Brightline, the new high-speed rail system in Florida that connects Miami and Orlando, may serve as a model for other American travel

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 Millions of Americans are preparing for their holiday travels as Thanksgiving draws near. According to AAA’s projections, almost 55 million individuals will

Orlando restaurant ranks first among the U.S.’s award-winning restaurants

Orlando restaurant in Disney wins first place among U.S. award-winning restaurants – Pictured: Disney Springs, Orlando, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — VIAVAL TOURS According to a Trips to Discover survey, the best award-winning restaurant in the United States is located in Orlando. According to the travel company, it assessed 3-Star Michelin, 5-Star Forbes, and AAA-rated

Lyft, Uber drivers will join together at airports throughout Florida ahead of driver unionization effort

Uber — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Lutsenko_Oleksandr On Friday, April 28, Uber and Lyft drivers gathered at airports all throughout Florida to launch a historic campaign to unionize ridesharing workers in the state. The protests took place at the airports in Orlando, Miami, and Tampa. In an effort to secure more pay and put an end

When will South Florida gas stations return back to normal after the shortage?

Gas shortage sign on pump — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Heidi Besen Gas shortages at several gas stations in South Florida were caused by historic floods in Broward County, but that should soon change, according to AAA on Monday. The Port Everglades petroleum terminals, which serve as a hub for nearly 40 percent of

Update: Florida gas prices fall 30 cents per gallon in 3 weeks

Gas price tracker — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Westlight Florida gas prices fell 11 cents per gallon in the previous week and 30 cents in the last three weeks, AAA reported on Monday morning. According to AAA, the Sunshine State’s average was about $3.28 per gallon on Sunday, which has proven to be the

AAA predicts record travel numbers in Florida during Thanksgiving week

AAA – Thanksgiving Dinner — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Ground Picture Thanksgiving is now less than a week away, and for many people looking to get away, holiday travel will begin on Friday. People are taking to the roads and the skies to travel, and for those going north, the present snowstorm may have

Gas Update: Florida gas prices break another record as $5 a gallon nears

Gas Prices Continue to Increase – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by jittawit21 If you think you paid a bit more for gas over the last week in the Sunshine State, you are right. As Florida gas prices hit another high, AAA predicts that prices will soon reach $5 per gallon.  According to the auto group,

Majority of Florida Memorial Day vacationers staying in the Sunshine State

City Walk Orlando – Memorial Day – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira According to AAA, Orlando is currently the number one travel destination in the country for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Most of the traveling tourists are expected to be from right here in Florida. This year’s Memorial Day travels are not expected

Uber temporarily raises prices for rides and food delivery in Florida

Uber — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Lutsenko_Oleksandr Your next Uber ride or Uber Eats order may cost a little more than usual.  High gas prices have made it harder for drivers of ride-booking apps like Uber and Lyft, which means longer wait times for anyone trying to get somewhere or have food delivered. Beginning on March

Florida gas pumps are running out of gas and prices are skyrocketing amid pipeline hack

Retro “No Gas” sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Everett Collection Florida is feeling the heat at the pumps this week as dozens of gas stations across the state face fuel outages and hour-long lines. It’s almost as if it were a scene pulled right out of the normal hurricane prep outages every year.