Category: Peter Cranis

Beach ‘Wrack’ is Valuable Natural Resource Which Prevents Beach Erosion, Benefits Turtles and Shorebirds

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.

Florida Tourism On Fire: Brevard Tourism Chief Peter Cranis Says Space Coast Set Record

Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida broke an all-time record for visitation during the first quarter of 2019 with 35.7 million people visiting the Sunshine State from January to March. This is a 5.8 percent increase from the first quarter of 2018.

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: ‘Tourism Talk’ with Brevard County Tourism Office Director Peter Cranis

Brevard County Office of Tourism Director Peter Cranis talks about all the exciting tourism news and developments on Florida’s Space Coast. The Brevard County Office of Tourism oversees one of the major economic drivers on the Space Coast as the local industry generates more than $2.3 billion per year and employs more than 28,000 people. 

Brevard Tourism Leader Peter Cranis: ‘No Place Better for Families to Visit Than the Space Coast’

Visit Florida launches ‘Family Memory Makers’ and ‘Adventure Seekers’ advertising campaignsBREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Building on the success of last year’s marketing efforts to attract families and those seeking adventure to Florida, Visit Florida announced its […]