be a daunting task but Visit Florida, the state’s tourism and marketing arm, just made it a little bit easier for travelers to the Sunshine state with the launch of some high-tech tools to help visitors find just the right beach for their summer vacation.
Florida’s sun soaked beaches, theme parks and golf courses saw a record number of visitors in the first quarter.
Florida’s tourism arm wants an extra $11.5 million added to their budget to attract about 100 million visitors to the state each year.
Florida’s tourism-marketing arm is reporting the highest-ever single quarter for visitors to the Sunshine State.
According to Florida tourism officials, Hurricane Sandy’s impact on Florida’s beaches extends beyond beach erosion. Fewer tourists are expected at the state’s beaches means a dampened tourism season.