Jacksonville is a safe city for tourists. To make the city even safer, the mayor of Jacksonville has recently started a program called “Operation Safe Streets." A quick perusal of the crime statistics of Jacksonville might help you get a better sense of how safe the area of your hotel is.

Jacksonville is a hub for medical tourism and has recently branded itself as "America's Health Center" due to it large number of top-rated medical facilities such as the prestiguous Mayo Clinic and University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute as well as excellent medical care through the Baptist Health System and physical rehabiliation through Brooks Rehabilitation.  The city is also home to several biotechnology and medical businesses including PSS World Medical, Vistakon and Medtronic.