February 21, 2019
Florida Business News

Florida sets all-time tourism record

Even with red tide menacing the coastline and Hurricane Michael striking the Panhandle, 2018 was another record-breaking year for tourism in the state of Florida.

This Florida man is the greatest investor you’ve never heard of

Possibly the world’s happiest billionaire, Herbert Wertheim is the red-fedora-wearin’ Florida man who will challenge everything you think you know about “Florida man.”

Full of jealousy and lust, Florida is one of the most sinful states in the U.S.

The financial website WalletHub ranked the most sinful states in the country, and Florida came in No. 2, behind only Nevada.

AAA: Florida a fine dining mecca of Four and Five Diamond restaurants

Florida is a fine-dining mecca, ranking high among states with the most top-rated restaurants, according to AAA.

Flooding on sunny days is already cutting into income in coastal towns

In coastal cities like Miami, it's not uncommon to see floods on perfectly sunny days, as sea-level rise pushes high-tide levels past the point our coastal infrastructure was designed for.

Read More Florida Business Stories

Digital Access

Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.


Florida Trend Video Pick

Tigris takes shape at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Tigris takes shape at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Florida’s tallest launch coaster is taking shape at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. Tigris opens this spring.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

What are your thoughts about pets in the workplace?

  • Yes please - Prefer pets to coworkers
  • No thanks - I'm allergic
  • No way - Pets belong at home

See Results

Ballot Box