More stories about Orlando-Kissimmee, FL

  • 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,

  • Curt Caffey | CNL Lifestyle Co.

    The industry may face a rough 2009, but Curt Caffey, vice president of investments at CNL Lifestyle Co. in Orlando, Fla., says today?s economic problems are ultimately a short-term thing.

  • Craig Barker | City of Destin, Fla.

    Just like so many other communities across the country,Destin, Fla., is facing significant budget challenges.

  • SouthWest Aquatics

    SouthWest Aquatics is a private, family-owned aquatics facility in Winter Garden, Fla.

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