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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.


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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.



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.


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Nuggets Tucked Into State’s $77.1 Billion Budget

State lawmakers came into the 2014 session with a surplus topping $1 billion and a mandate from Gov. Rick Scott to cut $500 million in taxes and fees.


File photo of a doctor wearing a stethoscope. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bill Allowing Medical Tourism Passes Senate

A bill that would market Florida as a destination for medical procedures has passed the Florida Senate.


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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.


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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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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

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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.


Miami ranks as the best urban center to retire, according to a new study by NerdWallet. (Source: Getty Images)

Florida’s Beaches Coming To Google Maps

People from around the world will get a new perspective on Florida’s famed beaches beginning next year.




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