Changing Areas of Visitor Interest in Florida 1950-1987
Since World War II, an enormous expansion in Florida's visitors has been experienced. In addition, large numbers have migrated to the state. The demand for hotel and motel rooms has risen accordingly. In fact, in 1950, the state had 125,980 hotel and motel rooms, while in 1987, the number had risen to 311,980. Although there are many motives for renting a hotel or motel room, in Florida, tourist occupance ranks among the most common.