| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:44 AM
It already feels as if 2011 is shaping up as a tweener ye
ar for new rides and attractions at U.S. theme parks.
Last year saw the blockbuster debuts of Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure in Florida and the "World of...
| May 22, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Another tough year is in the offing for students trying to snag summer jobs, though Orlando's improving tourism industry could make things a bit easier for those seeking employment in Central Florida.
Student applications are still competing with...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 11:28 AM
Grand Reef, the first expansion in the history of SeaWorld's Discovery Cove, will be open to the public as of June 10, it was announced Wednesday. The 2.5-acre artificial reef will be home to about 125 species of sea life, including rays, sharks and...
| Jun 9, 2011
Talk about the potential for stress. The Bennetts raced around Walt Disney World with 11 people, including kids who ranged in age from 5 to 18, while one teen was sick in bed at the hotel.
But Theresa Bennett and her extended family were all smiles --...
| Dec 18, 2010
How can it be that Christmas is less than a week away?
I hope there's still time to find my football in the garage so that the Abbott boys can renew a family tradition.
The Abbott boys — my two sons and I — are all adults now...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 12:47 PM
Discovery Cove is re-introducing Valentine's Day specials for the month of February. It's a chance for romantic moments with loved ones, plus dolphins, rays and birds found at SeaWorld's tropical resort.
Discovery Cove's Valentine's Celebration Package...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 5:54 PM
SeaWorld Orlando is now a contributor to Pinterest, the social-media network that allows folks -- and theme parks -- to post pictures and videos and arrange them by topic for other Pinterest members to browse.
Among the SeaWorld "boards" are...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Experiencias basadas en un ejército de "minions," protagonistas de la película "Mi Villano Favorito", tortugas marinas, hechiceros y autos exóticos se encuentran entre las nuevas emocionantes atracciones previstas para este año en Orlando.
| Feb 10, 2012
Adults ---- going all the way back to Adam and Eve ---- have a soft spot for gardens, with their gifts of flowers and fragrances. Kids, well, maybe not so much generally. But if the garden settings have family--friendly features and activities ---- as...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 9:18 AM
The Polar Plunge, a quick dip into the icier-than-usual waters of Aquatica, SeaWorld's water park, returns on Saturday, Jan. 21.
The event is a fund-raiser for Special Olympics Florida. To participate in the Plunge, folks must register and raise at least...