September 1, 2014

Dining & Travel

In the Groove

Paul Mattison, the superchef till 2001 of the much-mourned Golden Spoon-winning Summerhouse on Siesta Key, lost no time getting his groove back. Read more »
Published on 2/1/2006

Signs of Inflation

Look for business travel costs to increase this year, industry watchers say. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Travel Briefs - Jan. 2006

Online Bookings, Travel Rating Service, Marineland, SeaWorld, Universal Studios, Cypress Gardens. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Packing Them In

Local experts predict the pace of tourism in Florida will likely eclipse the rest of the nation, which is expected to see growth of about 2% this year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Full Plate

The four hurricanes that swept through the state in 2005 put a strain on many eating establishments in hard-hit regions. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

High-Wire Act

Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based circus, wants to bring its act to Miami Beach. Permanently. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Little Palm, Lot of Dough

At the five-acre Little Palm Island Resort off the coast of the lower Keys, a cool million gets you, for a weekend, exclusive use of all 30 guest suites and much, much, much more. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Vaulting Into the Hall

The happenings that are Heilman's vaulted straight into the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame this year. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2006

Florida's Best Restaurants

Many favorites have fallen victim to the hurricanes; others are finding ways to survive and even thrive. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

A Hole in 18

18 Florida leaders tell Florida Trend magazine about their favorite golf holes. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Room Service

Even before the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center opened in Kissimmee, its creators were planning a technological tool they said would revolutionize the hotel experience for meetings and conventions. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Trendsetters - Nov. 2005

D.T. Minich, Lee County Visitor and Convention Bureau; Rob Higgins, Tampa Bay Sports Commission; marathon organizers Steven Tebon, Lisette Riveron and Cate Boyett. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Making Room

When Daryl Cronk presents third-quarter hotel occupancy and revenue figures for metro Orlando, he has to add a footnote. The numbers have been skewed for the second year in a row by hurricane evacuees. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

The Food From Spain Falls Very Far From Plain

Versailles, Miami; Columbia Restaurants; Vizcaya Restaurante, Tampa; Spanish River Grill, New Smyrna Beach; Cabana Las Palmas, West Palm Beach; Cabana El Rey, Delray Beach. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Obstacles

From 1999 to 2004, tourism from the U.K. edged up nominally. But the number of visitors from key eurozone nations dropped a drastic 28%, accounting for 246,000 fewer visitors. What gives? Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Driving Ambition

The France family of Daytona turned NASCAR and International Speedway Corp. into a national phenomenon, but the caution flag is out as they try to expand into Seattle and New York. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Tourist Tug-of-War

The trick for Florida tourism officials is to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience -- over and over again. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Right on 'Cue

Fusion fare fades away, and the latest trends of the foodies sink into the limbo of the lost, but good ol' American barbecue goes on forever. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Travel and Tourism News - Sept. 2005

Florida travel and tourism notes. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

A Swim in the Park

Although SeaWorld's newest water park in Orlando isn't slated to open until early 2007, parent company Busch Entertainment Corp. is already carefully carving out its marketing strategy. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

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