Tags : tourism

Making the Most of Your Journey with AI

While the rich history of the First Coast is what draws many visitors to the area, leaders in the tourism industry are looking to the future to help promote the past. Artificial Intelligence is a topic that has garnered an increasing amount of attention across all types of industries. And if its leaders have their […]Read More

Mastering the Art of AI Applications for Your Business

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, AI is no longer just a buzzword; it’s a game-changer. To harness the immense benefits of AI apps, follow these five strategic steps that will propel your business into the future. From identifying opportunities to expert execution, here’s a guide for your journey to AI success. Step 1: Identify […]Read More

Ambitious Expansion Plans Set to Elevate Daytona Airport’s Appeal

Volusia County is home to beautiful beaches, expansive rivers, and several attractions. Tourism in the area is increasing, with many choosing to fly into the Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB). The airport serves as the “Gateway to Central Florida,” linking travelers to the Daytona International Speedway and beautiful Atlantic Ocean as well as the Kennedy […]Read More

Florida’s EV Surge and the Rise of Charging Stations

Many Florida drivers and businesses are beginning to turn to electric vehicles (EVs) as they learn about the cost-savings, tax incentives and environmental benefits they bring—and the state and local car dealerships are stepping up to meet the increased demand. “It’s expected that one out of every four vehicles sold in the U.S. will be […]Read More

Focused on the Future, TPO Drives Long-Range Plans

Huge transportation-related investments are in the works for Volusia and Flagler counties. Within the next five years, almost $660 million is budgeted for the planning and construction of multi-modes of transportation — from roads and sidewalks to buses and bike paths. Among dozens of other projects, this includes the following in Volusia County: —The long-awaited […]Read More

From Rebound to Resilience: Perspectives from Local Tourism Development Directors

Q&A with Tourisim Directors From the impact of the pandemic on visitor numbers to future projections and challenges, local tourism development directors share their insights and experiences as we delve into the dynamic world of tourism.  Kimberly Morgan Director of Tourism & Film Development Clay County Tera Meeks Tourism and Cultural Development Director St. Johns County […]Read More

Visit Florida Lives to Promote Another Day

After another winter of legislative discontent made glorious summer travel season by a budgetary reprieve, Visit Florida is still in business. While not quite what the Bard of Avon had in mind in the opening monologue of “Richard III,” it is an apt metaphor for the Shakesperean journey of the state’s tourism development arm. The […]Read More