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  • Hard Rock Hotel remodels rooms

    Hard Rock Hotel remodels rooms
    The Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando has given its rooms a different look. You can compare your height with famous musicians in new wall mirrors, while artwork features drumsticks and speakers. Beds have pillows that say "Be Nice." There are...
  • Tourism leaders question possible firing of TSA at Orlando International Airport

    Central Florida's tourism community is questioning whether Orlando International Airport should fire the federal officers who run the security checkpoints at the main terminal and replace them with private security guards. "All of the [federal] agents...
  • 'Celebrity Apprentice': How many watched?

    'Celebrity Apprentice': How many watched?
    UPDATED: Universal Orlando Resort was given a major showcase Monday on NBC's "The Celebrity Apprentice," but the program didn't burn up the ratings. The Donald Trump reality contest averaged 5 million viewers for the Orlando hour, according to ratings...
  • Stuck on rides: Why the Fire Department shows up

    Stuck on rides: Why the Fire Department shows up
    Escape from Gringotts lived up to its name recently when firefighters had to help stranded passengers out of the Harry Potter ride at Universal Orlando. So at what point does a theme park decide it needs to call in fire departments with safety ropes,...
  • Orlando hotels nab honors in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice awards

    Orlando hotels nab honors in TripAdvisor's 2015 Travelers' Choice awards
    Seventeen Central Florida hotels were named winners Wednesday in the 13th annual TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards. The highest honor in the bunch went to The Villas of Grand Cypress, which ranked no. 8 in the Top 25 Hotels Overall category this...
  • In a twist, Six Flags opts for dark rides over roller coasters

    In a twist, Six Flags opts for dark rides over roller coasters
    Renowned for its towering steel coasters, Six Flags will add two interactive dark rides in 2015 by a ride-maker that has long worked in the shadows of industry leaders Disney and Universal. Designed by Florida-based Sally Corp. in collaboration with a...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...
  • 4 years of Lazy Afternoons

    4 years of Lazy Afternoons
    There are those who go to dance clubs to stand still and be seen. But if you're there to dance, thank Daniel Venegas. Duringthe past four years, his Lazy Afternoon parties have offered a smart but sweaty alternative to the expensive, overblown...
  • Downtown Disney road improvements face delays

    The final phase of transportation improvements in the Downtown Disney area is now expected to be finished in mid-2017, rather than late 2016. There have been "some unanticipated delays in getting the conceptual designs hammered out" for Epcot Center...
  • 02/02: People on move

    02/02: People on move
    Boards of directors The Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association elected the following to its executive committee for 2015: Chairperson, Gerald Urquiola, Caribe Royale Resort & Convention Center; 1st Vice Chairperson, David Bartek, Loews Hotels at...
  • La varita mágica de Harry Potter en manos de sus fanáticos | FOTOS

    La varita mágica de Harry Potter en manos de sus fanáticos | FOTOS
    Fanáticos toman por segundo año consecutivo el parque Universal Studios Orlando, como parte de la "Celebración de Harry Potter". Desde el viernes y todo este fin de semana se celebra todo lo que envuelve la magia de Harry Potter, el mundo donde el...