| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:55 AM
Orlando's theme parks and other developers are making big investments in revamping or building entertainment complexes where tourists dine, shop, dance and see shows at night.
Downtown Disney is undergoing a huge makeover, doubling its number of dining,...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Diagon Alley opens Tuesday (today) as the latest feature in the Universal Orlando kingdom in Florida. For those who can't wait, Hilton Orlando offers a room and three-day park-to-park tickets that allow you to enter an hour earlier than everyone else...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Summer Travel Tips for Seniors and Families
Summer has arrived. Spring cleaning is over, and kids are on vacation. Some families are either preparing to take trips out of the area, or relatives are coming to Orlando for an extended summer vacation....
| Jun 18, 2014
| 3:55 AM
Jimmy Fallon played up the theme-park humor Tuesday in his second "Tonight Show" at Universal Orlando Resort. It was a great commercial for the Central Florida attraction, and Fallon will keep the plugs coming as he plays there through Thursday.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Isadore Sharp, chairman of the Four Seasons Hotel chain, was in Orlando this week for the start of employee training at the company’s 94th property – the Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World.
At 83, Sharp is still actively...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 12:22 PM
June 13 and 14 Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek will host its fourth Cupcake Lovers celebration. The weekend, which is part of the resort's SummerBlast! promotion, will feature themed activities and events.
Here are highlights:
The BIG Cupcake Reveal...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:07 AM
Jimmy Fallon closed his visit to Orlando saying "it had been an unbelievably great week" and thanking "everyone in Florida for making us feel so welcome."
The studio audience for "The Tonight Show" greeted him with thunderous applause Thursday, when...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:30 PM
You can't keep a good zombie down.
AMC's "The Walking Dead" will return as mazes at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights event for a third consecutive year.
New mazes will be inspired by the show's...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
Meet the members of the Orlando Sentinel Culinary Hall of Fame. Our definition of a culinary professional is broad because the food and beverage industry requires a variety of skills and interests. In addition to chefs, the achievements are reflected in...