Tourism is Florida’s top industry and Clearwater is seeing record numbers and growth.
According to Visit St. Pete Clearwater, Pinellas County’s tourism and marketing group, 15.4 million people visited Pinellas in 2022.
The US Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who jumped overboard a Carnival cruise ship off the coast of Florida over the weekend. Officials said Jaylen Hill, 30, reportedly jumped overboard the Carnival Elation as the ship was on its way back to Jacksonville, Florida, following a four-day trip to the Bahamas.
The Coast Guard now believes the submersible Titan had a "catastrophic implosion." The announcement came after debris from the submersible carrying five people to the Titanic's wreckage was discovered.
Travel to Florida from Canada has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels, but visa issues continue to complicate the state’s efforts to draw overseas visitors, according to tourism officials.
Those who became ill suffered symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal cramps, vomiting and headaches.
Florida is breaking records for tourism in 2023. The Tampa Bay area is one of the largest destinations in the state.
Not so long ago, any number of local events and festivals – like a lantern parade on the Tampa Riverwalk – would have been unimaginable.
The JW Marriott Hotel Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa has officially opened the doors for the new beachfront property.
Some Florida house lawmakers want to cut state funding to "Visit Florida," the state's tourism and marketing agency. Instead, they want county-tourist development councils to contribute a portion of their tourism tax dollars, but some county leaders argue the bill disproportionately affects smaller counties.
Tourism is one of Florida's biggest economic drivers, and for many visiting the state, Tampa International Airport is the first and last thing they see.
This weekend, Pinellas County is hosting a couple of national sporting events, and that’s in addition to spring training.
In just a matter of weeks, Sanibel Island will reopen to the public after damages caused by Hurricane Ian. but city officials aren't promoting it as a vacation opportunity for tourists. A handful of restaurants and businesses are open, beaches are closed, and there is still plenty of rebuilding to do.
The name might be the same, but the two places are very different. Nearly 100 residents of the small town of Tampa, Kansas were invited to visit Tampa, Florida free of charge.
Visit Tampa Bay reports a total of 24.6 million visitors in 2021 which resulted in $4.5 billion in visitor spending.
Short-term rentals took center stage Tuesday night in Indian Rocks Beach where the city commission held a special meeting to discuss issues and concerns related to vacationers.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, VISIT FLORIDA has launched a new marketing campaign to promote tourism.
Tourist development collections in Hillsborough County this year are shattering previous records as people flock to Florida, Visit Tampa Bay reports.
The pandemic hit the tourism industry especially hard, but the Bay Area has more than rebounded.
A record number of tourists visited Florida during the first three months of the year. In the Tampa Bay area, visitation numbers are also shattering records, even ones set pre-pandemic.