| Oct 5, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Tour operator Virgin Holidays last week said it will continue its relationship with SeaWorld and other marine parks as long as they do not use whales and dolphins captured after Feb. 14 of this year.
Virgin Group founder Richard Branson started a...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:44 AM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
PHANTASMAGORIA props, costumes, puppets and more give an inside look into the "Phantasmagoria" theatrical production. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Monday-Oct. 10 (reception 4-5 p....
| Sep 29, 2014
| 12:03 PM
A federal judge has transferred a California autism discrimination lawsuit against the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts to Orlando, after Disney argued for the transfer.
The suit alleges that Disney’s Disability Access Service, which began in 2013,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Legal troubles mushroomed this week for Orlando businessman Nik Patel, who had gained prominence during the past two years renovating Central Florida hotels.
Patel, 30, was arrested Tuesday on federal allegations of fraudulently selling $150 million in...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:14 AM
A group that markets luxury hotels' meeting space has added Universal Orlando's future Sapphire Falls Resort to its portfolio.
Associated Luxury Hotels International represents hotels with four and five diamond ratings from AAA. It markets properties to...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 11:19 AM
In the past, many families with special-needs children may have skipped vacations to theme parks, hotels and adventure spots because they didn’t feel comfortable with the facilities and services. But today, there are many more options. Thanks to the...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The best way to toast the end of a long, hot summer is with a special family trip during the Labor Day weekend. It’s the perfect time to get serious about back-to-school mode, remember good times past and plan for all the good times yet to come....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:07 AM
When the Four Seasons Orlando opens to guests Aug. 3, visitors to Walt Disney World Resort will have a new option when it comes to luxury accommodations.
But as with resorts like Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort or Disney's Grand Floridian...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
LGBT tourism is on the upswing in Broward County and officials want to keep it that way.
To help continue expansion in that market, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is exploring potential growth avenues to attract more lesbian,...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Orlando-based Clean the World Management Inc. has become the state’s first “benefit corporation,” a hybrid between a non-profit and for-profit company
Benefit corporations, or ‘B’ corporations, are a recent development in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Highball & Harvest restaurant is opening at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes Orlando in early September. The new casual dining concept will feature interactive dining and handcrafted cocktails. The menu will feature seasonal Southern low country fare and...