In 2018, $277 million was generated in Orange County by a 6 percent tax on hotel rooms. Most of that revenue will go to Visit Orlando, a nonprofit group to promote the tourism industry in Orlando — including major theme parks like Disney World and Universal Orlando.
A Florida newspaper is apologizing for coverage seven decades ago that helped give credence to the false narrative that four young African-American men had raped a white woman in central Florida. The Orlando S... Read More
The Orlando Sentinel has moved former publisher Nancy Meyer back as publisher of the newspaper and also of the Sun Sentinel, and named Julie Anderson as editor-in-chief, ending the run of Avido Khahaifa in both... Read More
The Miami Herald, the Tampa Bay Times, the Sun Sentinel of South Florida, the Palm Beach Post, and the Orlando Sentinel all have endorsed the re-election of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, and his campaign wa... Read More
Three sitting members of Congress, four challengers, two primary rivalries and two potential general election showdowns were on display Tuesday night at a congressional forum. The result was mostly cordiality,... Read More
Illustrating a notion that you can never offer too many options, much of the proposal that Orlando economic officials had put together for the failed bid to win the second headquarters for Amazon pitched numero... Read More