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  • Disney-inspired PANDORA Jewelry coming to parks

    Disney-inspired PANDORA Jewelry coming to parks
    Long before the Avatar-inspired land of Pandora comes to Disney's Animal Kingdom, a jewelry brand of the same name will find its way into Walt Disney World parks. 
  • 'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years

     'It's a Small World' after all; iconic ride celebrates 50 years
    When her phone rang that day in 1963, Alice Davis was working as a seamstress, stitching bras and girdles in the downtown Los Angeles garment district. Walt Disney, the caller said, wanted to see her. When she arrived at Disney's office, the theme...

    Florida's thriving tourism adds more jobs in 2013, report says

    Tourism was a big job creator in Florida in 2013, according to a report released Monday from Florida TaxWatch. Nearly 76,000 jobs were generated in the state because of investment in the tourism sector, the report from the nonprofit, nonpartisan...

    Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005

    Orlando hotel occupancy highest since June 2005
    Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's. But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...

    How to get fluent fast

    How to get fluent fast
    "Fluent Forever: How to Learn Any Language Fast and Never Forget It" Harmony, $16 Learning a language is like fencing, writes Gabriel Wyner. "Stabbing friends with pointy metal objects resembles language learning more than you might think," he...