Tag: cruise industry
AAA Travel announced this week that cruising is making a strong comeback after the pandemic temporarily put a hold on sailings. The Auto Club Group’s travel agency reports that cruise bookings during the past four...
The true depths of COVID’s economic impacts are now truly coming to light. These are among the many reasons Gov. Ron DeSantis has made ports and cruises a focal point of his efforts to reset the Florida economy.
Earlier this week, the Florida Seaports Transportation and Economic Development Council (FSTED) released a report which shows that Florida’s seaports experienced declines consistent with the overall trend for 2020. Waterborne trade value, for example, decreased 16.1 percent compared to 2019, which is a drop off of $14.1 billion.
Wheeler’s resignation takes effect on April 30. Michael Rubin, currently the vice president of government affairs of the Florida Ports Council, will serve as interim president and CEO.