September 1, 2014

Travel & Tourism

Disney places its bets

Disney's spending on campaigns has risen from just over $700,000 during the 2008 election cycle to almost $4 million during 2012, making it one of the most politically generous businesses in the state. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2014

More Florida visitors pay off with jobs

Florida TaxWatch quantifies the jobs created by increased Florida tourism. Read more »
Published on 8/4/2014

Taking notice of Little Havana

With the exception of affordable housing developments, Miami's Little Havana neighborhood had been largely ignored by residential real estate developers until earlier this year, when Miami-based Astor Cos. launched sales at its $95-million InTown condominium project. Read more »
Published on 7/28/2014

Greenlight Pinellas: Connecting Tampa Bay

Chris Steinocher, President & CEO, St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce, explains the benefits of a proposed public mass transit system with plans to unite the Bay Area. Read more »
Published on 7/22/2014

Going the distance: Florida executives share their passion for cycling

Four Florida executives share their passion for cycling Read more »
Published on 5/28/2014

Florida's unfriendly skies

Within Florida, the drive-or-fly decision can be problematic, particularly when it comes to traveling to Tallahassee. Read more »
Published on 4/30/2014

Florida's film industry: A regional roundup

Florida has made a concerted effort to attract film producers over the years. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Taking a reel risk with Miami's Panamax Films

Eight years after starting his Miami-based film studio Panamax Films, James McNamara has learned tough lessons. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

'Fish Tank Kings' brings new reality to Living Color Aquariums

Fort Lauderdale-based Living Color Aquariums tries to parlay global exposure on reality TV show “Fish Tank Kings” into new business and new markets. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Florida's International Tourism Expansion Trends

Visit Orlando's international marketing, traffic at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and the recent purchase of the Berkeley Shore Hotel in Miami Beach Read more »
Published on 12/10/2013

Green Meadows Petting Farm

Bob and Coni Keyes opened Green Meadows Petting Farm in 1988, a 50-acre attraction similar to one they operated in Wisconsin. Read more »
Published on 11/14/2013

Inn the money: The new Alfond Inn

Alfond Inn is owned by Rollins College. Profits fund a scholarship program. Read more »
Published on 11/11/2013

Hiking Florida

Sandra Friend and John Keatley have documented Florida's great hiking trails. Read more »
Published on 9/13/2013

Liftoff for new attraction at the Kennedy Space Center

NASA's space shuttle program has ended, but Brevard County's economy is getting a boost from the retired shuttle Atlantis, which has begun a new career as the centerpiece of a $100-million attraction at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Read more »
Published on 8/28/2013

Video Q& A with Kevin Morgan of Crystal Lagoons

Kevin Morgan, CEO of Crystal Lagoons USA, discusses the Crystal Lagoons technology and its role in aiding real estate, tourism, and industry, globally and in Florida. Read more »
Published on 8/27/2013

Fishing in Florida: A $5 billion dollar business

An look at the economic impact fishing -- in all its forms -- has on Florida [August 2013] Read more »
Published on 8/27/2013

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point: Best Large Company - No. 10

Best Large Company employees answer the question, "What do you like best about your company?" Read more »
Published on 7/25/2013

The Chef behind the change

Matthias Gervais, executive chef at the Setai Hotel on Miami Beach, talks with Chris Sherman about how a chef changes a hotel's menu. Read more »
Published on 7/12/2013

Hertz

Hertz Global Holdings, the world's largest airport/general-use car rental company, plans to move its world headquarters from New Jersey to southwest Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/21/2013

Pompano and Circumstance

On July 1, Bethesda, Md.-based Urgo Hotels and Resorts will open a 219-room, 90-employee hotel on the oceanfront in Pompano Beach... Read more »
Published on 6/14/2013

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