| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Chef Geoffrey Gable is the new chef de cuisine and Amine Kais is the new general manager at deep blu seafood grille at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek.
Gable will be responsible for creating and executing the restaurant’s culinary...
| 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:...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Universal Orlando will add a fifth resort hotel on its property, the company confirmed Tuesday in an announcement with Loews Corp.
The 1,000-room hotel, to be operated by Loews, will be called Sapphire Falls and will open in the summer of 2016. It...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Cuando se inaugure en el verano de 2016, los huéspedes que visiten el hotel Loews Sapphire Falls Resort en Universal Orlando ingresarán a un colorido escondite caribeño construido alrededor de una laguna tropical y una gran cascada.
El nuevo hotel,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.
BREVARD ZOO: with hands-on area, railroad and "Paws On" kid's area: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; 8225 N. Wickham Road, just east of Interstate 95 (Exit 191 off Interstate 95),...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Her body bobbing in the clear-blue pool water, Hannah Walsh looked like any other young swimmer as she dived for plastic gold coins at the Sheraton Vistana Villages.
Well, except for one detail. The 6-year-old tourist was wearing a shimmery, orange...
| Sep 7, 2014
When I first visited Deep blu Seafood Grille in Orlando in 2012, the chef de cuisine was Cory York, who moved on to open CoV Wayzata in Minnesota.
Six months after opening in 2011, the food had impressive potential but the restaurant at the Wyndham...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The girl met the trio at an Orlando hotel.
She was 16 at the time, a wanted runaway.
On that Nov. 8, the visitors from California offered her an opportunity at a new life.
But in exchange, she would have to join their team as a full-time prostitute....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A former Holiday Inn at University of Central Florida has reopened as the DoubleTree by Hilton Orlando East UCF.
Alena Hospitality Management acquired the property last year. The company invests in, develops and manages hotel properties. Alena announced...