Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn't Go Far EnoughGov. Rick Scott is proposing more money for land preservation next year, but environmentalists say the levels fall short of what voters wanted in passing a 2014 constitutional amendment.
Gov. Scott Proposing Bump In Tourism Marketing BudgetUnder Gov. Rick Scott's $79.3 billion budget proposal released Monday in Jacksonville, the state's tourism-marketing arm would receive a boost of $6 million from the current budget.
English Soccer Club Scores Visit Florida SponsorshipOn Friday, a day before the opener of the Sky Bet Championship League, England's second-division soccer league, Fulham F.C., owned by Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid "Shad" Khan, announced that the team would be sponsored by Visit Florida.
Florida Tourism Numbers Are UpFlorida's tourism numbers are up in the first three months of the year.
Florida Tourism Notches Another Record Setting Year2014 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.
Scott Drives $9.9 Billion Transportation BudgetGov. Rick Scott's drive to attract more people and businesses to Florida means the need for lots of cement and asphalt.
Florida Tourism Numbers Up For 3rd QFlorida's warm sunshine, theme parks and world-renowned beaches kept tourists flocking in the second half of the year.
Florida To Promote Medical TourismFlorida is already a hot spot destination for tourists looking to get away from the cold of winter. But what tourist visiting for medical reason?
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.
High-Tech Tools Help Florida Visitors Plan Beach VacationsPlanning 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 QuarterFlorida’s sun soaked beaches, theme parks and golf courses saw a record number of visitors in the first quarter.
Nuggets Tucked Into State's $77.1 Billion BudgetState 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.