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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 hours ago

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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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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