| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:57 AM
Universal Orlando has rolled out a new deal that gives parkgoers three days for the price of two that's good until next summer.
The deal is aimed toward visitors to the park who will take advantage of three visits in one vacation, with all three tickets...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:56 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:14 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Llega la temporada del miedo, cuando se materializan fantasmas, zombis y monstruos que ponen a prueba el nivel de resistencia de los humanos a las provocaciones del más allá.
La Florida Central celebra Halloween o la Noche de brujas dando entrada a todo...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:47 PM
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....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights has wowed the folks at Travel Channel.
TravelChannel.com put the Orlando stop on its list of 10 best Halloween attractions for 2014.
The choices were not ranked, but listed alphabetically by state. Still,...
| Oct 3, 2014
AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190.
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| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Ever wonder why there’s so much Florida humor on “Saturday Night Live”?
“SNL” writer and consultant Paula Pell attributes that trend to writers from Florida and to the Sunshine State itself.
“It’s just one...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 10:43 AM
Orange County's tourist development tax collections in July jumped 6 percent over the previous year, to $16.2 million, Orange County Comptroller Martha Haynie reported last week.
However, Rich Maladecki, president and chief executive officer of the...
| Sep 25, 2014
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...