Welcome to the New Smyrna Beach Area! Known for small-town charm with big- city flavors that focus on local freshness and sustainability, on Florida’s Central Atlantic Coast. Our natural attractions are the 17 miles of white sandy beaches and North America’s most diverse estuary, the Indian River Lagoon, which is home to more than 4,000 species of birds, dolphins, manatees, turtles and more. Go beyond these natural attractions to find a nationally recognized arts scene, beloved area hotels, and historical ruins that will take you back in time to Old Florida days.
Whether you’re interested in relaxing on the beach or discovering a new passion, the New Smyrna Beach Area is the perfect combination of laid-back luxury. We cannot wait for you to experience the New Smyrna Beach Area for yourself!
Get ready to learn local area knowledge about the importance of tourism in our community that will help you enjoy the New Smyrna Beach Area that we get to call home!
You can expect to learn the ‘“must-knows” of this laid-back town, including:
When finished with this course, you will have first-hand knowledge about why tourism plays such an important role in our communities by:
This course is made up of 4 comprehensive lessons with 5-7 questions per lesson. The lessons are listed below:
The New Smyrna Beach Area Visitors Bureau (NSBAVB) identifies and highlights what makes the area special and different from all other sun and beach destinations. The sales, marketing, and media relations team of the NSBAVB works to deliver meaningful messaging to the public to inspire them to choose this area and Volusia County as a whole, as their travel destination.
Are you wondering how tourism benefits the residents of the New Smyrna Beach Area? Not only does tourism drive visitation to our slice of paradise but it also provides economic, employment, and infrastructure benefits in the five communities the NSBAVB oversees.
Sustainable tourism, one that establishes a suitable balance between the environmental, economic, and socio-cultural aspects of tourism development, plays an important role in conserving biodiversity. It attempts to minimize its impact on the environment and local culture so that it will be available for future generations while contributing to generating income, employment, and the conservation of local ecosystems.