According to a report, John Pricher, director of Florida’s Citrus County Visitors Bureau, said that the . allowing vaccinated people to enter by land starting November 8 is good news for Citrus County.
“We’re thinking we’ll start to see a greater influx of (international) tourists in the first quarter of 2022, and it will build through the summer,” Pricher told a local report.
International visitors constitute approximately 20 percent of Citrus County‘s tourist base, and the loss of visitors from lockdowns and restrictions on this year has affected many local businesses.
Thankfully, Citrus County has filled the gap with an increase in national and regional tourists.
Manyare packing their and booking reservations at their preferred vacation homes or . Many are already in the ., arriving on flights only requiring a negative COVID-19 test.
However, many people are waiting to drive and opt to have a car toin, with rentals being scarce and costly.
Pricher stated that Citrus County. Many will revisit their long-term vacation homes in the region.and from other countries tend to stay longer and spend more time in
Bobby Cornwell, executive director of theand Alabama & Association, said that a lot of in those states were fully booked between January until March—ahead of the announcement of the new guidelines.
He said that it’s because Americans have been embracing RVing in the wake of the pandemic and filled the gaps thattypically would.