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Scott touts 94.7 million tourists last year

A record 94.7 million visitors visited the state in 2013. Gov. Rick Scott is aiming for $100 million this year and has asked legislators to fund Visit Florida at $100 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. File photo by Paul Hami.

Visit Florida, a public-private group that promotes Florida’s tourism industry, announced Friday 94.7 million visitors came to the state last year, beating the previous record in 2012 of 91.5 million.

Gov. Rick Scott hailed the news at a press conference in Orlando.

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