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  • Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees

    Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees
    Orlando Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Event's Grand Tour Gala Charity Fundraiser will honor Emeril Lagasse, host of the Food Network's Emeril’s Florida; Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General...
  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown

     Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown
    Chen Si, 35, and her husband visited Los Angeles from Shanghai for the first time in December, excited about local attractions like Disneyland and Hollywood. They were less enthused about the idea of American food. They booked a room in San Gabriel,...
  • Profit Doubles at Hong Kong Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Theme park, Hong Kong Disneyland achieved a doubling of its net profits last year and unveiled plans to open a third hotel. For the financial year to end-Sept 2013 the eight year old park saw profits climb to HK$242 million (US$31.2 million),...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday

    Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend begins Thursday
    Runners from around the world will be migrating to Central Florida and donning tiaras this week for the 2014 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend at Walt Disney World. The runDisney series event begins Thursday with the Disney Fit for a Princess Expo...
  • Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris

    Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris
    Walt Disney Co. has released new details and promotional materials for the "Ratatouille" inspired area at Disneyland Paris Resort.  The new area -- which will be located in Walt Disney Studios Park's Toon Studio at Disneyland Paris -- is inspired by the...
  • Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports later turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a...
  • Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a 6-3...
  • Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments

    Nausea, dizziness, fainting are most common theme park ailments
    Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness. People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
  • Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week

    Air travelers may soon see holiday-like congestion every week
    If demand for air travel continues rising at its current pace, many of the nation’s biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is...