Victoria’s Secret Announces The First-Ever International Bombshells’ Day

V377861_CVictoria’s Secret announces the debut of international Bombshells’ Day. Held the first Saturday of May, the brand will be celebrating the first-ever holiday on May 2(nd).

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 Continue reading


Orlando is the Second Top destination in Mobile Bookings in the US and Brazil the Top Latin American Destination


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® Hotel Price Index™ (HPI®). The data also revealed a significant over 80 percent increase in 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. 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)*. Advancements in Mobile 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 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.



Airline CEOs to Discuss Future of Airline Competition

Convention_2015_bulb_homepageGBTA Convention Panel to Feature CEOs From Eithad Airways, Southwest

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

The world’s sugar and ethanol industry Meeting in New York of has registered record

Joint Conference of DATAGRO and International Sugar Organization (ISO) in New York on May 13, has a record of participants from 20 countries
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The Kessler Collection Set to Open Newest Hotel in the No. 1 City in the U.S.

logo (3)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.
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Miami Marlins And Orangetheory Fitness Announce Charitable Partnership

Orangetheory Fitness Logo– Orangetheory Fitness to donate $200 to the Marlins Foundation for every Giancarlo Stanton home run at Marlins Park –

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, Ed Sheeran And Pitbull Headline An Unprecedented Lineup For AXS TV’s Live Broadcast Of The 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, May 1-3

AXS TV LogoElton 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.
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Cafe Mineiro Florida Mall Grand Opening

IMG_0799This 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

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Orange County Mayor Teresayor Teresa Jacobs, Jacobs announces that she accepted U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s nationwide Mayors’ Challenge to help make roads more pedestrian and bike friendly.

Mayor Jacobs is one of the 120 nationwide mayors – including the Mayors of Orlando, Casselberry, Kissimmee, Orange City and Longwood – who have so far signed an online pledge to participate in the Department of Transportation’s Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People, Safer Streets.

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Kay® Jewelers Introduces Miracle Links™ Collection

Kay Jewelers Miracle LinksInnovative Collection Features Unique Design to Celebrate the Miracle of Motherhood

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 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

Orlando City SC Visits the Portland Timbers Looking to Continue Their Impressive Away Form

Orlando City Returns to the Orlando Citrus Bowl to Face Toronto FC on Sunday

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 App Now Available on Apple Watch

201256Timely trip information and alerts make Expedia on Apple Watch the most essential travel companion yet.®, 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.
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Tertulia Quatro Gatos – Eight Years of Dedication to Culture and Heritage

IMG_0761We met the Tertulia Quatro Gatos in 2012, during the celebration of their 5th Anniversary at the Orlando Library in Downtown. It was the first time in many years, I heard someone recite beautiful poems and sing songs that meant so much and represented everything in a culture that is emergent in our county. Continue reading

Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores Announces 110,000-SF Expansion

unnamed (54)The owners of Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores today announced plans to expand their existing outlet center by 110,000 square feet of leasable space by 2016. Sutton Properties, Inc. has received approval by Orange County’s Board of County Commissioners to build on an adjacent tract to the existing 238,000-square-foot center on State Road 535.  Continue reading