Has South Florida tourism peaked? Key indicators dip in 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — With the Super Bowl in town, the hospitality industry was awash in visitors and cash last week. But when business gets back to normal this week after the big game, will the boom continue?Key indicators from 2019 suggest tourism will continue to do well in 2020, but a few trends bear watching. Hotel occupancy rates and average daily room rates were down slightly in Broward and Miami-Dade last year compared to 2018 and would have been down even more if not saved by a strong uptick in November and December.Only Palm Beach County, with fewer available hotel rooms, bucked th…

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