$300 Million Supersonic Private Jet Company Breaks HQ ground in Melbourne

Aerion Park Rendering – Courtesy: Aerion website. Aerion, the supersonic private aircraft company, has officially landed in Florida, breaking ground for its new global headquarters in Melbourne. Here, the company plans on producing the world’s first business class jet to break the sound barrier—faster than the speed of sound.  “We are building the future of

Key West International Airport has enlisted the help of a COVID, germ zapping robot?

UVD Robot testing cleaning protocols. Courtesy: Monroe County BOCC Facebook The Monroe County airport has enlisted the help of a brand new, autonomous, germ zapping, COVID killing machine at its Key West International Airport (EYW). Beginning Friday, the robot cleaner produced by UVD Robots will begin patrolling the airport after hours and will emit ultraviolet

High-Speed Train To Disney From Miami Could Soon Be A Reality For South Florida

MIAMI, FL/USA – JULY 14, 2018: Brightline is a high-speed train service between West Palm Beach, Florida and Miami. This is the West Palm Beach, station. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Thomas Barrat On Monday, Miami-based high-speed rail service Brightline and Walt Disney World Resort announced initial agreement plans to construct a train station at the

Despite Travel Advisory Heading Into Thanksgiving Weekend South Florida Airports Are Packed

Family with two children going on holiday, wearing face masks at the airport. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo By Halfpoint Despite cautionary health advisories issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pertaining to the 2020 holiday season, people seem to be ignoring the advice and are traveling in droves.  Historically speaking, Thanksgiving weekend is one

High-speed, electric air mobility network coming to Central Florida— ‘flying taxi’ startup Lilium announces

Courtesy: Lilium website Flying taxis will soon invade the planned Lake Nona community in the Orlando area, according to German electric aviation startup Lilium.  The company paired up with the City of Orlando and real estate development company Tavistock to establish the Sunshine State as the “first advanced aerial mobility region” in the United States,

The Florida Keys Reopens to the Public

Southernmost Point Continental USA at Key West, Florida. The picture shows the famous landmark of the southernmost point of the USA. Photo and Caption:  Dennis Kartenkaemper On June 1st the Florida Keys reopened to visitors after access was denied to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic. Checkpoints leading into the Florida Keys came down

The Sun Will Come Out for Florida’s Tourism Industry Despite COVID-19 Shutdown

Downtown Miami, Florida, USA, and the port, seen from MacArthur Causeway at sunset. Photo: Dreamframer/Shutterstock.com Florida’s economy depends heavily on travel and tourism. We all know that. It’s a scary time right now to even think about it but in the long run, this pandemic will affect our travel and tourism industry more than we

Major Central Florida Construction Projects Continue Despite COVID-19 Concerns

A view of Interstate 4 construction, looking south toward the skyline of downtown Orlando as seen from the Maitland Blvd. overpass, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Photo: Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel Virgin Trains USA (formerly Brightline) has decided to move forward with three mega-construction jobs worth many billions of dollars despite the coronavirus outbreak stalling Central Florida’s

Tampa International Airport Ditching Boarding Passes For Facial Recognition Tech

Traveling is about to get a whole lot easier for international flyers at Tampa’s major airport.

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Return To Fort Lauderdale Air Show For 1st Time In Over 12 Years

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are returning to South Florida for the first time in over 12 years to headline the Fort Lauderdale Air Show.