Florida Chamber Bottom Line: VISIT FLORIDA’s Dana Young Shares Tourism Update

By: Florida Chamber of Commerce

 

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Florida Tourism Equals Dollars

In the latest edition of the Florida Chamber Bottom Line, we sat down with Dana Young, the newly appointed President & CEO of VISIT FLORIDA, to discuss Florida’s growing tourism and the positive economic effects of welcoming record-breaking numbers of visitors to the Sunshine State.

“What tourism means to Florida is dollars,” said Young. “For every dollar the state gives to VISIT FLORIDA we generate two dollars back to the state… that means we live in a state with no corporate income tax, that means that our cost of living is lower.”

 

Florida Breaks Tourism Record for Eighth Year

During the Florida Chamber’s 2019 Legislative Fly-In, Dana Young announced that Florida had once again broken a tourism record, with more than 126 million visitors coming to Florida in 2018. Help us continue breaking records and creating economic opportunity for Florida by signing our petition today.