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Holiday Inn Express Palm Bay Wins High-Performance Award

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Hotels are part of the lifeblood of the tourism economy, so it’s always gratifying when one of the Space Coast’s lodging facilities gets called out for …

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Florida Pro Surf Competition Returning to Space Coast in 2019

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Backed by tourism tax funding, World Surf League event at Sebastian Inlet reinforces area’s prominence as East Coast surfing capital The Florida Pro Surf Competition, which …

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Space Coast TDC Supports Local Special Events

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New Deadline Is July 15 for Requesting County Marketing Support for Local Special Events and Arts/Cultural Activities July 15 is the new deadline for Space Coast …

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The Value of Tourism on FL’s Space Coast

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Tourism’s impact on the Space Coast is dynamic.  The amount tourists spent here in fiscal year 2016-17 topped more than $2 billion, or about 9 percent …

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Launch Days Boost Visits Across the Space Coast

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Onlookers still flock in huge numbers to the Space Coast to experience our magnificent rocket launches firsthand.  For instance, well more than 100,000 visitors descended on …

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Commander of 45th Space Wing Awarded Solomon Portrait of Excellence by Brevard County Tourist Development Council

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Air Force Brig. Gen. Wayne R. Monteith (center), commander of the 45th Space Wing and director of the Eastern Range at Patrick Air Force Base, was …

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Retired Space Coast Hotelier Jim Ridenour Honored for Longtime Service to Tourist Development Council

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Honoring Jim Ridenour (center) for his years of service on the Brevard County Tourist Development Council are Puneet Kapur (left), chair of the TDC, and Eric …

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Space Coast’s Eric Garvey Named Head of Advisory Committee

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Eric Garvey has been at the helm of an impressive surge in Space Coast tourism recently, an achievement that has not escaped the administration’s notice in …

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Francesca Joseph Honored as Space Coast Hospitality Specialist of the Year

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Courtyard Melbourne West’s Francesca Joseph (center) is flanked by Eric Garvey (left), executive director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism, and Puneet Kapur, chair of …

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Rikki Tiki Tavern One of Coastal Living’s Best Beach Bars

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The Space Coast tourism industry thrives in part because many of its attractions and local hot spots are truly one of a kind.  That certainly is …