Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Accidental Tourist

Lessons You Only Learn On Holiday by Eric Wright Psychologist Dr. Gary Smalley identified a common factor he observed in close, well-adjusted [...]

Investing in the Future

Internships Help Develop Tomorrow’s Workforce by Lisa deCordova For businesses of all sizes these days, the search to cut costs is an [...]

Creating Retirement Wealth

Your Business’s Intellectual Property May Be Its Greatest Asset by Kelly Swartz Many small business owners facing retirement are also faced with [...]

Tourism…

How important is it to Brevard County? by Melissa Stains Last year, 2.5 million overnight and an additional 2.6 million daytime tourists [...]

Confusion, Confusion, Confusion

How to Develop an Effective Marketing Plan by Jeff Piersall Internet, TV, radio, billboards, magazines, newspapers, coupons, promotions, events, etc. – the [...]

Ecotourism is Key Contributor to Economic Growth

Visitors Flock to Our Annual Birding and Wildlife Festival by Neta Harris The Shuttle program put Brevard County on the map 50 [...]

Port Canaveral Soars to Record Year

PORT CANAVERAL, FL— October 31, 2011 – For the first time in its history, more than 3 million multi-day cruise passengers sailed [...]

One On One With Brevard Zoo’s Executive Director Keith Winsten

Back in 1994 a group of civic leaders focused the county on a bold, if not audacious vision: to build a unique, [...]

Q and A with Gary McCann

Name: Gary McCann Title: Executive Director, Runaway Country – Space Coast Music Fest Children: Sean, 24, a 6th year medical and student [...]

Destination: Port Canaveral

It’s No Longer Just a Place to Depart With all the beauty and attractions of Central Florida at its gates, Port Canaveral [...]

No Time to Strike Out!

Keeping the Nationals at Space Coast Stadium It was way back in 1948 when the Brooklyn Dodgers started holding Spring Training in [...]

Hospitality Leaders Working Together

Space Coast Restaurant & Lodging Association Brevard County is retooling for change. With the economic downturn and dollars spent from visitors on [...]

Zipping Across The Zoo

New Treetop Trek Adventure The comment is often made that people send their “out of town visitors” to Disney or Kennedy Space [...]

King Center: Back in Black

Revised Booking Strategy Gets Center Profitable Again The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1988 thanks to [...]

Post-Shuttle tourism: Will Visitors Still Come?

The Space Coast has Plenty to Fill the Post Shuttle Void by Donna Balancia Cooperation with partners and strategic investments are part of [...]