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November 13, 2017 - WPTV

Tourism up in South Florida after hurricanes - by Tania Rogers

After hurricanes struck the Caribbean islands, tourists made alternate vacation plans.... their new destination South Florida.

 

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In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, Las Vegas shelved its fun-loving motto of "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas," replacing it with a hashtag — #VegasStrong — to promote tourism to the gambling mecca.

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September 25, 2017 - Orlando Sentinel

Florida Keys hurry tourism reopening efforts, Oct. 1 being goal - by Jim Turner

Florida Keys tourism officials said Monday they will meet Gov. Rick Scott's Oct. 1 deadline to reopen to visitors after Hurricane Irma pounded Monroe County.

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September 11, 2017 - The New York Times

Travel Companies Have a New Clientele: Hurricane Evacuees - by Ashley Winchester and Shivani Vora

Travel companies that typically transport vacationers to carefree getaways became part of the very real struggle by evacuees to get out of town or find lodging in the days before and after Hurricane Irma made its fatal sweep through the Caribbean and Florida.

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September 11, 2017 - YAHOO Finance

American Airlines, Delta expand Irma travel waivers to Georgia - by Brittany Jones-Cooper

Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but the winds are still strong, and airlines are making adjustments to accommodate travelers.

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