Hard Rock buys The Mirage in Vegas for $1.1B

Hard Rock Hotel Coming to Las Vegas Strip — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Randy Andy Hard Rock International announced on Monday that it wants to see how a guitar-shaped hotel will play out at the center of the Las Vegas Strip. In what MGM Resorts International CEO and President Bill Hornbuckle called “a significant

Lockdown-free Florida receives flocks of tourists looking to getaway

Welcome to Florida — Courtesy: Shutterstock —Image by: Ingo70 Cooped-up tourists who are eager for a taste of Florida’s sandy beaches, warmer temperatures, and swaying palm trees are visiting the Sunshine State in masses, topping pre-pandemic levels in recent months. Miami is one of the top search destinations on travel websites across the state, and

Miami Beach celebrates the start of Hanukkah in true South Florida style

World’s Largest Electronic Menorah — Hanukkah Celebration — Courtesy: Paramount Miami The world’s largest electronic menorah will shine across South Florida’s skyline during the eight nights of the Jewish “Festival of Lights.” In a video provided by the Paramount Miami Worldcenter, the 60-story skyscraper’s LED-lit menorah went on display Sunday evening, the first night of

Pendry Hotel opening first Florida location in Tampa

Tampa Skyline — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sean Pavone A luxury hotel brand is making its first Florida debut and will join downtown Tampa’s bustling skyline.  The luxury hotel brand from Montage International announced on Wednesday that Pendry Hotel and Resorts is coming to Tampa’s Riverwalk. A 37-story tower is scheduled to open in 2024 where

8 ways to find adventure, entertainment, and history in Florida’s capital, Tallahassee

Tallahassee, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Sean Pavone People from all over the world travel to Florida to enjoy its great weather and beautiful beaches, often overlooking inland destinations throughout. Tallahassee, the state capital, is more than a beacon for college students and politicians. With its rolling hills and southern charm, the town is attracting

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa has been named the No. 1 resort in Florida for the third consecutive year

JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa – Courtesy: Image by JW Marriott Website Miami-Dade County is known for having some of the best luxury resorts in Florida, and now, it’s officially home to the very best. Condé Nast Traveler has recently released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and for the third

Tripadvisor names Miami one of the best U.S. cities to visit with family

Family enjoying beach in Miami, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Irina Wilhauk Summer may be coming to an end, but not here in Miami. The city is known to stay warm year-round, while fun never comes to a halt. Tripadvisor has updated its Family Vacation Guide and announced that Miami, Florida is one

Ultra Music Festival signs peace treaty with downtown Miami residents striking necessary balance to remain in Miami for years to come

MIAMI, FLORIDA / UNITED STATES – MARCH 30, 2019: Ultra Music Festival at the Miami Marine Stadium in Virginia Key, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Hunter Crenian After years of battling with local city officials and the world’s largest electronic dance music festival organizer, downtown Miami residents can breathe a sigh of relief

‘Life’s Rewards’ shines the spotlight on St. Pete Beach in all-new Amazon Prime Original Series

Beachside view of the Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS Florida tourism agencies are looking to make a splash in the streaming industry just before the summer months begin in an effort to drive more travel traffic to the state. During the pandemic, streaming platforms such as

All eyes on Miss Universe in South Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood this weekend

Courtesy: Seminole Hard Rock Hotel Hollywood website For the first time since 2015, the world-renowned Miss Universe pageant will be making its return to Florida as the stage gets set for this weekend’s crowning. The eyes of the world will all be on the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, as 74 participants