October 22, 2014

Dining & Travel

Back In Time

Built in 1888 and renovated in 1999, the Casa Monica Hotel in downtown St. Augustine looks like a castle. It has 138 rooms, the award-winning 95 Cordova restaurant, a sidewalk cafe and a collection of retail boutiques. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Old Key Lime House -- With a Twist

One of the most dramatic and certainly the most historic restaurant rebirths, after the ravages of last year's hurricanes, occurred in little ol' Lantana, where the Old Key Lime House replaced its destroyed roof and dining room with an authentic Seminole Read more »
Published on 7/1/2006

Travel Briefs - June 2006

Travel trends and surveys; resort and attraction updates: Medieval Times, Ocean Walk Resort in Daytona Beach, Crowne Plaza Jacksonville-Riverfront, Doubletree Guest Suites in Naples. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Universal Appeal

Convention planners have been calling for more luxury hotels along International Drive since the Orange County Convention Center expanded in 2003 to become the second biggest in the nation. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Trendsetters - June 2006

Pat Engfer, Hyatt Regency Orlando; Robert Seidler, Seidler Productions; Lee Weeks, Coral Hospitality; Melissa Giles, Soulfrito; Bruce Orosz, ACT Productions; Jack B. Healan Jr., Amelia Island Co.; Elizabeth Wentworth, Broward Alliance. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

Comfort Zone

A handful of Florida hotels now offer special programs and amenities for women business travelers. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2006

A Great Wall of Tourists

With China's economy in high gear, its 1.3 billion citizens have begun to amass wealth, and their government has begun to relax travel restrictions. Visit Florida senses a business opportunity. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

House Odds

The introduction of Vegas-style slot machines in south Florida is changing the gambling landscape across the state.

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Published on 5/1/2006

Medure's Magic

The remarkable restaurant renaissance in the Jacksonville area started about 15 years ago when Matthew Medure arrived. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Coming up Rosewood

A new resort in Sunny Isles Beach brings the ultraluxury Rosewood brand to Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2006

Room Boom

If you're planning a stay in Miami, be sure to check the credit limit on your credit card. The average daily room rates in Miami-Dade County rose 11.5% to $128.35 in 2005. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Travel Smart and Save Money

For executive recruiter Bill Frank, managing partner of Stanton Chase in Boca Raton, cost-effective travel doesn't mean scrimping on quality. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Golf-Front Property

Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort takes the spotlight when one of its four golf courses hosts the PGA Champions Tour event formerly known as the Blue Angels Classic in Pensacola. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Johnny V Good

Johnny Vinczencz is the newest headliner to grace Fort Lauderdale's Street of Great Eats, aka Las Olas. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2006

Eye on the Ball

People may move to Florida, but getting them to transplant their core, heartfelt allegiances from "back home" is often a tricky proposition. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Travel Briefs - March 2006

Online travel bookings; Mandarin Oriental; Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach; Discovery Cove. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Bravo for Bova

Tony Bova has been reborn. The restauranting whiz who regularly reinvents himself has opened Ristorante Bova. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

Off the 'Beachy' Path

Leisure travelers heading to Daytona Beach this month for Bike Week and Black College Reunion will find a new luxury resort on State Road A1A in place of the former Hilton. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2006

A Tourism Complex

Along Osceola Parkway near Shingle Creek, construction gets under way this year on 1,000 acres that will become home to Legacy Resort. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

High & Dry

In Broward County, boating is king. The county's marine industry is Florida's largest, generating 109,000 jobs and accounting for 29% of all statewide sales. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

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