Lockdown-free Florida receives flocks of tourists looking to getaway

Welcome to Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock —Image by: Ingo70 Cooped-up tourists who are eager for a taste of Florida’s sandy beaches, warmer temperatures, and swaying palm trees are visiting the Sunshine State in masses, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months. Miami is one of the top search destinations on travel websites across the state, and

8 ways to find adventure, entertainment, and history in Florida’s capital, Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sean Pavone People from all over the world travel to Florida to enjoy its great weather and beautiful beaches, often overlooking inland destinations throughout. Tallahassee, the state capital, is more than a beacon for college students and politicians. With its rolling hills and southern charm, the town is attracting

Florida comes in second to only Hawaii for 2021 summer ‘Dream Destination’

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by icemanphotos It seems like traveling is a top priority on many Americans’ wish list this upcoming summer season.  Because last year canceled millions of plans for domestic and international travel due to pandemic closures, the travel bug is hitting even harder this time around, causing plans to find the next

$300 Million Supersonic Private Jet Company Breaks HQ ground in Melbourne

Aerion Park Rendering – Courtesy: Aerion website. Aerion, the supersonic private aircraft company, has officially landed in Florida, breaking ground for its new global headquarters in Melbourne. Here, the company plans on producing the world’s first business class jet to break the sound barrier—faster than the speed of sound.  “We are building the future of

Key West International Airport has enlisted the help of a COVID, germ zapping robot?

UVD Robot testing cleaning protocols. Courtesy: Monroe County BOCC Facebook The Monroe County airport has enlisted the help of a brand new, autonomous, germ zapping, COVID killing machine at its Key West International Airport (EYW). Beginning Friday, the robot cleaner produced by UVD Robots will begin patrolling the airport after hours and will emit ultraviolet

High-Speed Train To Disney From Miami Could Soon Be A Reality For South Florida

MIAMI, FL/USA – JULY 14, 2018: Brightline is a high-speed train service between West Palm Beach, Florida and Miami. This is the West Palm Beach, station. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Thomas Barrat On Monday, Miami-based high-speed rail service Brightline and Walt Disney World Resort announced initial agreement plans to construct a train station at the

Despite Travel Advisory Heading Into Thanksgiving Weekend South Florida Airports Are Packed

Family with two children going on holiday, wearing face masks at the airport. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Halfpoint Despite cautionary health advisories issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pertaining to the 2020 holiday season, people seem to be ignoring the advice and are traveling in droves.  Historically speaking, Thanksgiving weekend is one

High-speed, electric air mobility network coming to Central Florida— ‘flying taxi’ startup Lilium announces

Courtesy: Lilium website Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium.  The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States,

The Florida Keys Reopens to the Public

Southernmost Point Continental USA at Key West, Florida. The picture shows the famous landmark of the southernmost point of the USA. Photo and Caption:  Dennis Kartenkaemper On June 1st the Florida Keys reopened to visitors after access was denied to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. Checkpoints leading into the Florida Keys came down

The Sun Will Come Out for Florida’s Tourism Industry Despite COVID-19 Shutdown

Downtown Miami, Florida, USA, and the port, seen from MacArthur Causeway at sunset. Photo: Dreamframer/Shutterstock.com Florida’s economy depends heavily on travel and tourism. We all know that. It’s a scary time right now to even think about it but in the long run, this pandemic will affect our travel and tourism industry more than we