Moody's Sees Dark Days in Sunshine State as Flagging Tourism Takes Toll

DeSue, Tedra
February 2002
Bond Buyer;2/15/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31326, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on the effect of recession and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the tourism in Florida. Other states in the focus of the credit research report by Moody's Investors Services; Significance of Florida in the tourism; Support to the convention center's debt given by the tourist development tax; Effect of the completion of convention centers on the economic stimulus; Outlook for the state's Aa2 general obligation bond ratings.


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