Florida Tourism Expects Boost From Canada Border ChangesState economists have expressed optimism that already-rebounding tourism numbers will see a quicker-than-anticipated boost from international travelers as Canada eases COVID-19 border restrictions.
Visit Florida Looks To Boost International TourismFlorida’s tourism marketing agency is planning international trips as officials work to offset the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the travel industry.
Florida Tourism Improves In Early 2021 But Still Struggles Due To PandemicFlorida’s tourism industry saw improvement during the first three months of 2021, but the number of visitors was still down 14 percent from a year earlier as the state continued to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Tourism Facing Difficult Spring, Years Of RecoveryWith first-time unemployment claims spiking last week, a top Florida economist is cautioning that the vital, but battered, tourism industry is in for another difficult spring because of COVID-19.
Study: Recovery A Year Away For Florida Tourism BusinessesEffects of the coronavirus pandemic on state tourism decreased in October, but recovery for Florida’s vital revenue-generating industry is still at best a year away, according to an association study.
'Miami Shines' Tourism Campaign Aimed At Miami's Great Outdoor AdventuresThere is worry and concern among Florida’s tourism industry which saw a nearly 32-percent drop in visitors during the third quarter compared to the same period last year, according to numbers released by Visit Florida.
Florida Tourism Down More Than 30 Percent In Third QuarterAs business restrictions were gradually lifted from the coronavirus shutdown, Florida’s tourism industry saw a nearly 32 percent drop in visitors during the third quarter compared to the same period last year, according to numbers released Thursday by Visit Florida.
Visit Florida Tries To Draw Tourists From East CoastWith ads now running in East Coast markets promoting colorful, uncluttered parts of Florida, the state’s tourism leader said Wednesday her agency will continue “aggressive” marketing.
Closure Of South Florida Beaches For July 4th Holiday A Big Setback In Effort To Restart Tourism IndustryThe need for beach closures this July 4th weekend is leading to a big setback in the effort to restart South Florida’s tourism industry.
Survey Provides Glimpse Of Damage To Florida's Tourism IndustryTourism-related businesses that reported laying off employees over a three-week period because of the coronavirus pandemic reduced staff by an average of 73 percent, according to an industry survey released Tuesday.
‘A Lot Of Cancellations’: Coronavirus Outbreak Negatively Impacting Miami’s Tourism EconomyMiami’s tourism economy is starting to feel the negative effects of the coronavirus outbreak.
Senate Panel Moves To Keep Visit Florida AliveA move to keep the lights on at the state’s tourism-marketing agency for most of the next decade easily cleared a Senate committee Tuesday, but the future of Visit Florida remains in the House’s hands.
Visit Florida Expected To Trim Staff Following Major Budget CutFlorida’s tourism-marketing arm is looking to make staff cuts and put more of an emphasis on digital media instead of television, as it responds to a 34 percent reduction in state funding.
State Seeks To Bolster Tourism After Hurricane DamageVisit Florida is moving forward with a $9 million marketing plan to combat media reports and negative public perceptions about how much of the state remains in ruins from Hurricane Michael.
Record 33 Million Visited Florida During First Three Months Of 2018Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday that more than 33 million visitors came to the state during the first three months of 2018. That's a 7.4 percent jump over the same time period last year.