April 23, 2014

Travel & Tourism

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

Florida's film industy: A regional roundup

Florida has made a concerted effort to attract film producers over the years. 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

Paul Anderson on opportunities facing the Tampa Port Authority

Paul Anderson, CEO of the Tampa Port Authority discusses competition, the government's role in Port affairs, and the future. Read more »
Published on 5/30/2013

When vacationing, watch out for unexpected fees, BBB warns

The Better Business Bureau advises vacation-bound consumers to ask questions about extra fees that could turn a bargain trip into a budget buster. Read more »
Published on 4/15/2013

Disney Moves

A reorganization of top ranks at Walt Disney World has brought Disney veteran George A. Kalogridis back to Orlando as president of the Disney Co.'s largest resort. Read more »
Published on 3/14/2013

Business-- and Beyond: Luxury resorts that cater to business

Resorts that focus on business travel also understand the value of down-time amenities. Read more »
Published on 3/8/2013

Mixed hand: Poker rooms and the pari-mutuel industry

Poker rooms have been a boon for the pari-mutuel industry statewide since the Legislature approved them in 1996. Read more »
Published on 3/6/2013

Luxury bus transportation in Florida is "On a Roll"

The past five years have seen the re-emergence of bus transportation... the trend has taken root in Florida as well... Read more »
Published on 2/19/2013

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