Weymouth Pavilion is to close at the end of May along with the town's tourist information centre, putting around 20 jobs at risk.
The borough council voted unanimously to shut the theatre at a meeting last night as part of cost-saving measures.
The authority is inviting community groups to take over the building in an effort to secure its future.
It's feared a hike in car park prices at one of the South's busiest seaside resorts has resulted in a drop in tourists. A report is expected to reveal the money made from pay and display machines in Brighton is down by around £700,000.
Today motorists said the charges have been putting them off visiting the city. Charlotte Wilkins reports.
Tourism bosses say the Olympic games could be worth more than £300 million pounds to the local Kent economy. Iain McBride investigates the attraction of the "gateway to the games".
The tourism industry in Kent is set to receive a big boost from the Olympic games.
Sandra Matthews-March from Visit Kent, which represents 80% of tourist businesses in the county spoke to Iain McBride about the games' legacy.
The terrible weather over the May bank holiday weekend cost businesses in Bournemouth an estimated £2 million. Tens of thousands of visitors cancelled or cut short their stays, and half the resort's 16, 000 hotel rooms were empty on Sunday night.
From Southend Airport in Essex, easyJet is adding services to Geneva and Venice.
The overall route expansion has added more than 230,000 seats to easyJet's winter 2012 schedule, which now extends to 280 routes.
People keen to delve beneath the streets of Brighton can once again book tours of its world famous Victorian sewers.
The guided trips through the labyrinth of tunnels have been running for more than 50 years with celebrity visitors such as Paul O’Grady and Suggs from Madness.
Stuart Slark, Southern Water tour guide, said: “The tours are extremely popular and people never cease to be amazed by what they see."
Hotels across the South are offering special discounts to encourage holidaymakers to stay at home. This comes as Bournemouth is voted the best beach in the South. A TV campaign is being launched today.