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Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Visit Florida offering resources to tourism-related businesses

lake-county-lake-sunsetTo better understand and measure the impact of COVID-19 on Florida’s tourism industry, Visit Florida has created a data dashboard to track key economic indicators and trends, including: hotel demand; vacation rental bookings; airline capacity; and web traffic relating to vacation planning.

This one-of-a-kind Visit Florida dashboard will be constantly updated with the latest information and insight into the impact of COVID-19, according to a news release. For more information and to view the data dashboard, click here.

Visit Florida also is encouraging tourism-related businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19 to participate in the Department of Economic Opportunity’s business damage assessment survey (click phrase). Gathering data on the impact caused by COVID-19 will help ensure that Florida communities can recover as quickly as possible.

In addition, if your employment has been negatively impacted because of mitigation efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance. Click here for more information.

Click on these links to access more resources provided by Visit Florida:

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Toolkit

CDC COVID-19 Resource Page

CDC Stop the Spread of Germs Poster

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Poster

Guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Information from the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) will continue to be updated with industry resources and information.