TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – The Summer rush is on in Tampa Bay and local businesses are ready for the action.
Tampa International Airport is seeing a huge increase in travelers coming to the Tampa Bay Area…and local business owners are reacting.
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“Last night we did 4,600. 4,600 in just one day which is absolutely off the charts, and so we’ve noticed a significant increase in the foot traffic,” said Craig Severson, Owner of Tropical Ice Cream.
“It’s very busy, the tourism has picked up,” said manager of Pipo and Betty’s Bakery, Cecily Benga.
Business employees along Indian Rocks Beach are seeing more customers walk through their front doors this Summer compared to the last couple of years.
“We are seeing a lot of families come in. A lot of them from areas that you normally wouldn’t see them from. From California, and other areas…