| Nov 16, 2014
| 6:00 PM
While J.C. Penney prepares to open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and Kohl's and Macy's plan to open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving for the Black Friday rush, small retailers are making plans of their own.
During the 2013 holiday season, 45 million people...
| Nov 17, 2014
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions kicks off its annual conference and expo in Orlando on Monday.
About 1,000 exhibitors from approximately 40 countries will showcase their products and services for 17,000 attraction...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:07 PM
For a 10-month-old orangutan, Kecil is a pretty well-traveled guy.
He was napping at Brookfield Zoo early Wednesday afternoon after a busy morning of media appearances during which Kecil ("Kuh-CHEEL") stuck to a strict no-comment policy.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 6:23 AM
Legoland Florida and Busch Gardens theme parks have won 2014 Brass Rings Awards, presented during the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions gathering at the Orange County Convention Center.
Legoland, which opened in Winter Haven...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:00 PM
La época más linda del año, ya llegó. ¡Estamos en Navidad! Y con ella los miles o tal vez un par de millones de visitantes preparan sus maletas para pasar esta temporada en nuestra ciudad, a donde vienen atraídos por el colorido, la magia de las...
| Dec 1, 2014
SeaWorld Orlando will host high school journalism students next week to teach them about its work and have them promote it.
The park's first High School Journalism Day will be held Dec. 10. The event is similar to one that Busch Gardens, which...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Not only is the number of attractions along International Drive increasing, but the attractions are sprouting up — literally.
Thrill-seekers can take to the sky, be it 400, 420 or nearly 500 feet high, in Orlando with any of three new rides...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Busch Gardens and its roller coasters will be featured on Thursday in a new TV show premiering on the Great American Country (GAC) cable network.
The show is called "All-American Amusement Parks," and the episode is focused on "extreme coasters." Busch...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 9:40 AM
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is getting the largest makeover in its history.
A $125 million redesign project that will transform each of its 2,267 rooms has begun.
"As we celebrate the hotel's 25th anniversary, it is appropriate that...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Halloween falls on a Friday this year, and there’s no Halloween like a Friday Halloween.
But for some folks, Halloween isn’t one night – it’s a full season.
Here’s a look at some of the places you can visit in Hampton...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 4:16 AM
Busch Gardens is offering several coupons for discounts on Howl-O-Scream tickets.
Visitors can find coupons for $5 off admission ($10 off if tickets are purchased online) at Wendy's locations and through Papa John's.
Regular admissions costs $72. ...