lorida hit a new visitation record for the third quarter of 2023, totaling 35.1 million visits between July and September, according to a press release from the governor’s office.
”Florida continues to set records for visitation because of our commitment to allowing visitors to enjoy their travels without arbitrary government restrictions,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said in a press release. “Florida will continue to be a beacon of freedom for travelers.”
The 35.1 million visits is an increase of 1.6% from the 2022 third quarter numbers and is 8% higher than the 2019 third quarter numbers.
Visit Florida CEO Dana Young expressed her enthusiasm for the new record by explaining how the organization has connected with local tourism partners across the state to “fuel growth” in visitation from global travelers.
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