Staffing shortages impact Florida spring breakers
Millions of tourists travel to Florida for spring break, but can beach towns keep up? The Florida Hotel & Lodging Association is seeing 50% staffing levels during the busiest time of the year.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Florida is expecting millions of tourists for spring break over the next month, but staffing shortages persist for many tourist destinations, according to federal data.
In Daytona Beach, spring break crowds are finding restaurants and hotels are operating at 50% staffing levels.
"I'd like to have double the people we have now. Typically, this time of year we're sitting at 150 people. This year we have 75," said Rob Burnetti, owner of The Shores Resort & Spa.