Tourism

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Two months from now, the Atlantic hurricane season ends, just as Florida’s tourism season begins.

Gov. Rick Scott announced last month that Florida had the highest number of visitors in a six-month period in its history. Nearly 61 million people visited the state in the first half of 2017.

Florida's tourism marketing agency paid nearly $441,000 in employee bonuses this summer despite months of scrutiny from legislators over spending.

Port Tampa Bay announced five new cruises to Cuba, starting in 2018.

The number of tourists visiting Florida continues to grow.

Sea World Entertainment Reports Second Quarter Loss

Aug 9, 2017

SeaWorld Entertainment, the parent company of Tampa's Busch Gardens is reporting a second quarter net loss of $175 million. SeaWorld executives told investors Tuesday that fewer people are attending the company’s theme parks in San Diego and Orlando.

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