Space Coast Office of Tourism Director Peter Cranis Provides Updates, Encourages Guests to Be Smart, Safe

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Delta and American Airlines have added daily flights at Orlando Melbourne International Airport

PETER CRANIS: Businesses have been back open for a few weeks now and we are hearing of more COVID cases in the county and the key is being smart and safe while encouraging our guests to enjoy our properties, facilities and outdoor amenities.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Businesses have been back open for a few weeks now and we are hearing of more COVID cases in the county and the key is being smart and safe while encouraging our guests to enjoy our properties, facilities and outdoor amenities.

Please make sure you are doing your part to keep your business safe and following CDC guidelines – the last thing anyone wants is another shutdown.

That being said, early indications are the last two weeks of May and the four weeks of June were showing steady improvement over April and early May.

We are continuing to promote the destination as long as the government keeps us open so we hope that trend will continue. Stay safe and let’s keep getting back to business!

Space Coast Office of Tourism Office Updates

As part of our summer campaign messaging, please let us know if you have any summer hotel packages or Mars2020 promotions so we can include that on our social media and website.

■ The AAU Junior Olympics is looking for community volunteers to assist during the events. If you are interested in signing up please visit this link and feel free to distribute this to organizations that might be interested: https://space-coast-aau-junior-olympics.volunteerlocal.com/volunteer/?id=49381

Recent Space Coast Press Coverage:

Have you checked out the new 321 Lift Off Podcast from the founders of the Space Coast Fun Guide? Tune in to Episode 4 and hear about our marketing plans for the Space Coast, the 72 miles of beaches in our destination, the wonderful space program and exciting events that are coming to the Space Coast.

■ The News-Herald (Ohio) AAU Junior Olympics track and field presses on with August plans in Florida

■ Space Coast Daily AAU Vice President Rusty Buchanan, Paddling Paradise Discuss Upcoming Junior Olympic Games and Paddle Boarding

■ CRUISE NEWS Cruise Radio News Briefs | Week of June 21, 2020 (MSC Cruises announcing Port Canaveral as new homeport)

If you have questions for visitors (or residents) about things to do or safety measures in place around the Space Coast, please feel free to share these links with them:

■ Visitor Updates:  https://www.visitspacecoast.com/visitor-update

■ Space For You: https://www.visitspacecoast.com/SpaceForYou

■ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/visitspacecoast

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Local Updates

■ A proclamation that strongly encourages private businesses and business establishments in Brevard County to post at their entrances whether they have a “Mask” or “No Mask” policy was adopted by a 4-1 vote of the Board of County Commissioners on Tuesday. At the request of commissioners, Brevard County Government has put together “Mask” and “No Mask” notices that are attached to this email that businesses can post.

■ Cocoa Beach is now limiting groups to 10 or less on the beach.

■ Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) has launched a new program to provide a safe and healthy environment for all passengers, customers, tenants, and employees that includes impactful changes throughout the terminal and a new interactive website. The new program called MLB’s Game Plan: A Safe and Strategic Response to COVID-19 is outlined at FlyMLBsafely.com.

■ Additionally, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will be adding to their daily flight schedules at Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) beginning in early July.

Step by Step Florida Opening

■ July 2, 2020 Press Release “Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Surgeon General are reminding all Floridians to protect the vulnerable by avoiding the Three Cs: Closed Spaces, Crowded Places and Close-Contact Settings and by wearing a mask in public:

■ Closed Spaces. Avoid closed spaces with poor ventilation that could allow contagious droplets to linger in the air.

■ Crowded Places. Avoid crowded places with many people nearby; the greater the number of individuals in an area, the greater the chances of COVID-19 spreading from person-to-person.

■ Close-Contact Settings. Avoid close-range conversations and stay at least six-feet from others.”

Effective June 26, the Department of Business and Professional Regulation has suspended on premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide.

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