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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.


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


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

(Source: CBS4)

Florida On Pace For Record Year In Tourism

Tourism in the state of Florida has reached a record-high for the third-quarter of the year.

CBS Miami–11/15/2013

(Source: AP)

Florida Wants More Money To Lure Tourists

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.


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Governor Scott Sets High Goal For 2014 Tourism

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.


Photo of the full moon, on August 21, 2013 in Nice, southeastern France. (Photo: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Wooing Space Companies

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.



Tourism On Pace For Third Consecutive Record Year

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.


A group of tourists waits to enter a museum in Old Havana, on January 19, 2012. Winter is the time when more tourists arrive to the country.     

Cuba Tourism Cooling Down Or Just Heating Up?

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).