Abstract

Few areas depend, as Florida does, on the expenditures of tourists for economic growth and vitality. To the extent that the number of visitors to Florida can be accurately predicted, the state's visitor industry should, among other things, be able to more effectively gauge seasonal and long-term employment needs, program advertising and promotional expenditures, establish policies for the purchasing of supplies, plan capital outlays for new facilities and expansion, manage inventories, and project tax revenues from tourism activities. In short, timely and reliable tourist projections should allow the state's visitor industry to more effectively and profitably serve those who visit Florida.

Keywords

Tourism Barometer

Publisher

Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies

College

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Publication Date

1-1-1982

Document Type

Report

Format

application/pdf

Identifier

DP0020524

Language

English

Rights

No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without prior written permission from The Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies. All copyright, confidential information, design rights and all other intellectual property rights of whatsoever nature contained herein are and shall remain the sole and exclusive property of The Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies. The information furnished herein is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, no responsibility is assumed by The Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies for its use, or for any infringements of other rights of third parties resulting from its use. The UCF and The Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies name and logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the University of Central Florida.

Number of Pages

8 p.

Type

article

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