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  • 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...
  • Pasta alert: Aug. 23 O'Town Mac Down will benefit Give Kids the World Village

    Pasta alert: Aug. 23 O'Town Mac Down will benefit Give Kids the World Village
    “O’Town Mac Down,” a new mac-and-cheese cook-off at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, Aug. 23, promises to be fun-filled family event for a wonderful cause: Give Kids The World Village where children with life-threatening...
  • Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.

    Browse, shop, enjoy. Repeat.
    Renew, refresh and restore your home by finding innovative new products, ideas, and practical advice from celebrity experts – all under one roof. From April 4 – 6 stop by the Orange County Convention Center to compare, shop, and save on...
  • SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices

    SeaWorld may wait until June to raise ticket prices
    Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando have already raised ticket prices this year, but SeaWorld Orlando might wait a couple of months before matching them. During a conference call last week to discuss SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s fourth-quarter...
  • Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier

    Callie Cosplay celebrates geek culture as Wonder Woman, Winter Soldier
    Like any good superhero, Leah Pennell has an alter ego, and her name is Callie Cosplay. Her lair’s in Kissimmee next to a cow pasture, and her super power is being able to transform from a normal-looking 22-year-old into some of the most...
  • Deal extends IAAPA expo in Orlando through 2025

    Deal extends IAAPA expo in Orlando through 2025
    The IAAPA Attractions Expo will be staged annually in Orlando through 2025, the trade group has announced.  An agreement with the Orange County Convention Center was extended by six years, meaning the organization will gather here for more than 15...
  • 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...
  • Marketing creates brand, engaging creates relationships

    Marketing creates brand, engaging creates relationships
    Who: Twee Vuong, director of sales and event services for the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, has most recently been focusing on helping to build the convention center's brand, including revamping its website. Why: Due to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...