Multiple groups vying for billions in Orange County tourism tax dollars
The Orange County Tourist Development Tax Citizen Advisory Task Force was expected to meet on Friday to discuss applications from dozens of groups seeking billions of dollars collected through the county's resort tax.
74 million tourists visited Orlando, Florida, almost reaching pre-pandemic levels
More than 74 million visitors came to the Orlando, Florida, area last year, a benchmark just short of pre-pandemic levels, tourism officials said Thursday.
Princess Cruises to sail out of Florida's Port Canaveral: What you need to know
Another cruise line will soon join Florida's Port Canaveral: Princess Cruises.
'We're hopeful, but it could be a long time': Realtors optimistic about quick rebound after Hurricane Nicole
The destruction Hurricane Nicole left behind along Florida's coast could have an impact on visitors and tourism numbers as we are just a few months removed from the spring break season.
Service industry workers in Florida's tourism economy must earn this much to survive, according to union
Workers in Central Florida’s tourism industry are pushing to raise their minimum wage to at least $18 an hour, arguing that rising rents and inflation have cut into their ability to make ends meet.
State’s tourism-marketing agency Visit Florida launches post-Hurricane Ian ad campaign
Florida’s tourism-marketing agency has put together a promotional campaign, with an initial cost of about $2.7 million, to highlight parts of the state not ravaged by Hurricane Ian.
Florida's Port Canaveral: 100,000 people per week went on cruises in July
Big cruise ships like the Norwegian Joy are helping bring record-setting revenues to Florida's Port Canaveral.
Save the date: Fee-free entry day for U.S National Parks
Save the date to receive fee-free entry to all U.S National Parks for National Park Free day. The next FREE entrance day is Thursday.
Church Street Station: Local entrepreneur wants to revamp historic Orlando landmark
Church Street Station is a historic Orlando landmark. A developer now wants to outfit the historic building with bars, restaurants, and shopping, but he's getting push-back from the city.
Watch again: SpaceX launches 53 Starlink satellites into space from Florida Space Coast
Another batch of Starlink satellites left Florida Sunday morning and went into low-Earth orbit.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to open early Sunday for SpaceX launch
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will open two hours earlier on Sunday, July 24 to enable guests to view the next SpaceX Starlink mission launch.
Annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest begins in Florida Keys
The annual Hemingway Look-Alike Contest began in Key West Thursday, marking the 123rd anniversary of Ernest Hemingway’s July 21 birth.
Florida's Space Coast marketing itself as tourism destination
Florida's Space Coast is stepping up efforts to build more resorts and hotels as part of plans to attract more visitors. They hope to use the aerospace and cruise ship industries as integral parts of a growing tourism sector.
Best cities for recreation in 2022: report
Anyone looking for a good place for some fun this summer might want to consider heading to Las Vegas.
Top 100 restaurants in Florida: Here are Yelp's top picks
If you're looking to dine at some of the best restaurants in town, Yelp recently unveiled its list of the top 100 restaurants in Florida.
Stetson Mansion makes this Top 10 U.S. Attractions List
Stetson Mansion, Florida's number one attraction in West Volusia County, named top 10 of U.S. attraction's.
Inflation: Higher hotel room rates could put damper on Florida tourism
Hotel room rates pushed up by demand during the past year might now be hindering tourism amid increasing inflation, state tourism officials said.
‘This is the real deal’: Kennedy Space Center's new immersive journey into future of spaceflight
Walking into the new experience at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is like a gateway to the future of space exploration.
Space nonprofit wants citizen astronauts to use 'overview effect' to change the world
Astronauts describe a change in how they see our planet after looking down on Earth from space: Without borders, fragile, a beautiful ecosystem.
FOX 35 Investigates: Why aren't seatbelts required on amusement rides?
There's one thing that several people agree may have saved Tyre Sampson's life - a seatbelt.