| 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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:29 AM
A new publicly traded company, Xenia Hotels & Resorts, may be headquartered in Orlando.
The company was formerly known as Inland American Lodging, which owns the Grand Bohemian Hotel in downtown Orlando. It’s parent company, Inland American Real...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Looking for other ways to simultaneously appreciate wine and art? Here are a few more picturesque night-life options.
Grand Bohemian Hotel, 325 S. Orange Ave., Orlando
Downtown Orlando's most posh hotel bar isn't technically a...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Documents filed last week with Orange County indicate that construction could be imminent on a fifth Universal Orlando hotel.
A "notice of commencement" was filed with the Orange County comptroller's office for excavation work in the same area where,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Orlando officials have approved plans for a massive hotel and shopping complex that, if built, would become the most prominent development on the north end of International Drive.
The project, expected to cost between $300 million and $400 million,...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:14 AM
Orlando's hotel industry has been having a strong year as evidenced by solid occupancy rates and average daily room rates that are generally higher than last year's.
But Visit Orlando, the region's chief tourism-marketing agency, points out that June'...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:30 AM
High-end luxury meets the Florida theme park crowd at a new Four Seasons Resort Orlando that recently opened within the Walt Disney World Resort. The hotel on five acres is set on a lake and has 443 rooms that include 68 suites, one with nine bedrooms....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:18 AM
I had the chance to ask Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer about the three new hotels being built or planned in the downtown Orlando area.
This boomlet is significant for downtown, especially if you include a fourth project, the new Aloft Downtown Orlando that...
| Jun 18, 2014
Muggles: Have you booked your tickets for Florida yet? In its second phase, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the […]...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Horror franchise "Halloween" is being added to the lineup of Universal Studios' "Halloween Horror Nights" with a maze at the company's Orlando theme park.
The attraction is timed with the release of all of the series' 10 films as a box set on Blu-ray...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Jesse Martinez came to the Alfond Inn in a rather unique way: through the Air Force.
It took him a while to get from the Air Force to the inn at 300 E. New England Ave., where on Monday, Aug. 18 – the same day that the Alfond celebrated its one-...