Florida Keys Launches Tourism Video Contest

The Florida Keys remains closed to visitors due to the global COVID-19 crisis, but its tourism council has launched a new social media contest for travelers. Visitors can recreate their favorite Keys memories in video form while staying safe at home and sharing with the hashtag #FLKeysAtHomeChallenge on Instagram. Through May 25, 2020, U.S. residents […]

Coronavirus Impact: Florida Keys To Close To Visitors

Living alone on a paradise island In 1989, Mauro Morandi’s boat docked on Budelli Island in Italy. Discovering that the island’s caretaker was retiring within the next two days, Mauro decided to extend his stay indefinitely. – Great Big Story CNN Determined to still travel, then a forced change Maria Cousins, who’s from New Zealand, […]

Florida beaches bracing for coronavirus tourism impacts over spring break

As families and college students across the country begin to flock to Florida for their annual spring break trips over the next several days and weeks, local officials are monitoring the spread of the coronavirus, but still expecting a strong spring break and tourism season. Vigilance became especially important in the Florida Panhandle just as […]

The Florida Keys: A Hub for Ecotourism

The Florida Keys have been a popular tourist hot spot for decades. Attracting millions of tourists each year, the Keys have adapted in order to keep their beautiful islands clean and prosperous. From the islands’ many resorts to educational tourist attractions, the Florida Keys are a perfect destination for travelers looking to get away without […]