Tourism

Canadians line up for a free Key lime pie slice from the Florida Keys Key Lime Pie Truck in downtown Toronto Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Funded by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, the truck is rolling through Toronto and Hamilton through Friday, Nov. 28, to motivate Canadians to travel to the subtropical island destination through their taste buds. Each person receives a slice of pie along with a Key lime pie recipe card that includes the Florida Keys travel website and social media links. Photo by Juan Hernandez/Florida Keys News Bureau

Florida Keys Trying To Attract Canadians With Pie

The Florida Keys is trying to lure Canadian tourists with some of their signature pie.

11/27/2014

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Florida Tourism Numbers Up For 3rd Q

Florida’s warm sunshine, theme parks and world-renowned beaches kept tourists flocking in the second half of the year.

11/20/2014

File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida To Promote Medical Tourism

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?

11/11/2014

After today’s Runway Opening Ceremony, jetBlue Pilot Randy Forrester and First Officer Scott Morgan were proud to show off their handiwork with skid marks on the new runway.   (Source: Broward Co. Aviation)

New Runway Opens At Ft. Lauderdale’s Airport

The new South Runway at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is officially open.

09/18/2014

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Record Number Of Tourists Visited Florida Last Spring

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.

08/19/2014

It was wheels down at Miami International Airport for South Florida's first non-stop service to Middle East outside of Israel.  Qatar Airways received the traditional water cannon salute as it begins service between Doha and Miami.  (Source: qatarairways.com)

Qatar Air Begins Non-Stop Service From MIA To Middle East

It was wheels down at Miami International Airport for South Florida’s first non-stop service to Middle East outside of Israel.

06/10/2014

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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

Governor Rick Scott met with seniors in Miami to talk about the Affordable Care Act and what he said were cuts to the Medicare Advantage program.  (Source: CBS4)

Scott Keeps Sights On 100 Million Florida Tourists

Gov. Rick Scott is still pushing for 100 million tourists this year, even though lawmakers gave him less than three-fourths of the money he said was needed to reach that goal.

05/15/2014

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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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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

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