Why Florida must manage tourism assets like a finite commodity

April 30, 2016

By Antonio Fins, Palm Beach Post Staff Writer

You may have read about the Walt Disney Co.’s tiered ticket pricing — where Mickey charges more for tickets bought for peak seasons and less for slower periods.Website Insert Passenger Trains Very Well copy

You may also have read that Florida tripped two demographic thresholds last year — we topped 20 million residents and 100 million tourists for the first time.

Put two and two together and you’ll understand the population conundrum facing the Sunshine State.

The Florida peninsula is brimming with more people than ever. And it’s only a matter of time before our top attractions, our 740 miles of accessible beaches and our very popular theme parks, become so crowded they lose their tourism magnetism.

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