Nestlé Waters Given Rights to Bottle 1 Million Gallons of Florida Spring Water

Crystal Clear Ginnie Springs – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Zoe Esteban One of Florida’s largest freshwater springs will soon be tapped for nearly 1 million gallons of water a day after Nestlé Waters North America was granted a permit approval from the Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board earlier this week. The permit

St. Johns County welcomes Florida’s first Buc-ee’s convenience store, the first of many to come in the state

Texas convenience store giant touted as the world’s largest convenience store opens first location in St. Johns County, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by  stock_photo_world The first Buc-ee’s convenience and fueling station in Florida officially opened this week in St. Johns County. For those who are unaware of or have ever heard of Buc-ee’s,

Florida’s tourism industry reports lowest figures since 2010

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Gustavo Frazao The Sunshine State was on track to post record-setting tourism numbers for state visitations in 2020, but then the pandemic happened, and those projections were derailed. In fact, according to new data from Visit Florida, the tourism industry saw an astounding but reasonably expected 34 percent drop in

Florida’s redistricting process will have to wait—U.S. Census Bureau blames pandemic for delay in data release

2020 Census Form – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Tada Images Florida’s population continues to shoot up as the COVID-19 pandemic forges forward in 2021. Because Florida is a “fully-open” state, many families, businesses, and remote working individuals from lesser opened states have made the move down to the Sunshine State in search of new

Tips to Consider When Choosing Charter Boat in Key West

Boat Shelf in Florida – Courtesy: Image by Thomas Schroeder from Pixabay Traveling is something that most people enjoy doing, and it is also a great way to make memories. If you are looking for a top travel destination, Key West is the perfect place to visit if you enjoy going on a charter boat

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and his journey to bring big-tech to South Florida

“Fintech” word on digital virtual screen with futuristic city skyline. Hi-tech business concept. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by jamesteohart Miami Mayor Francis Suarez has dreams of transforming the largest city in South Florida into the next Silicon Valley, hoping to pull big-tech and their corporations to Miami to create a new identity for the “Magic City.”

Florida Tourism Numbers Down More Than 30 Percent According To Q3 Data, But There Is Hope

Courtesy: Image by Stela Di from Pixabay Visit Florida released its data regarding the current state of Florida’s tourism numbers for the third quarter of 2020. And let’s say the numbers were not where we’d like them to be, but for obvious reasons. According to the data collected, the state’s tourism numbers were down 31.8

Florida Mayors want Gov. DeSantis to scale back Opening of the State—Push for COVID restrictions

Fort Lauderdale, Florida/USA – April 17, 2020: Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis Press Conference at Urban League of Broward County, answering on questions about coronavirus situation in Florida–Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo By YES Market Media Since Gov. Ron DeSantis’ order to reopen Florida to Phase 3 (no restrictions) in September, COVID-19 cases have been on the rise and

Florida Atlantic University receives record donation to study Holocaust, School to be named after donors

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Jillian Cain Photography Entrepreneur Kurt Wallach and his wife Marilyn made a generous and historic donation to Florida Atlantic University to further the study of the Holocaust. The $20 million donation is the largest in school history, the university announced on Tuesday, Nov. 17. FAU will be using the money to

Expect Short-Term Rentals in Florida to rise during the Winter Months

Beautiful living area in the Keys (a popular destination for snowbirds) Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By travelview While this year has undoubtedly been the least traveled year since the inception of commercial flight (probably), there has been a boom in the real estate market in the Sunshine State, one that many never expected. Along with the