Summer Tourism Crystal Coast http://publicradioeast.org en Crystal Coast Expects a Strong Summer Tourism Season http://publicradioeast.org/post/crystal-coast-expects-strong-summer-tourism-season <P>With the economy improving and lower gas prices, the Crystal Coast should have a strong summer season. Tourism at the beach has been on the upswing for a while, despite the recession, a trend indicated by a 12% increase over last year in advanced reservations for cottages and condos.<BR>Generating 220 million dollars annually, tourism is the largest industry on the Crystal Coast and its success carries a trickledown effect that benefits other local industries. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:09:35 +0000 Kelly Batchelor 16171 at http://publicradioeast.org