Category: Peter Cranis

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. […]

TOURISM TALK: Brevard Tourism Chief Peter Cranis Highlights Upcoming Marketing Initiatives

VISIT FLORIDA estimates 31.6 million visitors traveled to Florida in the third quarter of 2019. “The continued growth in tourism numbers in the state of Florida never ceases to amaze me,” said Peter Cranis, Executive Director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism.

Space Coast Office of Tourism Executive Director Peter Cranis Reports Record-Setting Tax Revenues

The October 2019 tourist development tax revenue totals have been tabulated and the Space Coast had its best October in history. The tourist development tax collection for October 2019 totaled $1,116,816, which was 16.1 percent more than October 2018’s collections.

TOURISM TALK: Florida Welcomed 31.6 Million Visitors During the Third Quarter of 2019

VISIT FLORIDA estimates 31.6 million visitors traveled to Florida in the third quarter of 2019. “The continued growth in tourism numbers in the state of Florida never ceases to amaze me,” said Peter Cranis, Executive Director of the Space Coast Office of Tourism.

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 […]