South Florida tourism has had a comeback.
With international travel still problematic, American travelers from across the county are checking into South Florida hotels and dining in restaurants. Locals are also contributing, renting places on the beach and dining out as restrictions are relaxed.
Ninety percent of tourists who choose South Florida arrive through both Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The big hole in the tourism picture is the cruise industry, but there are plans to change that. The return of cruise ship sailing for Port Everglades, possibly later this month, will add to summer tourism numbers which will help.
This summer will not be a record-setter, but it may be pretty good considering what the tourism industry has gone through.
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