O Orlando City quebrou nesse domingo mais um recorde de público para um time estreante na Major League Soccer (MLS), após receber 30.908 torcedores no estádio Orlando Citrus Bowl para partida contra o Toronto FC, do Canadá. Com esse número, os Lions têm agora uma média de 39.328 pagantes nas quatro primeiras partidas do time na liga, número que significa um recorde para a primeira temporada de qualquer equipe na história da MLS, superando a média de 38.826 pessoas estabelecida pelo LA Galaxy em 1996. Continue reading
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There was a completely different direction I was aiming at this evening for the Orlando City vs Toronto. I was so excited to get invited to be a guest Media Reporter and I had my cute pitch prepared. A story on the faces, family and community behind Orlando’s soccer team that has taken over the nation. I was even more excited when I found out I would be able to interview a few of the players after the game. But that didn’t happen…for many reasons, two goals being one! Continue reading
To celebrate this holiday, women are encouraged to embrace their inner Bombshell and spoil themselves all day with their girlfriends. Plus, they will receive exclusive and limited-time offers at Victoria’s Secret Stores and on VictoriasSecret.com. Continue reading
More travelers are trading in their mousepads for the ease and convenience of booking trips on the go. Globally, mobile bookings are gaining notable traction among travelers, with more than one in four transactions booked on mobile devices, according to the 2014 Hotels.com® Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®). The data also revealed a significant over 80 percent increase in Hotels.com bookings made by U.S. mobile users, solidifying the importance of mobile for years to come.
Value in Last-Minute Bookings
The last-minute booking trend has proven to be at the helm of the mobile surge, with 50 percent of travelers booking same or next-day hotel stays. Hotels.com mobile users are also privy to more than 20,000 mobile-exclusive, last-minute deals, making spontaneous travel plans more exciting and affordable.
Top Destinations for Mobile Users
Domestically, the perennially popular destination of New York City (No. 3; $243)* took a back seat to Las Vegas(No. 1; $104)* and Orlando (No. 2; $94)*. Rounding out the top five domestic destinations are Los Angeles (No. 4; $151)* and San Diego (No. 5; $133)*.
U.S. mobile users were charmed by their northern neighbor, as two Canadian cities, Toronto (No. 3; $147)* andVancouver (No 5; $167)*, made the list of top international destinations. Travelers also jetted off to London (No. 1; $265)*, Cancun/Riviera Maya (No. 2; $242)* and Paris (No. 4; $245)*.
Hotels.com Advancements in Mobile
Hotels.com continues to make inroads into mobile with the recently announced first Apple™ Watch compatible app. The app enables its users to seek nearby hotel deals, view upcoming reservations and locate their hotel via GPS.
Downloaded over 40 million times since launch, the Hotels.com portfolio of apps for various devices offers customers access to approximately 435,000 hotels worldwide, and access to more than 14 million genuine user reviews.
* The average prices paid by U.S. mobile users during the full year of 2014, according to the Hotel Price Index™.
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today unveiled another panel in an exciting line-up of speakers for GBTA Convention 2015, July 25-29 in Orlando, Florida. Continue reading
Joint Conference of DATAGRO and International Sugar Organization (ISO) in New York on May 13, has a record of participants from 20 countries
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts welcomes Thomas McClary, formerly of the Commodores, and Rico Monaco Band to the free concert series on the Seneff Arts Plaza Continue reading
The Kessler Collection, a portfolio of 10 artistically-inspired boutique hotels and restaurants, is excited to debut in South Carolina, with the opening of Grand Bohemian Hotel Charleston in Summer 2015. Located in the heart of Charleston’s Historic District, the 50-room luxury boutique hotel will incorporate diverse offerings including an on-site Grand Bohemian Gallery featuring rare, local and original artwork, wine blending experience and tasting room with curated selections, specialty coffee shop with micro-roasted coffee, farm-to-table culinary offerings with a regional focus, as well as a rooftop restaurant and terrace providing unmatched views of historic Charleston. Continue reading
The Miami Marlins today announced that they have partnered with Orangetheory Fitness to benefit the Marlins Foundation. For every Giancarlo Stanton home run at Marlins Park in 2015, Orangetheory Fitness will donate $200 to benefit Marlins RBI. Continue reading
Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, No Doubt and Keith Urban are among the featured performers in AXS TV’s broadcast of the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell, airing daily May 1-3 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT. This marks the third second consecutive year that AXS TV will serve as the official broadcast home to “Jazz Fest,” giving viewers an exclusive front-of-the-line pass to one of the most celebrated music festivals in the United States, putting the spotlight on classic bands, modern hit-makers, and local favorites in one fully loaded weekend.
This year so far, has been full of many great surprises. It seems Orlando accelerated development is contagious and it is starting to reflect in Brazilian territory. Continue reading
Miracle Links(TM), a distinctive jewelry collection designed with interlinking circles to symbolize the special bond between a mother and her child, is launching just in time for Mother’s Day and is now available in select Kay® Jewelers stores nationwide and on Kay.com. As meaningful as it is beautiful, the innovative collection celebrates the most important event in life and offers a perfect gift for welcoming a first born or celebrating the entire family. Continue reading
City’s first match at home since early April
Orlando City Soccer Club (2-3-2, 8 points) will face Eastern Conference foes Toronto F.C. (1-4-0, 3 points) at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Sunday night, in a contest that will feature some of Major League Soccer’s (MLS) biggest stars – Kaká, Brek Shea, Sebastian Giovinco, Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore. Continue reading
Expedia.com®, one of the world’s largest full service online travel sites(1), today released the Expedia app for Apple Watch, providing a convenient new way for travelers to receive and access helpful trip information at a glance.