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.
Florida Tourism Numbers Up For First Half Of The YearAs the number of visitors to the Sunshine State continues to grow, there's been a shift in the tourism demographics.
Tourism Officials Worry About Trump Impact On TravelAttracting more than 120 million visitors before the end of the calendar year remains a goal of the state's tourism-marketing arm Visit Florida.
Gov Scott Blasts Budget As Tourism Numbers RiseGov. Rick Scott continued Monday to criticize legislative budget-slashing of the state's tourism marketing as he announced a record-setting quarter of visitors to Florida.
Gov Scott Tout Tourism Numbers During Miami StopGovernor Rick Scott is in South Florida to tout some record tourism numbers for the state.
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.