Monday, July 6, 2020
Across Florida, candidates running in next month’s Republican primaries are showcasing their stances on immigration and trying to use it as wedge issue to beat the competition. 
With highly-anticipated attractions slated to open this year, Walt Disney World announced the return of discounted park admission tickets for Florida residents. According to a statement from Walt Disney World Resort's official news blog, Florida residents can now purchase a...
On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Sec. Noah Valenstein, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Executive Director Eric Sutton and other partners to kickoff “100 Yards of Hope” and announce...
With more supply and less demand, gas prices slipped four cents over last week, according to a study from AAA released on Monday.
“I was happy to visit Tampa International Airport today to discuss the role that tourism plays in generating economic development to Florida,” said DeSantis. “This industry has never been stronger, and the benefits of tourism to our state are shared by every Floridian.”
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla., wrote GSA on the matter this week. The two congressmen called on GSA to use those per diem rates through at least FY 2022, insisting doing so would help Florida’s tourism industry, though they would prefer GSA to use those rates until FY2026. 
In Lake Buena Vista, Florida, authorities say a worker at a Walt Disney World hotel stole nearly $49,000 from the company as part of a fraudulent hotel guest refunding scheme. According to the State Attorney's office, Jamaica Adidja Hall, 31,...
PETA claims that SeaWorld has a history of “notorious animal abuse” and applauded Virgin Holidays decision to end its relationship with the Florida theme park.
Backed by the Estuary Caucus, Posey was able to add the funds as part of the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill. 
AFP’s Florida Chapter announced on Monday that it had sent letters to the members of the state Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee to support a proposal from state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, to squash the fund.