United Airlines To Furlough 16,000 EmployeesWith no new federal help in sight, United Airlines says it will furlough about 20% of its frontline employees in less than a month's time.
Florida Launches $13M Tourism Ad Campaign Aimed At Residents To 'Enjoy Everything Our Beautiful State Has To Offer'Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a new $13 million ad campaign to encourage Floridians to vacation in the state leading into the Labor Day holiday weekend.
South Florida Airports To Benefit From $1.2 Billion In Grants To Improve Safety, InfrastructureFederal officials announced Tuesday that they will be awarding more than $1.2 billion in grants to improve airport safety and infrastructure to 405 airports nationally, including Miami Executive Airport, Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, North Perry Airport and Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International.
Brisk Business For Local Private Air Charters To Bahamas Amid Coronavirus PandemicTo slow the spread of coronavirus in the Bahamas, the government there has banned some major airlines from serving the island which has left local private air charter services, such as Makers Air, busy filling the void.
American Airlines To Eliminate 19,000 Jobs In OctoberAmerican Airlines announced Tuesday that it will eliminate 19,000 jobs in October as it struggles with a sharp downturn in travel because of the pandemic.
Leisure Travel Makes Slow Comeback At Miami International AirportMore and more airlines have started increasing flights to leisure destinations across the US and that is the case at Miami International Airport.
'Hotel Industry In Miami-Dade Is In Cataclysmic State': Tourism Analyst On Troubling Travel TrendsThe Miami-Dade bed tax is a good indicator of the coronavirus impact on the hotel industry and South Florida tourism in general.  While there is an uptick in hotel room occupancy, the  short term picture is still not good.
Florida Tourism Numbers Plummet In Second QuarterFlorida’s vital tourism industry suffered an estimated 60.5 percent drop in visitors as the COVID-19 pandemic hit hard during the year’s second quarter, with international travel off more than 90 percent.