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  • Here's what millennials want when they travel

    Here's what millennials want when they travel
    Choice Hotels, which includes Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites and Quality hotels (among others), recently surveyed millennials about their travel preferences and plans and came away with some interesting findings. For example: •Forced to choose, a...
  • Convention center gets $187M facelift

    Convention center gets $187M facelift
    In the cavernous halls of the Orange County Convention Center, hard-hatted demolition crews are making a theme-park-sized mess. They're ripping out lights as big as paint cans, smashing decorative facades and piling broken ceiling tiles along the...
  • OVA's 18 Asics fall in round 3 of AAU nationals, 12s, 13s reach quarterfinals

    OVA's 18 Asics fall in round 3 of AAU nationals, 12s, 13s reach quarterfinals
    After going 0-2 on the third day of the AAU girls volleyball junior nationals Thursday, Orlando Volleyball Academy's 18 Asics team (5-3) fell out of the running for the 18 Open national title. The 18 Asics potentially could play three matches today,...
  • Three letters speak to area women's influence on club volleyball scene: OVA

    Three letters speak to area women's influence on club volleyball scene: OVA
    Their success hangs from the ceiling of the gym, a blue banner with the names of college signees printed for all to see. “Our goal is to get kids scholarships; that’s why they play,” said Yvonne Devlin, co-founder of Orlando Volleyball...
  • If you go: AAU girls volleyball nationals

    If you go: AAU girls volleyball nationals
    When: June 17-24 Where: Orange County Convention Center (9990 International Dr., Orlando) and Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Age groups: Ranging from 10 and under to 18 Admission: Adults — $16.50 per day/$52 for tournament. Children 3-11...
  • Another green building milestone for Central Florida

    Another green building milestone for Central Florida
    Wyndham Vacation Ownership will be showing off its LEED Gold certified interior at its headquarters on Wednesday.  The certification makes the building the largest LEED Commercial Interiors Gold level certified project in Florida. Other green building...
  • Scratch UCF off list of potential hosts for 2016 football finals

    Scratch UCF off list of potential hosts for 2016 football finals
    UCF hosted high-school teams on its practice fields for the Knights Shootout 7on7 passing tournament last weekend, but forget any thoughts of the actual football state championship games going to UCF. The school has expressed zero interest in hosting...
  • Answering readers' questions about the Uber car service

    Answering readers' questions about the Uber car service
    Lots of readers asked questions about Uber’s arrival in Orlando on June 4, so I posed many of them to Uber spokeswoman Natalia Montalvo. Her emailed answers are below, edited for brevity and clarity. San Francisco-based Uber features a mobile...
  • Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again

     Maglev man Morris makes the rounds again
    It sure sounds wonderful:  A privately funded magnetic train floating silently along from the Orange County Convention Center to Orlando International Airport. The problem is, magnetic levitation trains are not serving the public in the U.S. anywhere...
  • Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide

    Countdown over: Aquatica debuts extreme-drop slide
    Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, took the idea of an extreme-drop slide and gave it a twist. Make that several twists. Ihu's Breakaway Falls, which opens to the public Friday, begins with a dramatic launch but instead of riders taking a straight-line...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...