As Myrtle Beach goes, so goes the nation? TripAdvisor's citing of Myrtle Beach as a top summer destination contributed to the bottom line this summer for the lodging industry, and visitors increasingly saw vacation rentals over hotels as an attractive option.
Selling the property seems like the best idea for both the owners and future guests.
Northern schools may stay open later to make up for snow days leading to a slow season start, but officials hope northerners' longing for the sun will lead to a stronger season overall.
Every community wants it: An airline that decides to bring in tourists to the local airport. But, the economics of revenue guarantees to airlines can get very complicated if the parties don't know what they are doing.