Good News – Record Breaking Tourism Increases
Recently released figures indicate that people still like us a lot. Lee County, through their tourism consultant, reported that the tourism tax collections (which reflect occupancy levels) for the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel continue record-breaking increases. The first four months of this fiscal year saw an 18% increase. Similarly, the airport reported a 4% increase in passenger traffic. February was the busiest month in the airports 30-year history. More people means more business for the islands.