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It’s back: Disney’s Captain EO ride. The attraction, which graced Epcot originally from 1986 to 1994, stars the King of Pop himself in full 3-D glory. The ride was brought back in 2010 after the pop star’s death, and Disney is reinstating it ag...
The culinary circuit in mainland Miami is forever offering new terrain. In downtown Miami, the brand spanking new Golden Fig—a farmhouse cuisine operation helmed by Tomas Prado—has just opened in the former OTC space. Menu highlights include a Flo...
Still looking to beat the heat? The kitsch aspects that define Tiki culture have become a kind of stylistic cult over the years, and Fort Lauderdale has emerged as a haven for Tiki Americana, boasting several attractions that make you want to don ...
This week, Universal Orlando Resort threw down the gauntlet of its ambition (and eternal competition with Walt Disney World Resorts), giving theme park devotees the option to begin booking reservations at the newest on-site hotel at Universal Orla...
Miami Beach's hotel boom is raising the level of the dining scene with its latest contender, Byblos at The Royal Palm South Beach Miami, a Tribute Portfolio Resort—which opened this week. A sister restaurant to the Toronto Byblos, the Miami Byblos...
The city of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is in the midst of a real estate and hotel boom, and accordingly, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is dropping a cool $450 million dollars on a modernization and expansion project for Termin...
The Concept Eco-friendly digs with a luxury twist. The Room Entry-level rooms start at a whopping 650 square-feet, which is massive for South Beach. Green-leaning touches include cardboard hangers, a triple-water filtration system, and re...
In July, Miami Beach becomes the international capitol of the swimwear industry: the annual rite of Miami Swim Week blends trade shows, runway glam—such as the memorable Barraca Chic runway presentation at SLS South Beach—and nightclub parties. ...
Through July 26, the 30th International Hispanic Theatre Festival—an annual event since 1986—is bringing some serious performances to Miami. Organized by Mario Ernesto Sanchez of the city’s Teatro Avante, the festival will embrace all kinds of div...
The expanding list of organizations breaking ties with Donald Trump in light of his anti-immigrant remarks includes NBC, two celebrity chefs, and now, the aviation authority of the United States. The Federal Aviation Administration has announced t...
Anguilla Get 32 percent off from Malliouhana, an Auberge Resort, the island’s freshly renovated grande dame hotel. Fete Your Family package includes: • Five nights in an Ocean View room (upgrades available) • Daily breakfast at the Restaur...
Since 1998, DisneyQuest has been a Downtown Disney staple. Come 2016, there will be a new themed venture in town: NBA Experience. The new attraction will come equipped with a restaurant and a store. The removal of DisneyQuest has been quiet—the...
Miami’s already a vacation destination, but this month, it ups the ante when it launches Spa Month, starting July 1. The annual citywide affair, coordinated by the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, offers discounts at local spas—many ser...
Disney is the latest company to ban selfie-sticks due to safety concerns, the company said in an announcement Friday. The popular travel item will be banned from Disney theme parks in Orlando starting Tuesday, and also in Disney water parks, th...
Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, has announced that Miami will be the home port for his first cruise ship, set to sail in 2020. The mogul also confirmed a deal with Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri, who will build the line...