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The tourism and hospitality industry in Miami Beach is making a faster than expected recovery as resort tax revenues continue to come in higher than projected. Instead of an anticipated 50% drop in revenue from March 2019, the last year of normal operations, actual receipts were down only 9.6%. As a result, the City collected $4.3 million more than projected.
EMERALD ISLE — The boom in tourism and occupancy tax revenue in 2020 continued unabated through the winter quarter of 2021, according to Greg Rudolph, manager of the Carteret County Shore Protection Office.
The governor of Mexico’s resort-studded Caribbean coast said Thursday his state is at “imminent risk” of returning to lockdown as coronavirus cases there rose steadily.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking public comment on “The Bebop,” a proposed 120-foot-long floating bar and restaurant the owner wants to moor in Pillsbury Sound, between Mingo and Grass cays.
We have a new idea of what Royal Caribbean's new cruise terminal in Galveston will look like once completed.
Walton County commissioners are taking a measured approach to a Walton County Tourist Development Council (TDC) effort to get a digital tourism application up and running.
Tourism workers and businesses along Hoi An’s Cua Dai Beach have already suffered because of severe erosion. Covid-19 has made things even worse.
The home of some of the most spectacular natural waves in the world will be getting what developers said is the world’s largest standing wave as part of a $100 million waterpark mega-project slated for 2022.
On April 12, activists in Juneau, Alaska, filed paperwork to limit cruise traffic to the city's picturesque port, where more than 1.2 million passengers disembarked in 2019. When cruising returns, it's expected to host about 620 ships, bringing more than 1.3 million to the last frontier state.
Metered parking goes into effect on Saturday in Belmar for the coming summer season, when parking near the beach will cost $1 an hour on some blocks and $2 an hour on others, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m, payable through the ParkMobile phone app or automated phone line.
It’s never easy to find seasonal workers on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, where summers can feel like paradise but housing is limited.
Things could look a lot different around Ewa Beach in 2022. Visitors and kamaaina can expect a first-of-its-kind surf park venue.
Thai authorities want to cap the number of tourists at Maya Bay to rescue its stressed marine ecosystem. The iconic cove from "The Beach" had to be sealed off to the public after almost all its coral was destroyed.
When cruising returns, it’s expected to host about 620 ships, bringing more than 1.3 million to the last frontier state.
The new restrictions combine B.C.’s five health authorities into three regions of the province, with travel between these regions prohibited. The Vancouver Coastal Health and Fraser Health regions have been combined into one zone.
The Southport Planning Board began grappling with regulation of short term rentals more than a year ago, then discussions all but halted when board meetings were moved to the online Zoom platform due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
TRURO – The Cape Cod National Seashore was one of the most popular national parks in the nation in 2020, according to recently released numbers.
Kai Nishiki and other frustrated Maui residents got up early Saturday and armed themselves with beach chairs, umbrellas and towels to storm Wailea Beach and push back the increasing ranks of tourists who have been flocking to the island, overtaking popular spots locals got used to having to themselves after COVID-19 virtually shut down the visitor industry.
In major step forward, the tourism community begins to respond to climate change.
The Red Sea Project, a multi-island resort development in Saudi Arabia, is proposing a step forward for sustainable hospitality.
Overcrowding, COVID-19 disparity issues grow with return of tourism
Volusia County Chair Jeff Brower is continuing his push to expand beach driving and has come up with an idea to eliminate tolls for drivers who live within the county.
During a Feb. 19 work session, town council members decided to forgo Surf City’s status as one of the few remaining coastal towns along the state’s southeastern coast to offer free beach parking to visitors.
As travelers return, so do fears of overcrowding and pollution.