Category: Peter Cranis

PETER CRANIS: Tourism Office Poised to Launch Biggest Fall Marketing Campaign Ever at $1.5 Million in October

PETER CRANIS: We are going on 16 straight “best month ever” TDT numbers from April 2021 through July 2022…and are poised to launch our biggest fall marketing campaign ever at $1.5 million beginning the first week of October.  […]

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BREVARD TOURISM: Artemis Launch Fuels Possibly Strongest August in History, Pushed Labor Day into New Territory

PETER CRANIS: Artemis helps round out what could be the strongest August in history and pushed Labor Day into new territory. The Artemis launch attempt on Monday, August 29 helped finish the month with a strong 93% occupancy rate the Sunday night prior. When compared to July 4th which also fell on a Monday – the Sunday night before was 82%. […]

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PETER CRANIS: July Brevard County Tourist Development Tax Comes in at Record-Setting $2.276 Million

PETER CRANIS: July Tourist Development Tax has come in at $2.276 million – a record for the month of July, making it the 16th consecutive month of “best month ever” results. This is 7.5% ahead of the previous high July which was $2.117 million last year. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Room Night Demand Up in Brevard County 19.3% to 1.4 Million Rooms

PETER CRANIS: We just got our second quarter STR data and Room Night Demand was up nearly 5% over the prior year – 673,000 rooms rented. And year to date, we are up 19.3% to 1.4 million rooms. This puts us on our best pace of any year including 2019 which was the previous high. […]

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PETER CRANIS: June Tourist Development Tax Comes in at $2.045 Million – a Record for the Month

PETER CRANIS: June Tourist Development Tax (TDT) has come in at $2.045 million – a record for the month of June, making it the 15th consecutive month of “best month ever” results. This is 9.3% ahead of the previous high June, which was $1.871 million last year. […]

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WATCH: Brevard County Commissioners Kristine Zonka, Rita Pritchett and Curt Smith Vote To Approve Grant To Hotel Developer Driftwood Capital

In an unprecedented action, and seemingly against the vast majority of Space Coast citizens, the Brevard County Commissioners Kristine Zonka, Rita Pritchett and Curt Smith voted to approve a $30 million grant to Driftwood Capital, which is a Cocoa Beach hotel developer. Commissioner John Tobia was the lone vote against the request. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Brevard’s Destination Hotels Have Seen Strong Comeback Following COVID Pandemic

PETER CRANIS: May Tourist Development Tax has come in and the numbers came in at $1.979 million – a record for the month of May. This is 41% ahead of the previous high May which was $1.652 million. As we have talked about, we have been breaking records for every month and May was no exception, making it the 14th consecutive month for record TDT for that given month […]

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PETER CRANIS: May Tourist Development Tax Comes in at Record-Breaking $1.979 Million

PETER CRANIS: May Tourist Development Tax has come in and the numbers came in at $1.979 million – a record for the month of May. This is 41% ahead of the previous high May which was $1.652 million. As we have talked about, we have been breaking records for every month and May was no exception, making it the 14th consecutive month for record TDT for that given month […]

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PETER CRANIS: Millions of Americans Will Exercise Freedoms Over 4th of July Holiday

PETER CRANIS: As we come upon the July 4th weekend, I have to think about what a great country we live in. The many freedoms we enjoy and sometimes take for granted, are certainly not lost on the rest of the world as many struggle with governments that don’t afford them the personal freedoms that we have. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Summer is Time to Rejuvenate and Get Ready for the Rest of the Year

The 2022-23 budgeting and marketing planning period has begun and we will present both our budget and marketing plan to the TDC later in July before going to the Board of County Commissioners in August. The new fiscal year begins October 1. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Space Coast Tourism Shines as Destination at U.S. Travel Association International Pow Wow

In a continuing run of records, March Tourist Development Tax collections are in and it was no surprise that it was the highest month of collections in TDT history in Brevard County at $2.797 million. […]

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PETER CRANIS: March Tourist Development Tax Revenues Best in History at $2.797 Million

In a continuing run of records, March Tourist Development Tax collections are in and it was no surprise that it was the highest month of collections in TDT history in Brevard County at $2.797 million. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Tour Operator, Airline TUI Arrival in Brevard Marks Significant Milestone

PETER CRANIS:  By now you may have heard the name TUI (pronounced too-ee) bantered about. The significance of this tour operator and airline that is flying visitors in from the United Kingdom cannot be underemphasized. The economic impact of the 150,000 or so passengers it plans to bring in its first year of operation could amount to over $20 million conservatively. […]

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PETER CRANIS: February Tourist Development Tax Revenues are Best in History at $2.297 Million

We now have our February Tourist Development Tax numbers. The final number was an incredible $2.297 million – a 80% increase over February, 2020 and a 32% increase over February 2019, making it not only the best February in history (the 11th consecutive record month in a row), but the best month of Tourist Development Tax collection ever. […]

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PETER CRANIS: January Tourist Development Tax Revenues are Best in History at $1.86 Million

We now have our January Tourist Development Tax numbers and the final number was $1.86 million – a 73.4% increase over January 2020 and a 23.9% increase over January 2019, making it the best January in history – the 10th consecutive record month in a row now. […]

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TOURISM TALK: Florida’s Space Coast is Globe’s Busiest Launch Site

Florida’s Space Coast, home to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and all orbital crewed launches dating back to the Mercury program in the early 1960s, continued to see record numbers of launches in 2021, matching the record of 31 set in 2020. […]

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PETER CRANIS: Watch the Tourism Development Council Marketing Update During First Meet of the Year

Last week was our first TDC meeting of 2022, and in the time since we last met, the marketing team has been busy. We provided a brief update during the meeting which you can see in the video below, beginning at the 24:38 time stamp. […]

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WATCH: Brevard Tourist Development Council Holds First Meeting of 2022 on Wednesday in Viera

Well, I hope everyone had a good and safe New Year’s Eve. It is great to be starting out the new year in our new offices and we’re all ready to get down to business with new TDC meetings, as well as new committees in the coming months. […]

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