December 2, 2021

Travel & Tourism

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

Heads in Beds - Theme Park Tourism Surge

Tourism continued its statewide surge in 2012, nowhere more strongly than at theme parks in the Orlando area, which added thousands of jobs and pumped millions of dollars into the local economy with ongoing expansions. Read more »
Published on 1/8/2013

The Year Ahead: Five Key Sectors - Paul Tang

Vice president and managing director / Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress; Chairman / Visit Orlando, Orlando Read more »
Published on 1/8/2013

The Tourist

Visitor spending kept things from getting worse in Florida. Read more »
Published on 12/26/2012

Hunting Lodges

Honey Lake Plantation, Ross Hammock Ranch; Little Lake Lodge Read more »
Published on 12/14/2012

Visit Florida - Reinvented

A big boost in state funding has helped Visit Florida reassert its role in marketing the state. Read more »
Published on 10/8/2012

Oil Money - Post BP Oil Spill, Bed-Tax Collection Rates Up

The Florida Panhandle is breaking tourism records, helped by $45.8 million from BP. Read more »
Published on 10/8/2012

Go Figure - Why Visitors Still Flock to Florida

Tourism has been one of the few bright spots amid a lagging economy. What's behind the big surge in visitors? Read more »
Published on 10/8/2012

Hot Spots - Florida's Top Tour Stops

Tourism began rebounding in 2010, with some popular destinations reporting big gains. Read more »
Published on 10/8/2012

Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Tampa Festival of Lights showcases more than one million lights
Tampa Festival of Lights showcases more than one million lights

The festival features light displays themed to Florida and traditional winter holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. It runs nightly through Dec. 26, 6-10 p.m. at the Hillsborough County Fairgrounds.

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