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Florida on track to see 115 million visitors in 2016

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Visitors keep flocking to the Sunshine State. State tourism officials announced Friday 57.4 million people traveled to Florida in the first half of the year. The number marks a 4.3 percent increase from the first six months of 2015. “It’s exciting to have a record tourism number,” said Gov. Rick Scott during an event at the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. “That’s a record number. We’ve had record numbers in the last five-and-a-half years.” Since January, more than 49.3…

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