Major cruise lines are trying their best to stay afloat as they face major financial struggles. The industry has been put on pause since mid-March which experts estimate has resulted in a $23-billion loss to Florida's economy.
Following a record-breaking year in 2019 for Hillsborough County’s tourism industry, 2020 was set to shatter last year’s numbers until the pandemic, according to Visit Tampa Bay.
The city of St. Petersburg and the Florida Department of Transportation are looking at possibly removing or shortening Interstate 175.
Some beach rental owners are concerned proposed restrictions could put them out of the business. It's part of an effort to crack down on noise complaints in Redington Shores.
Florida's top industry is set to take another step forward in the reopening process Wednesday. In Orange County, two major theme parks presented their phased reopening plans to county officials -- and they were approved.
Caladesi Island State Park is one of two Florida beaches to make the annual top 10 list by "Dr. Beach" -- proving that the Sunshine State continually has some of the best sandy destinations in the country.
Pinellas County is now the first in the Bay Area allowed to resume short-term vacation rentals. The Department of Business and Professional Regulation signed off on the county’s safety plan Wednesday.
Eight Panhandle counties have been cleared by Tallahassee to resume vacation rentals with some coronavirus restrictions. With the holiday weekend looming, Bay Area owners are hoping for the same good news soon -- but not every local county has submitted a plan.
Vacation rental properties are still required to stay closed during phase one of Florida’s reopening plan, but the governor said Friday he will allow counties to submit applications to begin bookings again under a detailed safety plan.
The COVID-19 pandemic flipped a profitable start to 2020 on its head for the hotel industry.
Two bills, one in the Florida House and one in the Senate, would stop local governments from making rules against short-term rentals like Airbnb and VRBO.
If you're dreaming of a getaway full of colorful sunsets and white sand, make sure the hotel price you see accurately represents what you get.
With temperatures in the mid-50s, Friday was a cold one for most Floridians. But for some baseball fans from up north, it’s still paradise.
The city of St. Petersburg is booming. The city's population has gone up 5% in five years and the median age of residents is dropping.
If you’re a big beer drinker, you know the craft beer industry has exploded in the last 10 years.
Snowbirds are flocking to Lakeland and it’s a bigger than usual invasion, which means a bigger boost for the local economy than in previous years.
Airbnb visitors brought over $140 million to hosts in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Polk counties last year.
Thursday morning, the City of St. Petersburg decided it will allow open containers on the walkways of the new Pier District.
Florida's new high-speed rail is building a station at PortMiami, giving theme park tourists the opportunity for a car-free vacation by connecting them to the cruise capital of the world.
A popular activity in Pinellas County is being shut down. The Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday night to ban horseback riding near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge. Officials say the hobby is damaging seagrass and causing water quality issues.