Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Tourism added $112 billion to Florida’s economy last year and employed more than 1.4 million residents of the Sunshine State last year. 
Earlier this month, Disney announced its Skyliner gondola system will be operating at the Walt Disney World Resort in fall of 2019.
On Friday, AAA released its Consumer Pulse Survey which showed that half of those surveyed--50 percent--of Floridians plan to spend Black Friday shopping while 45 percent plan to shop online come Cyber Monday. Almost a quarter of Floridians--22 percent--plan to shop on Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Orlando is ranked as the top Thanksgiving destination in the nation. Miami is ranked as the tenth most popular Thanksgiving destination, making Florida the only state to have two cities in the top 10. 
While the first half of 2018 saw a record high number of tourists visiting the Sunshine State, Gov. Rick Scott and Visit Florida are looking to ensure that red tide and Hurricane Michael don’t slow the tourist boom in the second half. 
While millions of tourists flock to Florida's beaches and theme parks, many other parts of the state are worth exploring. Here are some unique exhibits to visit during your next vacation or weekend adventure in the Sunshine State. Florida's Most...
Summer is over but Floridians are still ready to hit the road in the weeks to come. 
Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA and the Auto Club Group, weighed in on the study on Monday, saying gas prices should continue to drop in Florida in the days to come. 
With more supply and less demand, gas prices slipped four cents over last week, according to a study from AAA released on Monday.
With summer nearing its end, gas prices in the nation and across the Sunshine State are starting to drop though they are still 50 cents more per gallon than this time last year.