SPACE COAST DAILY TV: ‘Tourism Talk’ with Brevard County Tourism Office Director Peter Cranis
By Space Coast Daily // May 16, 2019
Brevard tourism generates more than $2.3 billion per year, employs more than 28,000 people
SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Brevard County Office of Tourism Director Peter Cranis talks about all the exciting tourism news and developments on Florida’s Space Coast. The Brevard County Office of Tourism oversees one of the major economic drivers on the Space Coast as the local industry generates more than $2.3 billion per year and employs more than 28,000 people.
Welcome to Florida’s Space Coast: Your Space for Fun on Orlando’s Closest Beaches!
A place where nature provides a landscape for visitors to enjoy idyllic year-round temperatures, and where the tranquility of the river and the warmth of the sun will enrich the senses.
Florida’s Space Coast is like no other. With more than 72 miles of coastline, it’s incredibly diverse from north to south and has an adventure for every visitor.
As you discover what makes up Florida’s Space Coast, you will learn that it is so much more than the place for space.
So, whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two, a family vacation, or a cruise from Port Canaveral, we invite you to find your space, plant your beach chair and breathe in the ocean air.
The Brevard County Tourist Development Council was established to promote growth, development and quality of tourism on the Space Coast.
The Brevard County Tourist Development Council consists of nine members appointed by the County Commission that oversees the Tourist Development Tax (Resort Tax), a 5 percent tax on the total rental amount collected from every person or other party who rents, leases, or lets for consideration living quarters or accommodation in any hotel, apartment hotel, motel, resort motel, apartment, apartment motel, rooming house, mobile home park, recreational vehicle park, or condominiums for a period of 6 months or less.
This tax, which is projected to generate about $17 million this year, is collected by the Brevard County Tax Collector and is in addition to the 7 percent State of Florida Sales and Use Tax remitted to the Florida Department of Revenue.
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