Economic Report: Hermine to Have Little Impact on Pensacola
In this week’s Economic Report on WUWF 88.1-FM, Dr. Rick Harper, associate vice president of research and economic opportunity at the University of West Florida, discusses the minimal impact that hurricane Hermine will have on Pensacola-area tourism.
“School typically starts the second week of August … And so the summer season is really over at that point, and actually the second half of August is fairly weak. And so if you had to pick a time for the disagreeable event of being hit by a hurricane in North Florida, you would certainly be glad that summer season is over. We’re into the shoulder season and those months are fairly weak.”
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