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  • Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees

    Chef Emeril Lagasse, hotelier Richard Kessler among 2014 Dick Pope Legacy Award honorees
    Orlando Chapter of the National Association for Catering and Event's Grand Tour Gala Charity Fundraiser will honor Emeril Lagasse, host of the Food Network's Emeril’s Florida; Steve Hogan, CEO of Florida Citrus Sports; Adrian Jones, General...
  • Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals

    Lacking sufficient lodging, L.A. tourism growth lags rivals
    In the battle for tourists, Los Angeles is losing ground to rivals Orlando, Fla., New York, and Chicago. L.A. County has broken its own record for annual visitors three years in a row — thanks to a rebounding economy, sunny California weather...
  • Hong Kong Disneyland set to debut first Iron Man ride

    Hong Kong Disneyland set to debut first Iron Man ride
    Don't get your hopes up, Marvel fans. The new Iron Man ride coming to Hong Kong Disneyland in 2016 won't be easily replicated at other Disney theme parks around the world. PHOTOS: Iron Man Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland The $100-million Iron Man...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip

    Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip
    RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility? It's easy to...
  • Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens

    Under Armour's Brand House in SoHo opens
    Under Armourwill open its newest Brand House store -- its largest yet -- today in New York's SoHo district in a building once owned by John Jacob Astor. The Baltimore-based sports apparel maker hopes to attract international tourists and other...
  • National Park Service seeks to ease tensions with Point Reyes farmers

    National Park Service seeks to ease tensions with Point Reyes farmers
    Point Reyes National Seashore is unusual among U.S. parks. Its shimmering coastline and velvety hillsides make for a majestic Marin County landscape — and its two dozen commercial dairy farms and ranches make for one of the nastiest disagreements in...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan

    Mexico: Disney cruises to return to Baja; Carnival to revisit Mazatlan
    Suddenly Mexico has returned as a hot cruise destination. Disney Cruise Line comes back to the West Coast for Baja cruises from San Diego in fall 2015. Also, Carnival Cruise Lines resumes its seven-day itineraries to Mazatlan starting in October. Disney...
  • Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle

    Manaus is Brazil's jewel of the Amazon jungle
    It's that special time in the late afternoon when the light turns golden and life seems to move at the pace of a bygone era in the square that anchors this Amazon city's opera house. Children clamor to catch soap bubbles sent aloft by a vendor,...
  • Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation

    Cruise lines offer up an education with your vacation
    The days when people went on a cruise vacation and returned home satisfied with just a tan have long been gone. Now passengers want more: to learn and accomplish something during their cruise – perhaps learning about local wines or how to...
  • Regal Princess makes debut for Princess Cruises

    Regal Princess makes debut for Princess Cruises
    And now we wait. Princess Cruises debuted its newest ship, the Regal Princess, last week with its first sailing out of Venice to begin a summer of cruising in the Mediterranean. "We’re absolutely delighted to welcome another addition to the...