| Dec 11, 2013
In Michael Yormark's vision for his corner of Broward County, a night on the town would include a big-name concert and a bite to eat or a nightcap with a little gambling. A hotel would be handy for tourists.
Not unlike what's available at the Seminole...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 3:49 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything here is free. Find free events, museums, attractions, music, art exhibits, and galleries to see absolutely free.
HOLIDAY SPOTLIGHT FREEBIE!
This week’s Spotlight Freebie is Tuba Christmas this...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Magical Dining Month is back with more than 60 restaurants offering three-course dinners for $33 per person. For Central Florida foodies, it's a great time to try many of the top-notch local restaurants without busting the budget.
New for 2013: The...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Universal Orlando is likely to add thousands more hotel rooms in coming years as Central Florida's No. 2 theme-park resort continues an aggressive expansion, a top executive said Wednesday.
"We've done a study that says we could have 10,000 or 15,000...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Located in Orlando is the 2,300-acre, AAA Four Diamond-rated Reunion Resort. And this fall, you can enjoy a weeklong family vacation or a quick weekend getaway with rates beginning at just $159 per night.
The resort is conveniently located a mere six...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:16 PM
The final Duck March at the Peabody Orlando Hotel on International Drive will take place today at 5 p.m., according to a news release.
Guests are invited to the final march before the hotel changes ownership to Hyatt Hotels on Oct. 1.
When the hotel...
| Nov 5, 2013
After Linda Grimes accidentally cracked the windshield on her uninsured Enterprise rental car, she imagined a worst-case scenario unfolding, including months of back-and-forth between her and the company's legendary claims department.
She says that the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:38 AM
For most the hotel bar is no more a destination than the hotel itself. It's a place to kill time. When I hear that George Thorogood song "I Drink Alone," I picture him sitting at a generic hotel bar: Low lights, cheap drinks and a gruff but friendly...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Even though Igor Pavlovic and his wife consider themselves experienced consumers, they say that nothing could have prepared them for the sophisticated and aggressive sales pitch for a Wyndham time share that they recently endured in San Antonio, Texas....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Visit Orlando and other marketing agencies financed by local hotel taxes are coming to the defense of Florida counties in their war with online-travel companies.
The Florida Supreme Court, which is preparing to rule in the long-running tax battle, on...
| Oct 15, 2013
You can still find four-star hotel accommodations for less than $100 a night in many big U.S. cities. Opaque buying helps cut costs; fees add to costs. That's the overall take-away from a recent report from Hotwire, the big online travel agency (OTA)...