Florida House Speaker Sues Tampa Over "Illegal Tax"A tourism tax in Tampa is the subject of a lawsuit filed by Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.
Florida Keys Reopen to Visitors After Hurricane IrmaThe Florida Keys officially reopened to visitors Sunday, three weeks after Hurricane Irma impacted the island chain Sept. 10.
Florida Keys To Reopen To Tourists This WeekendThe Florida Keys will welcome back visitors as early as this weekend as the area continues to rebuild after Hurricane Irma.
Keys Tourism Recovery May Take TimeGovernor Rick Scott has said that he'd like to see storm battered Key West “open for business” within two weeks, but tourism officials marketing the southern end of U.S. 1 indicate it could take longer.
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.
Speaker Says Visit Florida 'Cleaning Up Their Act' Amid Budget Criticism- Tourism marketing agency Visit Florida is apparently listening to state lawmakers' criticism over their handling of funds, according to House Speaker Richard Corcoran.
Visit Florida Puts Brakes On Racing ContractThe days of Visit Florida Racing running laps at tracks like Watkins Glen and Sebring International Raceway are coming to a screeching halt.
Trump Faces Tough Task Unwinding Obama Cuba PolicyPresident Barack Obama's 2014 opening with Cuba helped funnel travel dollars from the U.S. into military-linked tourism conglomerates even as state security agents waged a fierce crackdown on dissent.
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.
Despite Tragic Headlines, Orlando Tourism Grew In 2016 Visitors to Orlando - Florida's theme-park mecca- continued to grow last year, despite tragic headlines coming out of the area. The numbers are something that enabled Orlando to keep its bragging rights as the most visited destination in the United States, tourism officials said Thursday.
Tourism Leader Warns Budget Cut Could Cost JobsFlorida's tourism marketing chief says thousands of people may be out of a job across the state as he implored lawmakers to reconsider a funding cute for the agency.
Speaker Offers Money For Visit Florida... With ConditionsHouse Speaker Richard Corcoran is willing to allow Visit Florida to remain alive, at one-third the funding sought by Gov. Rick Scott and with a list of conditions attached.
Florida Hit New Tourism High In 2016 Despite a couple of hurricanes and the Zika outbreak, Florida had another record-setting year for tourism in 2016.