Tourism

Booming Blooms

By staff writer February 2019 More people visit public gardens annually in America (78 million) than visit Las Vegas (48 million) or Disneyland (11 million) and Disneyworld (11 million) combined. This is great news for Atlanta, whose garden tourism industry has been...

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Bricks and Clicks

By staff writer February 2019 According to a Statista report, in 2017 a total value of $2.3 trillion in sales were made on the global online marketplace. By 2021, those sales are projected to reach $4.5 trillion. Mobile commerce hit $700 billion in revenue in 2017,...

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Historic Virginia Key Looks to the Future

By staff writer February 2019 As its name implies, Historic Virginia Key Beach Park is rich with history. Since it reopened in 2008, however, the park has wasted no time in establishing itself as both an environmental preserve area and a prime site for cultural...

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Art Basel Miami Beach: Gateway to the World

By staff writer December 2018 – 2 min. read December 2018 - Miami is known to many as the “Gateway to Latin America.” While the city has always been regarded as an international hub, its global footprint has grown in recent years, particularly in terms of arts and...

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A Surge of Competition

By staff writer October 2018 – 2 min. read Over the last five years, several new hotels have been announced in Philadelphia to accommodate the waves of leisure and business travelers visiting our fair city. These are both big-name hotels and smaller boutiques, both of...

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Tampa’s Brewing Economy

By staff writer December 2018 – 2 min. read With nearly 100 state-of-the-art breweries (among them, the internationally known crown jewel that is Cigar City Brewing), Tampa Bay has become a destination for craft beer tourists from across the country. Consistently...

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The Economy of Beer in Georgia

July 2018 — In September 2017, Senate Bill 85 went into effect, finally allowing Georgia breweries to sell beer directly to consumers in taprooms. In addition, the bill did away with mandatory tours and allowed the sale of beer to-go and food on-premise. Thanks to the...

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