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  • 'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando

    'Steve Harvey' coming to Universal Orlando
    Steve Harvey is taking his Chicago-based daytime talk show on the road for the first time, and he is coming to Universal Orlando Resort next month. He will tape five shows Nov. 4-6 in front of a live audience at Universal's CityWalk Lagoon Stage....
  • Virgin Holidays will still work with SeaWorld

    Virgin Holidays will still work with SeaWorld
    Tour operator Virgin Holidays last week said it will continue its relationship with SeaWorld and other marine parks as long as they do not use whales and dolphins captured after Feb. 14 of this year. Virgin Group founder Richard Branson started a...
  • Tourist taxes up 11 percent in August

    Tourist taxes up 11 percent in August
    Tourist tax collections in Orange County increased nearly 11 percent in August, according to figures released Thursday. The county collected $14.8 million, Comptroller Martha Haynie said. It's been a strong year for the tourism industry. With only one...
  • Houses made to haunt you at Halloween Horror Nights

    Houses made to haunt you at Halloween Horror Nights
    Universal Orlando has again dreamed up an array of haunted houses to spook visitors to its Halloween Horror Nights event. The creators use our senses against us, from darkened corners to the roar of chainsaws, with a pinch of dirty diapers to add to the...
  • Busch Gardens removes some Halloween props in Isis aftermath

    Busch Gardens removes some Halloween props in Isis aftermath
    Busch Gardens has removed some Halloween props intended for its Howl-O-Scream event at the Tampa theme park. The action was taken in light of recent beheadings performed Isis in the Middle East. "Many of the scenes depicted at Busch Gardens' Howl-O-...
  • 'Human sacrifice' removed from Horror Nights scare zone

    'Human sacrifice' removed from Horror Nights scare zone
    Simulated human sacrifices have been removed from a scare zone at Universal's Halloween Horror Nights. Bayou of Blood, a Louisiana voodoo themed street experience for the event, originally was designed to include a hourly staged production featuring a...
  • NASCAR restaurant closing at Universal CityWalk

    NASCAR Sports Grille, a mainstay at Universal CityWalk since the entertainment complex opened in 1999, will close Nov. 1. The racing-themed restaurant, which serves American-style food such as burgers, ribs, sandwiches and pasta, will continue lunch and...
  • Luxury hotel group will market Sapphire Falls at Universal Orlando

    Luxury hotel group will market Sapphire Falls at Universal Orlando
    A group that markets luxury hotels' meeting space has added Universal Orlando's future Sapphire Falls Resort to its portfolio. Associated Luxury Hotels International represents hotels with four and five diamond ratings from AAA. It markets properties to...
  • Corporate giving

    •The SunTrust Foundation donated $25,000 to Goodwill Industries of Central Florida to fund a part-time English for Speakers of Other Languages instructor to serve the Goodwill Job Connection Centers in East Orlando, West Orlando and Kissimmee. &#...
  • Vacation spots for children with special needs

    Vacation spots for children with special needs
    In the past, many families with special-needs children may have skipped vacations to theme parks, hotels and adventure spots because they didn’t feel comfortable with the facilities and services. But today, there are many more options. Thanks to the...
  • Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time

    Taking the kids to Orlando for the first time
    Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel. But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...