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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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Focus On S. Florida: Next Generation Of Hospitality Leaders

The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism is promoting its upcoming fundraiser on April 6 and how the proceeds will be used for student scholarships.

03/23/2014

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Record Year For Tourism In Florida

If you thought 2013 was a busy year, you were right. It was a record year for tourism.

02/15/2014

Workers prepare boats for opening day of Miami International Boat Show at the Miami Beach Convention Center on February 15, 2012 in Miami Beach. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

South Florida High Season Arrives With Boat & Art Shows

South Florida will be jam packed with people this weekend ready to enjoy our great weather and great events as we kick off our busiest time of year with a weekend full of pricey boats and plenty of art.

CBS Miami–02/14/2014

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Gov. Scott Seeks Record $100M To Promote Florida Tourism

Gov. Rick Scott will seek $100 million to help bring 100 million visitors a year to the Sunshine State.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

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Ft. Lauderdale’s Beach Place Being Called A Nuisance

A place that was once imagined to be a paradise spot for tourist has quickly turned into a home for drugs, violence and crime.

CBS Miami–01/05/2014

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