Tourism in the state of Florida has reached a record-high for the third-quarter of the year.
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.
Governor Rick Scott, at a conference on tourism in Orlando Wednesday, set the goal for leaders to lure in 100 million tourists to the state of Florida in 2014.
Florida has played a major role in the United States’ space program for decades, but with private ventures ready to take people to space, other states are vying to attract space companies.
Face it – we live in paradise. From our beaches and shopping to theme parks and attractions around the state, Florida can be a lot of fun and a lot of people are coming here to take advantage of it.
It appears tourism is down in Cuba as fewer visitors from the United States and southern Europe visit the country according to Cuba’s National Statistic Office (ONE).
Florida’s tourism-marketing arm is reporting the highest-ever single quarter for visitors to the Sunshine State.
In just three months, 26 million people have visited the Sunshine State, making the first quarter of 2013’s tourism record-breaking.
Finally the roads are a little less crowded and the beaches are not as packed.
The future of the cruise industry will be discussed this week at the annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference on Miami Beach.