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  • Broward poised to see 14 million tourists in 2014, officials say

    Buoyed by a record performance in 2013, Broward County is poised to welcome 14 million tourists this year, the region's tourism czar predicted Thursday. And for 2015, the goal is to reach 15 million. "We're on the brink of 14 million visitors in 2014,...
  • Brazil's Azul airlines planning U.S. launch in 2015; eyeing South Florida airports, WSJ reports

    Brazil's Azul airlines planning U.S. launch in 2015; eyeing South Florida airports, WSJ reports
    South Floridians could soon have a new option for flying to Brazil to visit loved ones, for vacation or to do business. Brazilian airline Azul has plans to expand to the U.S. in early 2015 and will begin flights to Fort Lauderdale or Miami, as well as...
  • Roads less traveled, more inviting

    Roads less traveled, more inviting
    How many roads must a travel columnist go down? More than enough to compile a list of favorite scenic highways from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic Ocean, from South Florida to the Georgia border. While the view often includes postcard-worthy...
  • Until the final hour, lawmakers scramble to pay for more pet projects

    Until the final hour, lawmakers scramble to pay for more pet projects
    TALLAHASSEE – In Florida budget politics, it pays to be a night owl. Long after House and Senate budget negotiators have cinched deals on the biggest brick-and-mortar components of their $75 billion spending plan for next fiscal year –...
  • Five questions

    Five questions
    A few years ago, Richard Larison was leading efforts for Johns Hopkins Medicine International to expand health care access at a local hospital in Panama City, Panama, when a thought popped into his head. "You know, there are still people in my own...
  • Flying to Panama gets easier with new Copa Airlines flights starting in July

    Copa Airlines doesn't have the name recognition of JetBlue or Southwest for South Florida travelers, but the Latin American carrier is aiming to change that with new service to Panama that launches July 11. Officials of the Panamanian carrier were at...
  • Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.

    Florida lands 10 of the top 25 beaches in the U.S.
    Why should Dr. Beach have all the fun? While his famous best beaches in the U.S. list for 2014 won't come out until Memorial Day weekend, the folks over at TripAdvisor have corralled their user reviews to come out with their second annual Travelers'...
  • Man dies after falling from 12th floor of Panama City Beach hotel

    Man dies after falling from 12th floor of Panama City Beach hotel
    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...
  • Upcoming high school spring break baseball tournaments

    Upcoming high school spring break baseball tournaments
    Upcoming high school spring break tournaments include: Central Florida Spring Break Slam March 24-27 At Dr. Phillips, West Orange and Apopka Stuart Martin County vs. Wekiva, 10 a.m., at Dr. Phillips; Jacksonville Bolles vs. Panama City Beach Arnold,...
  • Review: 'The Sixth Extinction' by Elizabeth Kolbert

    Review: 'The Sixth Extinction' by Elizabeth Kolbert
    Much as we like to think our legacy will be the sum of our great works of art and science, humans might go down in geologic history as the force behind a tiny, extraordinary line of dirt. Even a casual observer of the fossil record looking back 100...
  • Panama Canal expansion won't have much impact on Baltimore's port [Letter]

    Panama Canal expansion won't have much impact on Baltimore's port [Letter]
    I don't know where commentator Gene E. Bigler got the idea that Panama is handling eight million containers "mostly to U.S. consumers this year" ("Panama Canal expansion critical to the U.S.," March 18). The canal expansion project will have only a...