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  • Theme parks get creative to help visitors beat heat

    Theme parks get creative to help visitors beat heat
    When Walt Disney chose Orlando for his entertainment mecca, he picked a place with a strong road network, lots of available land — and weather that can be brutally hot and humid. So now each summer, throngs of tourists and die-hard residents visit...
  • Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Extends Contract By a Year

    Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts has extended his contract at the cable giant by a year, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. His new contract will expire on June 30, 2015 and continues the media executive's habit of...
  • Disney hiring 1,000 in Orlando

    Walt Disney World is hiring for 1,000 part-time and full-time jobs, it said Monday. Positions are available at all four Walt Disney World theme parks, two water parks, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Downtown Disney and more than 20 resort...
  • Universal hotel guests get a peek inside Diagon Alley

    Universal hotel guests get a peek inside Diagon Alley
    Universal Orlando allowed the first paying customers into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley on Monday afternoon. Hundreds of visitors who had purchased a Potter-oriented hotel package offered by the theme park were given early...
  • Brazilians now biggest group of overseas visitors to Orlando

    Brazilians now biggest group of overseas visitors to Orlando
    Fueled by a growing middle class, Brazil has made its way to the top of Orlando's overseas-visitor list, overtaking the United Kingdom for the first time. Almost 770,000 visitors from the South American powerhouse came to Central Florida in 2013,...
  • Harry Potter: Meredith Vieira hosts NBC special

    Harry Potter: Meredith Vieira hosts NBC special
    First Jimmy Fallon, then "Today" and now Meredith Vieira. NBC just can't help loving the Wizarding World of Harry Potter -- Diagon Alley. Vieira hosts a special, "Harry Potter: The Making of Diagon Alley," at 8 p.m. Monday on NBC (WESH-Channel 2...
  • 'Under the Dome' returns; 4th of July, Harry Potter specials

    'Under the Dome' returns; 4th of July, Harry Potter specials
    Before the Fourth of July, we get horror. Stephen King whips up chilling moments in writing the second-season premiere for "Under the Dome." Knives fly, kitchen appliances move, and waves of people collapse in the CBS drama, airing at 10 p.m. Monday....
  • Monday's TV highlights: 'American Revolutionary' on 'POV' and more

    Monday's TV highlights: 'American Revolutionary' on 'POV' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Under the Dome Stephen King wrote the...
  • Palm Springs, Orlando are good summer deals, but be ready to sweat

    Palm Springs, Orlando are good summer deals, but be ready to sweat
    Families looking for an inexpensive vacation would do well to look to Palm Springs and Orlando, Fla. TripAdvisor's vacation rental index released Thursday ranked both as places where families would find the most affordable summer stays. Palm Springs...
  • Florida's Fourth: Plenty of options to declare your independence

    Florida's Fourth: Plenty of options to declare your independence
    With July 4 landing very conveniently on a Friday this year, it is easy to declare your independence and put together a three-day getaway to celebrate our nation’s freedom –and our own. If the idea of a mini-vacation in Florida to take in...
  • Jimmy Fallon No. 1 with Orlando trip

    Jimmy Fallon No. 1 with Orlando trip
    Jimmy Fallon easily won the ratings race last week when he brought "The Tonight Show" to Universal Orlando Resort. Fallon averaged 3.7 million viewers for telecasts June 16-19 that helped promote Diagon Alley, the expansion of the Wizarding World of...