Category: Peter Cranis

Brevard County Tourist Development Tax Generates More Than $1.27 Million in February

SPACE COAST OFFICE OF TOURISM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PETER CRANIS: The February number was $1,274,427 on a budget of $1,128,809, or up 12.9%. Last year, February had the highest February in history at $1,736,629 so we were 26.6% below that. […]

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TOURISM TALK: Air Shows Highlight Exciting ‘Things To Do’ Lineup on the Space Coast This Spring

The Cocoa Beach Air Show and the Melbourne Air Show will be coming this April 17 – 18 and May 15 – 16, respectively. The shows are going to be spectacular this year and they are going to feature the best airshow performers in the world. […]

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Piles of Seaweed or ‘Wrack’ Have Washed Up onto Space Coast Beaches

Most often in spring and fall, piles of seaweed or “wrack” can wash up onto Space Coast beaches during and after an offshore storm or high wind event. The wrack is a valuable resource that catches and traps windblown sand and helps prevent beach erosion. Many visitors travel to Brevard County each year just to beach comb and collect sea beans from the wrack line. […]

PETER CRANIS: Tourism in Brevard Will Come Back Stronger Than Ever, it Will Just Take Some Time

“I believe we will come back stronger than ever, it will just take some time,” said Space Coast Tourism leader Peter Cranis. “The Space Coast is an amazing travel destination with so many things to offer. And the space program differentiates us from all other beach destinations. Where else can you go to a beautiful beach and watch a rocket launch?” […]

TDO’s Peter Cranis Provides an Update on Negative Effect of Coronaviruson Space Coast Tourism

Brevard County Tourism Office Director Peter Cranis provides an update about the devastating effect that Coronavirus has had on the Space Coast’s most important industries. With the beaches and travel restricted to combat the spread of COVID-19, hotels and the hospitality sector are all but shuttered in Brevard County. […]