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Interactive, augmented reality app promotes Amelia Island.
The Amelia Island Tourist Development Council is reporting 690,100 overnight visitors in 2018
Designed to attract more visitors to Amelia Island, the AI Convention and Visitor’s Bureau efforts helped drive a 15 percent increase in the number of visitors from German-speaking markets in 2015.
“Tourism is clearly the economic anchor for Nassau County. We’re the largest private sector employer and generate a significant portion of state and county sales taxes,”
From October 2013 through September 2014, Amelia Island welcomed nearly 570,000 visitors, a 12.4 percent increase over 2013.
With an $88 million expansion injection OMNI Hotels and Resorts is turning Amelia Island Plantation into its Flagship Resort Property. Convention tourism is targeted.
The Downtown Fernandina Post Office, a replica of a Venice Italy Castle, could be turned into one of the much needed attractions for this island.