| 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The fourth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" doesn't debut until October, but that hasn't stopped brands from rallying around the zombie series in order to court 18-35-year-old men.
â Hyundai has launched "The Walking Dead Chop Shop" app that...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
"Star Wars" fans have their annual "Star Wars Celebration," now fans of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" books are getting their own annual fanfest.
Warner Bros. and Universal Orlando Resort will host the first "Celebration of Harry Potter" at Universal...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Look for additions small and large at Orlando's theme parks in 2014. Although the attractions, for the most part, haven't set exact dates yet, here are some that are worth watching.
•Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley, Universal...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Emeril’s Tchoup Chop, an upscale Asian-Polynesian eatery at the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando, is undergoing a transformation that includes a new chef de cuisine, general manager, updated menus and revamped interior.
Chef Ryan Vargas...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 12:51 PM
For the Urban League of Broward County, the road to hosting the annual gathering of one of the nation's oldest civil rights organizations will involve raising lots of money, recruiting hundreds of volunteers and strategic planning to welcome thousands....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:15 AM
By now, everybody knows what to expect from your standard-issue ho-hum water park: body and tube slide complexes with funnels and bowls, deluge-inducing water play towers for the little ones, undulating wave pools and relaxing lazy rivers.
| Nov 14, 2012
| 10:18 PM
If you’re in college and hoping to get a job in the themed-attractions industry, this week’s IAAPA Expo had to be a heartening sight, based on the event’s size and attendance.
The annual trade show, hosted by the International...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Cleaning out my notebook of various Universal Orlando facts culled from media previews and observations this week.
+ I think the visual that will to stick with me from Thursday's grand opening of Transformers: The Ride -- 3D is the Black Diamond Jet...