Brevard Business News

TOURISM TALK: April Tourist Development Tax Numbers Strongest in Brevard County History

TDO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PETER CRANIS: The April Tourist Development Tax numbers have come in, and as expected, it exceeded April 2019 numbers 17 percent making it the strongest April in TDT history. The Tourist Development Tax year to date of $8.526 million is 38.6 percent ahead of budget ($6.150 million) and 3.1 percent ahead of the prior year ($8.271 million) which is the first time we are actually up over the 2019-20 fiscal year. […]

Brevard Business News

TOURISM TALK: May Tourist Development Tax Collection Comes in Stronger Than Anticipated

The Tourist Development Tax numbers are in for the month of May, and while down 36 percent from May 2019, they came in quite a bit stronger than anticipated. “May was boosted by the reopening of hotels and vacation rentals in time for the Memorial Day Weekend and by the return to human space flight,” said Peter Cranis, Executive Director of the Tourism Office. […]

Brevard Business News

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: ‘Tourism Talk’ with Brevard County Tourism Office Director Peter Cranis

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.  […]