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Tourism and Leisure

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  • New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history

    New chair at Visit Florida has killer whale history
    The new chairman at Visit Florida is no stranger to one of the state’s thorniest tourism controversies: killer whale captivity. Andrew Hertz, president and general manager of the Miami Seaquarium, will take over as chair of the state’s...
  • New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway

    New Mexico: 50 must-eat stops on new Breakfast Burrito Byway
    For anyone craving something more than a wellness vacation this year, think about a road trip to New Mexico on the freshly concocted Breakfast Burrito Byway. The itinerary includes 50 restaurants unveiled Monday by the state's tourism agency, which...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • Spending: cruise to an exotic destination

    Want to snorkel with sea lions in the Galápagos? Photograph penguins in Antarctica? Fish for piranhas along the Amazon? You don't need to strap on a hiking pack and hire a local guide to penetrate these remote regions. In fact, getting to some of the...
  • Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton

    Touring is favorite for The Voice star Dia Frampton
    The Voice Tour is coming to the Au-Rene Theater at the Broward Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale on Thursday, June 26.   Season 6 stars Josh Kaufman, Jake Worthington, Christina Grimmie, Kristen Merlin and Jake Barker will join Season 5’s...
  • The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.

    The West of old, new and myth meet in Durango, Colo.
    Without railroads and mines, what would the American West be? Less populous, less prosperous, less polluted. And the town of Durango might not be anything at all. Durango, sporty and historic, stands 6,520 feet above sea level among the San Juan...
  • Gatorama trip recalls old Florida

    Gatorama trip recalls old Florida
    A few years ago, I pledged to finally make my first visit to Gatorland, the iconic old-school tourist attraction in Orlando. No, it hasn't happened yet. As a native Floridian, it pains me to admit that I've never stopped at Gatorland, home to the...
  • Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun

    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week has begun
    Harford County's fifth annual Restaurant Week started Monday and will run through June 14, offering all kinds of valuable dining experiences around the county at a fraction of the normal cost. During Restaurant Week participating eateries are offering...
  • City offers new arts grant program

    City offers new arts grant program
    Hoping to persuade some of the city’s more established arts institutions to create large scale cultural experiences that will engage residents and eventually attract tourists, the city of Chicago today announced a new grant program. Unlike the...
  • Recall Alert: 2010-2012 Hyundai Elantra Touring

     
    Vehicles Affected: Approximately 35,000 model-year 2010-12 Hyundai Elantra Touring wagons manufactured between Dec. 15, 2009, and May 7, 2012. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, a support bracket attached to the headliner could become displaced during...
  • Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists

    Chicago wants to light up 'iconic metropolis' for tourists
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest idea to boost Chicago’s tourism numbers involves finding a company to light up city bridges, buildings, CTA platforms and other locations to hopefully “transform the world’s opinion of Chicago” and...