| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:25 AM
"What color is a giraffe's tongue?" asked Eric, our guide. "I'd guess purple," said Aidan, our 13-year-old grandson. "I know it's definitely not pink," said grandson Julian, 10, his eyes riveted on the giraffe eating leaves near our safari vehicle. "It'...
| Mar 23, 2014
Everyone knows that there's plenty of history in St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city.
But there are enough other charms — from an amphitheater to haunted tours and a uniquely Florida zoo — to fill a list from A to Z.
| May 3, 2014
| 12:38 AM
Soccer fans coming to Rio de Janeiro for the World Cup can still find some reasonably-priced accommodations, as long as a love motel, slum or campsite is where they're looking.
The countdown to the month-long soccer tournament starting on June 12 has...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Plans for a new 205-room Hyatt Place hotel were filed with the Orlando city planning office, for the corner of South Street and Garland Avenue, next to the Ballroom at Church Street.
The owner of the project is Boston-based Tremont Realty Capital, and...
| Apr 13, 2014
The discovery of the Heartbleed bug, an online security flaw that's alarmingly widespread, was just the latest reminder of how vulnerable Internet users are to the mistakes made by others. In this case, a programming error in a supposedly secure...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:23 AM
A valet at a luxury hotel in India crashed a $500,000 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder only seconds after getting in the car, according to The Times of India.
The incident, all caught on camera, happened July 3 at the five-star Le Meridian hotel. The valet...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:20 AM
The Union Street Guest House has been flooded with negative Yelp reviews after people online began to take notice of the New York hotel's policy of threatening guests with a $500 fine if they leave bad reviews, according to CNN.
Up until Monday the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 9:19 AM
A 62-year-old Texas man who was chaperoning his 18-year-old daughter on Spring Break died Wednesday after falling from a 12th floor balcony at a Panama City Beach hotel.
Thomas H. Saunders, 62, of Southlake, Texas, was chaperoning his daughter and a...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:17 PM
The 500-room Seminole Hard Rock Hotel runs at 98 percent capacity. On Fridays and Saturdays, more than 40,000 people shuffle through the Hollywood casino complex.
So the Seminoles are making some upgrades and renovations, CEO of Seminole Gaming Jim...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:55 AM
RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash.
Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels, and with some prices rising more as the opening...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: A client who was traveling for the holidays stayed at a luxury hotel in Miami. She used the hotel's VIP butler services. As she prepared to leave, the butler packed the trunk. She locked it in the presence of several other persons and did not...