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.
Governor Ron DeSantis Encourages Tourists To Come To Florida On PlanesGovernor Ron DeSantis made the case that tourists could safely take commercial flights to visit Florida, as newly reported coronavirus cases grew by more than 3,800 people Friday, down from peak averages of nearly 12,000 cases daily in mid-July.
'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.
Miami-Dade’s Bed Tax Collection Takes Massive Hit As COVID-19 Hurts Hotel OccupancyTourism is the bedrock of the Miami-Dade economy. But the coronavirus pandemic has really hurt hotel occupancy and the bed tax that comes with it.
Wait Is Almost Over: Florida Keys Set To Reopen To Visitors On MondayThe Florida Keys will be reopening to visitors and tourists starting on Monday, June 1.
Ban On Brazilians Entering US Due To Coronavirus Could Prove Costly To Local EconomyA new US policy barring anyone who has been to Brazil within 14 days from entering the US could prove costly to South Florida's economy.
‘Shine Of Our People, Places & Neighborhoods’: Tourism Officials Start Campaign To Get People Excited About Vacation In MiamiSouth Florida’s beaches remain off limits, with no time-table for re-opening them amid the coronavirus crisis. Of course they are a huge part of our tourism draw, which is why a lot of work continues to jump-start that huge part of our economy when the time is right.
Coronavirus Impact: Florida Tourism Industry Plans To Ease Into ReopeningWhen will Florida's tourism and hospitality industry reopen from the coronavirus pandemic is still not known but how it should open is slowly.
Florida Coronavirus Update: Keys Tourism Industry Devastated By PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic is devastating Florida's tourism industry and few places have been hit harder than the Florida Keys.
Bahamas Road To Recovery Is Through Tourism Which Is Very Much Open For Businessespite all the circulating images of Hurricane Dorian’s brutal destruction, the Bahamas desperately want to get word out that most of its tourism hot spots are very much open for business.
Florida Tourism Numbers Up In First Half Of YearBolstered by U.S. and Canadian tourists, Florida’s visitor count continued at a record pace through the second quarter of 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said Thursday.
Miami Beach Honors Fallen On Memorial DayCity leaders and police in Miami Beach honored those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for this country.
Visit Florida Slashes StaffVisit Florida cut one-third of its staff Thursday, slashing its payroll after the state Legislature cut funding for the tourism agency by 34 percent.
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.