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.
Still Most Visited Place In US, Orlando Had 75 Million Visitors Last YearOrlando had 75 million visitors last year as the theme park mecca continued to be the most visited destination in the United States, tourism officials said Thursday.
End Could Be In Sight For Florida’s Tourism-Marketing AgencyFlorida’s tourism-marketing agency is closer to having its doors closed this fall as a Senate budget proposal Tuesday matched the House’s stance to eliminate Visit Florida.
Florida Senate Backs Keeping Alive Visit FloridaTargeted for extinction by the House, Visit Florida would stay in business for at least eight more years under a measure unanimously approved Wednesday by the Senate.
‘Visit Florida’ Set To Be Extended At Least 8 Years After Upcoming Senate VoteVisit Florida would stay in business for at least eight more years under a measure the Senate is set to approve next week.