Florida Sets New 2018 Tourism Record

It’s not hard to see why people love the Sunshine State. White sandy beaches, sparkling blue waters, palm trees, and incredible attractions are major appeals for tourists. Plus, the year-round warm weather is another nice draw. Whether you love quiet beach towns, big cities, or Disney World, Florida has something for you. Maybe that’s why Florida had a record 126.1 million visitors in 2018 according to Visit Florida.

People from all over the globe are visiting Florida, making it one of the top tourist destinations in the entire world.

Of the 126.1 million visitors last year, 111.8 million visitors were from the United States, 10.8 million were overseas visitors, and 3.5 million were from Canada.

Tourism is booming on the panhandle, just like it is in the rest of the state.

Five Star Properties had over 5,000 bookings made in 2018 and 25% of bookings were repeat guests. In total, Five Star Properties gets 36,000 visitors per year Destin and 30A. Moreover, 60% of our bookings are 7+ night stays and 10% of bookings are for 12+ guests. This just shows that Destin is the perfect place to host your next family reunion, corporate retreat, or group travel event.

Now is the time to book your next trip to Destin.

Come see why so many people love Florida, and specifically, what makes Destin and 30A such an incredible vacation destination. From our pristine beaches to our incredible restaurants, there’s something everyone can appreciate here.

Don’t believe us? Just ask one of the 126.1 million people who visited Florida last year!

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