Attractions

PETER CRANIS: July Tourist Development Tax Comes in at $2.21 Million, Year to Date is Incredible $22.4 Million

PETER CRANIS: The much anticipated July Tourist Development Tax (TDT) has come in at $2.214 million – down 2.7% from last year’s $2.28 million and up 4.5% compared to the July 2021 number of $2.12 million. Year to date, we are at an incredible $22.4 million which is 12.5% ahead of last year’s previous high of $19.9 million. This equates to $448 million in total lodging revenue. […]

Attractions

PETER CRANIS: Brevard Features Great Museums, Historic Homes and Locations to Explore

PETER CRANIS: With the long Labor Day weekend here, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the various museums and historic homes there are in Brevard County. For people who say there isn’t a lot to do here on the Space Coast, we at the tourism office beg to differ. There are two dozen museums, historic homes, and other historic locations that people can explore. […]

Brevard Business News

PETER CRANIS: June Tourist Development Tax Comes in at Record-Setting $2.226 Million

PETER CRANIS: The June Tourist Development Tax (TDT) has come in at a surprising $2.226 million – up an impressive 8.8% from last year’s $2.045 million and 18.9% over the June 2021 number of $1.872 million. It is also the ninth best month in TDT collection history. Year to date, we are at $20.188 million which is 14.4% ahead of last year’s previous high of $17.643 million. […]

Brevard Business News

PETER CRANIS: Brevard County Tourist Development Tax On Record Run, $18 Million Collected This Fiscal Year So Far

PETER CRANIS:We now have May TDT numbers and we have collected nearly $18 million with four months of collections remaining in our fiscal year. For June through September, I am projecting we will collect an additional $7.6-$7.8 million. If that happens, we will end the year at $25.6-$25.8 million, about a 10.5-11% growth. […]

Brevard Business News

PETER CRANIS: May Tourist Development Tax Comes in at $1.945 Million, 15.2% Ahead of Last Year

PETER CRANIS: May Tourist Development Tax (TDT) has come in at $1.945 million – down 1.7% from last year’s $1.979 million. This did beat the 2021 number, which was $1.653 million.  Year to date, we are at $17.962 million which is 15.2% ahead of last year’s previous high of $15.598 million.  […]

Brevard Business News

PETER CRANIS: April Tourist Development Tax Comes in at Record-Setting $2.416 Million

PETER CRANIS: As we go into the Memorial Day Weekend and kickoff the Summer travel season, AAA is estimating over 42 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles from their home – this is up over the prior year from 40 million. Recently we took a look at our Spring Break business, and the month of March resulted in the highest Tourist Development Tax collection for a month in history at $3.1 million.  […]