This report offers insight on Brevard County’s tourism economy while highlighting some of Orlando and Florida’s key data.
2014 was a very positive year for Brevard County’s tourism economy. The hotel industry, leisure and hospitality employment, total number of visitors to Florida, total taxable sales and median home prices posted a monthly year-over-year increase in percentage changes. All other indicators such as Port Canaveral’s passenger count for multi-day and single-day cruises and Melbourne International Airport’s and Orlando International Airport’s passenger count all posted an average increase for the year. These findings are clear indicators for a very positive economic outlook for 2015.