Westgate Resorts Opens All-Suite Cocoa Beach Resort

Westgate Resorts has announced the opening of the first upscale all-suite resort in Cocoa Beach, Florida - the Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort.

Westgate Resorts has announced the opening of the first upscale all-suite resort in Cocoa Beach, Florida – the Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort.

Formerly known as Wakulla Suites, Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort has undergone a $15 million comprehensive renovation which includes full upgrades to every aspect of the property, including its 120 two-bedroom suites, hotel lobby, courtyard and pool.

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Christmas at Gaylord Palms 2018 ICE! Theme Will Be ‘A Christmas Story’ @GaylordPalms #CAGP

The classic holiday film, "A Christmas Story," will be the featured theme for ICE! at this year's Christmas at Gaylord Palms, the resort revealed this week.

The classic holiday film, “A Christmas Story,” will be the featured theme for ICE! at this year’s Christmas at Gaylord Palms, the resort revealed this week.

The hilarious family tale will come to life through hand-carved ice sculptures and displays, inviting guests to relive the film’s iconic scenes such as The Old Man’s Major Award, Aunt Clara’s pink nightmare, and the ultimate triple dog dare at the school’s flagpole.

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Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando Debuts New ‘Jurassic World’ Kids’ Suites

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando invites families to take a prehistoric adventure 65 million years in the making by booking a stay in its new Jurassic World kids’ suites.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando invites families to take a prehistoric adventure 65 million years in the making by booking a stay in its new Jurassic World kids’ suites.

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Out and About: A First Look at Margaritaville Resort Orlando’s Cottages and Construction Progress

Last July, Margaritaville Resort Orlando broke ground and we recently were invited out to see the construction progress, plus tour four different cottage styles.

Last July, Margaritaville Resort Orlando broke ground and we recently were invited out to see the construction progress, plus tour four different cottage styles.

The huge 187-room Margaritaville Hotel is still under construction, but the framework is already in place. In addition to accommodations, dining, fitness center, wedding pavilion, and 2 pools (general and adult-only), it will feature 30,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

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Gaylord Palms Resort Makes “Kiss-Story” By Breaking GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Gaylord Palms Resort Makes "Kiss-Story" By Breaking GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title

Pucker up! Gaylord Palms Resort broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for “Most couples kissing under mistletoe (single location)” on December 7, 2017.

Under the watchful eyes of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS adjudicator Michael Empric, 448 couples were asked to lock lips for a solid 10 seconds under individual fresh sprigs of mistletoe in order to claim the title. This number successfully broke the title, more than doubling the previous record of 215 couples.

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Velvet Sessions At Hard Rock Hotel Presents Eddie Money April 27

Eddie Money

Every month, except November and December, the Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando hosts a live concert called Velvet Sessions. It’s a 21 and over event that features classic rock and pop artists performing in an intimate club-like atmosphere.

This month, Eddie Money will be performing on Thursday, April 27, 2017.

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Out and About: ICE! at Gaylord Palms features A Charlie Brown Christmas for 2016

ICE! at Gaylord Palms features A Charlie Brown Christmas for 2016

Christmas at Gaylord Palms is in full swing for the 2016 holiday season, and the centerpiece of the celebration is ICE!, which this year tells the story of A Charlie Brown Christmas.

Carved out of more than 2 million pounds of ice by artisans flown in from China, the classic Christmas tale is told in life-sized full-color ice creations.

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Out and About: The New Highball & Harvest Sunday Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

Out and About: The New Highball & Harvest Sunday Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

If you’re like me, nothing satisfies the hunger like a good brunch, and last weekend, I had the opportunity to try the new Sunday Brunch at Highball & Harvest at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes.

The brunch only runs from noon to 2pm, so we arrived just as they were opening the buffet area. Taking a quick spin around the room, I saw a nice selection of breakfast dishes, salads, cheeses, carved meats, savory dishes, and more.

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Universal’s Aventura Hotel, a Loews Hotel, Coming to Universal Orlando Summer 2018

Universal's Aventura Hotel, a Loews Hotel, Coming to Universal Orlando Summer 2018

Universal Orlando announced this week that they are partnering again with Loews Hotels to open Universal’s Aventura Hotel in the summer of 2018.

Universal’s Aventura Hotel will be the sixth hotel at Universal Orlando, and they say it is designed with the connected and value-savvy traveler in mind.

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Ritz-Carlton Orlando Hosts Turn Back the Hands in Time Spa Event Nov 18

Ritz-Carlton Orlando Hosts Turn Back the Hands in Time Spa Event Nov 18

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Spa will host the “Turn Back the Hands of Time” event on Friday, November 18, showcasing the best new products and treatments.

Learn the inside scoop on anti-aging advancements during the event’s educational keynote presentation, “The Spectrum of Anti-Aging Enhancements,” covering everything from organic skincare products to medical devices, injectables and fillers.

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Demolition Starts for The Delaney Hotel and Delaney’s Tavern in Downtown South

The Delaney Hotel and Delaney's Tavern in Downtown South

The Delaney Hotel and Delaney’s Tavern has moved into its next phase of construction, with official demolition beginning this week.

The demolition event of the 39,000-square-foot building on October 18, was attended by elected officials, business leaders and members of the community, and gave an inside look into the highly anticipated hotel and restaurant.

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It’s Going to Be A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord Palms

It's Going to Be A Charlie Brown Christmas at Gaylord Palms

It may be July, but Gaylord Palms is already planning for their annual Christmas festivities, including ICE!, which this year will feature A Charlie Brown Christmas by Charles Schulz.

Watch Charlie Brown rediscover the true meaning of Christmas as the beloved classic story unfolds through interactive ice sculptures and displays. All hand-carved from 2 million pounds of actual ice by Chinese artisans.

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Universal Orlando Releases Teaser Video for New Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

In anticipation of the new Loews Sapphire Falls Resort opening this summer, Universal Orlando has released a teaser video listing the top six things to know about the resort.

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

The Caribbean-inspired resort will offer waterfront dining, water taxi and shuttle bus transportation to the parks, and even Early Park Admission.

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