Saturday, October 19, 2019
With Tuesday being World Autism Awareness Day, SeaWorld Orlando announced it has named a certified autism center by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). 
Major updates were announced at Florida's largest theme parks this month as Universal Orlando and SeaWorld published new details about the latest attractions coming to their respective parks while Walt Disney World announced the launch of Star Wars Galaxy's Edge and another increase in ticket prices.
Former state Sen. Dana Young, the president and CEO of Visit Florida, weighed in on the funds on Monday. She will head to the Panhandle for meetings on tourism to the area later in the week. 
On Wednesday, Visit Florida announced that 126.1 million out of state guests hit Florida in 2018, up from almost 119 million in 2017. 
There’s no denying that the Everglades is a national environmental treasure, though a swampy one that many people haven’t explored up close and personal.
After months of debate, the Daytona Beach City Commission passed one of the strictest panhandling ordinances in the nation. The new ordinance basically allows no panhandling anywhere within 150 feet of an intersection. 
AFP’s Florida Chapter announced on Monday that it had sent letters to the members of the state Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee to support a proposal from state Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, to squash the fund. 
With highly-anticipated attractions slated to open this year, Walt Disney World announced the return of discounted park admission tickets for Florida residents. According to a statement from Walt Disney World Resort's official news blog, Florida residents can now purchase a...
AAA released its AAA Consumer Pulse survey this week and forecast a strong year for travel. The survey found that a vast majority of Floridians--84 percent--plan to take at least one vacation this year lasting three days or more, up 1 percent from 2018. 
New Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came to power thanks in part to President Donald Trump and now U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and he showed no inclination of breaking ranks with his fellow Republicans on some core issues when he started his service in Tallahassee on Tuesday.