| Jun 7, 2011
| 8:33 PM
If SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment's new foray onto the big screen and other new businesses like hotels and more boutique parks are a success, the company will certainly see an increase in attendance and profits.
And, perhaps, this important side effect...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 9:10 AM
"What is that thing the Holy Land is building?" That's one of the year's most-asked questions, trailing only "When is the Wizarding World of Harry Potter opening?"
Construction has been going on for a while, but once it started going vertical, it...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Orlando theme parks fared very well in this year's Theme Park Insider Awards, scoring victories in three of the four categories. For the second consecutive year, Universal's Islands of Adventure won best theme park, while Star Tours at Disney's...
| Nov 14, 2010
During the last 10 years, I have written about some of the vacations my husband, our three children and I have taken to Ireland, Italy, Paris, Germany, the Netherlands and London. The response has been mixed. Many found inspiration in our tales; others...
| Nov 14, 2010
Tackling the four theme parks at Walt Disney World requires a strategic plan designed with military precision and discipline. Routes must be mapped. Sites targeted. Missions coordinated. Resupply operations planned. The weak of heart and flat of foot need...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 7:19 PM
This week begins the fourth holiday season since the start of the recession — and the almost-as-ruthless recovery.
Foreclosures are still a mess. The federal deficit looms over the government's budget like a TSA agent, ready to pat down Social...
| Dec 6, 2010
Less is still more on the corporate holiday party circuit this year.
Filet mignon and sushi are out. Gussied-up macaroni and cheese and tomato soup are in.
A Sentinel story over the weekend reported that some of the lavish celebrations that used to be...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Universal Orlando is making announcements next week about features it will introduce during 2012. But we already know what it's not: the revealing of what will go where the Jaws ride operated at Universal Studios.
On its Facebook page, Universal posted...