|"Older' people a powerhouse|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
News stories are often filled with numbers. There’s an old saying that numbers don’t lie. The fact is that they can — but let’s call it “fudging” for argument’s sake. The AARP has released some strong new numbers, meant to underscore the importance of the senior sector in the financial hierarchy of Florida. And we have no reason to doubt its set of numbers.
The AARP tells us that when Florida reaches a milestone 100 million visitors a year (which Gov. Rick Scott says will likely be this year), that level of tourism will generate 122,000 jobs in the Sunshine State.
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