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US tourists flocking back to Florida beyond pre-pandemic levels
The Villages in Florida was the fastest-growing metro area this decade: Census Bureau
FOX Business’ Ashley Webster provides an inside look at The Villages, a 55-plus Florida community and the fastest-growing U.S. metro area between 2010 and 2020, according to new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Americans are vacationing in Florida at levels higher than even before the coronavirus hit, sparking celebration from the Sunshine State's governor and its tourism marketing firm.
Visit Florida, the official marketing corporation for the state, announced Thursday that during the second quarter of this year, the state hosted 30.6 million domestic tourists. That number is a 216% increase over 2020 and a 6% boost from spring of 2019, before COVID-19 emerged.