More stories about Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

  • Waterpark Resort Earns Green Lodging Certification

    The Nickelodeon Family Suites in Orlando has been recognized by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection with a Green Lodging Certification for environmentally friendly hotel practices

  • ISHOF Renovations One Step Closer

    Long-standing plans to redevelop the Fort Lauderdale (Fla.) Aquatic Complex, which houses the International Swimming Hall of Fame, continue to take shape

  • Slips, Falls Behind Most Theme Park Lawsuits

    In a review of 477 personal injury lawsuits filed against Orlando, Fla’s. three largest theme park companies, the Orlando Sentinel found approximately half were slip-and-fall incidents.

  • Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark

    When Aquatica, SeaWorld’s waterpark, opened last spring it was the first major new park addition to the Orlando area in nearly a decade.

  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

    Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon is one of two Walt Disney World Resort waterparks.

  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach

    Thanks to detailed theming, it’s always winter at Disney’s Blizzard Beach waterpark. Set on the slopes of fictional Mt. Gushmore, it’s the newest of the two Walt Disney World Resort waterparks.

  • The Wave Maker

    George Millay, the creative founder of Sea World (San Diego, Ohio & Florida), Magic Mountain (Valencia, CA) and the first waterpark in the world, Wet ’n Wild in Orlando, was one of the most….

  • Casting a Wide Net

    Nickelodeon Family Suites in Orlando, Fla., often saw numerous people come by its Web site and transition from site visitors to hotel visitors

  • Tom Saldarelli | RehaMed International

    Tom Saldarelli?s view of the economy is simple. ?There?s a lack of confidence [in the economy] right now fostering a reluctance to spend,? says the CEO of RehaMed International in Homestead, Fla.

  • Jeff Ellis | Jeff Ellis & Associates

    Would-be Wall Street-types running your snack bar? Seniors on your lifeguard stands? Operators must be willing to consider some seemingly strange changes to survive in this new economy, according to Jeff Ellis, CEO of Jeff Ellis & Associates in Ocoee,