And post-pandemic,”issues are going very well for us now,” Serrate added in an interview with Travelweek.
From Canada, the vacation spot is seeing rising customer numbers. And the recognition of multigenerational journey is off the charts. “Travellers who developed a reference to the vacation spot once they had been youthful, at the moment are exhibiting it to their grandkids,” says Serrate.
Canadian travellers seeking to get to the Florida Keys sometimes join by way of Miami or Fort Lauderdale. Another choice is the brand new Flixbus service. Key West’s airport, in the meantime, is getting an US$80 million improve, with a brand new concourse and renovated terminal. The challenge is because of be accomplished in late 2024 and will open up connectivity much more.
Highlights within the Florida Keys and Key West for 2023 embody the seventy fifth anniversary of Everglades Nationwide Park (marked December 2022 however celebrated all by way of 2023). Additionally of observe: Key West marked its two hundredth anniversary in 2022, and celebrations will proceed into 2023. “We’re a younger vacation spot, however a proud vacation spot,” says Serrate.
Journey advisors can study extra by visiting the tourism board’s website, at fla-keys.com, and clicking on ‘Join with Us’ on the prime proper of the house web page, and ‘For Journey Brokers / Tour Operators’ within the pulldown menu.