Vacation seekers in Florida are leaving for vacation in droves, with some leaving in droplets.
Florida vacationers are staying home for the first time in the nation’s history, a new study from the University of Miami’s School of Business shows.
Vacationing in Florida has declined to a record low, as of February 2, according to a study by the Institute for Economic Research.
In 2018, Florida vacationing was down about 14 percent from its 2015 level.
It’s been a long time since the last time Florida vacationed this low, but the state is still far from being out of vacation.
There are fewer vacationers staying at home than ever before.
According to data from the Department of Commerce, there were 4.4 million vacationers in Florida in 2019, the last year for which data is available.
In 2014, the previous low point, there was more than 5 million vacationing in the state.
But that number dropped to 2.6 million in 2018.
In the years after the Great Recession, Florida has seen an uptick in the number of vacationers who live at home.
That’s partly because of a downturn in the economy.
As of March 31, the unemployment rate in Florida was 8.7 percent, down from 9.9 percent a year earlier.
There was a slight uptick in summer jobs, but overall the job market has not improved as dramatically as many hoped.
But the state still ranks behind the national average in the percentage of people who say they are willing to work part time or be part of a family.
In 2019, 56.4 percent of Florida residents said they would work part-time, compared with 49.2 percent nationwide, according the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Vacations were also up in 2018, the study found.
According a poll by the Florida Department of Tourism and Travel Marketing, 62.5 percent of Floridians said they planned to vacation in 2018 and 73.6 percent said they were planning to visit in 2019.
In contrast, just 39.6 of the country’s residents said that they would never go to Florida, according a Gallup poll released last month.
It was the second straight year that Florida vacation season has been a record breaker, the survey found.
That could be because of the drought in the Sunshine State, which has been plagued by severe weather.
The state is facing the highest amount of droughts in the country, according it is the fifth-driest state, according data from NOAA.
In addition to the drought, the lack of reliable weather data has been one of the biggest challenges facing Florida vacation destinations, according Topper, the chief marketing officer for the Institute of Economic Research at the university.
The Institute for the Study of Labor Research conducted a survey of vacation industry leaders in the U of T’s Business School in March, and it found that there was a general consensus that the industry was losing money, but also was suffering from a lack of investment and marketing.
While the tourism industry was struggling financially, the industry could still grow, said Topper.
The business school is looking to create a research lab to study how the Florida economy is affected by the drought.
It will also look to find ways to help the industry adapt to the new climate and what they can do to grow in a more sustainable way, Topper said.
“We need to be more proactive with our investments, because we need to make sure that we are investing in our tourism sector and we need more than just an immediate return on investment,” he said.
The study comes as a wave of vacation season travelers are heading to other states, such as California and Hawaii, for the summer.
The International Association of Vacation Manufacturers recently announced that it will begin offering its holiday shopping list in 2019 in California, New York and Florida.
According the institute, Florida will become the 10th state to offer its holiday calendar.
Florida is also expected to become the first state to start offering holidays in 2020.
For the first year of the holiday shopping, it will be available to all people age 17 and older in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The institute expects that by 2020, Florida may become the ninth state to have a holiday shopping calendar.