Tourism

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Welcome Sign Sends Miami Beach Visitors Wrong Message

Miami Beach is known around the world as a tourist mecca so officials there are a little red in the face today after a sign welcoming tourists to the area briefly offered a confusing message.

CBS Miami–03/04/2015

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How To Stay Healthy When Traveling

Here are some practical tips to help prevent you from getting sick while traveling.

02/25/2015

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GOP Rep. Wants To Make State A “Medical” Tourist Destination

Florida has beautiful beaches, amazing theme parks and several major ports which host a thriving cruise industry. Now a north Florida Republican wants the state to market itself as a “medical tourism” destination.

02/24/2015

VisitIthica.com urges would be tourists to go to the Keys instead.  (Source: VisitIthica.com)

Ithaca Website “Surrenders” To Cold, Recommends Going To Florida Keys Instead

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter KEY WEST (CBSMiami) – Snowbirds already know that when it’s too cold up north, fly south for the winter. Now, a destination tourism office in update New York is also spreading the word […]

CBS Miami–02/16/2015

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Florida Tourism Notches Another Record Setting Year

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.

02/16/2015

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

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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

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