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High-Tech Tools Help Florida Visitors Plan Beach Vacations

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.

05/20/2014

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Tourist Numbers Up For First Quarter

Florida’s sun soaked beaches, theme parks and golf courses saw a record number of visitors in the first quarter.

05/15/2014

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Florida Wants More Money To Lure Tourists

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.

11/02/2013

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Visit Florida Reports Record Quarter For Travel

Florida’s tourism-marketing arm is reporting the highest-ever single quarter for visitors to the Sunshine State.

CBS Miami–05/17/2013

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Sandy To Have Long-Term Effects On Florida Tourism

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.

CBS4–10/31/2012

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Tourism Numbers Up For 1st Quarter

The came from Canada, Great Britain and Brazil. They came from France, Fiji and dozens of other countries.
They played at our theme parks, sunned themselves on our beaches and spent tons of money.

CBS4–05/17/2012

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Visitors From Brazil, Canada Boost Tourism Numbers

From the sun soaked beaches of South Florida and the Gulf to the House of the Mouse near Orlando, Florida posted record tourism numbers in 2011.

CBS4–02/16/2012

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Obama Pushes Tourism Changes In Florida

President Barack Obama is in the Sunshine State Thursday to promote his new tourism initiative and to get a jump on the Republican presidential candidates who are about to overwhelm the state ahead of January 31.

CBS4–01/19/2012

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Florida Tourism Numbers On The Rise

Despite high unemployment and post-recessionary blues, more people have visited the Sunshine State this year than last.

CBS4–08/17/2011