| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:59 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The NFL set scoring and yardage records last season — the league loves that — and had all the hallmarks of competitive balance, including 48% of games that were decided by seven points or fewer, the fourth-most in...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:50 PM
ORLANDO, Fla. — The death this week of Ralph Wilson, founder and sole owner of the Buffalo Bills, was but half the heartache of the NFL franchise and its fans.
Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly, who led the Bills to four Super Bowl appearances in...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:59 AM
David Serus has been appointed executive chef at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes. He will oversee all culinary operations at the 582-room property. Serus will continue the resort’s commitment to a sustainable cuisine as he partners with chef...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:13 PM
Attorney Michael Caspino and 10 members of his staff have joined the Irvine law practice The Busch Firm to form Busch & Caspino, which will focus on estate and tax planning, corporate real estate and business litigation, as well as religious organizations...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:15 AM
Who knew lemurs were zen masters?
The primates, whose ancestors came to Madagascar some 60 million years ago, love to play. They also enjoy a good siesta on a handy branch, and when they are happy, they emit a cute little noise akin to a piglet's snort....
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:11 PM
In most luxury hotels, if you want wireless Internet access, you are going to have to pay.
That trend may be changing. Sort of.
Loews Hotels & Resorts announced last month that it will offer free Wi-Fi at all 18 of its hotels, including the ones in...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:55 PM
MOSCOW — Once I came to Moscow to cover an urban ballooning expedition. In winter. But when the balloonists came face to frigid, wind-lashed face with the winter here — well, we never got off the ground.
And so, as icy gales scoured the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Executive chef Sean Woods is retiring from The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. after 22 years of service. Sean and his family are moving to Atlanta, where Sean will manage the Cherokee Town Club kitchen. Woods joined the opening team at hotel's Grande Lakes...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas.
Hyatt's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a record high after...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Can pictures of flowers and cozy couches tame the traveling beast? Apparently. Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) last year tested amenities, including a "recomposure area" at one of its security checkpoints, that were designed to calm...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Teen volleyball players, firefighters and female engineers are among the Los Angeles visitors who are expected to make 2014 one of the biggest years for the L.A. Convention Center in decades.
The Convention Center has booked 29 conventions for 2014,...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:15 AM
If you fly JetBlue or Southwest, rent a car from National or Enterprise, stay at a Homewood Suites, a Staybridge Suites or a Drury hotel, a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton, your trip will probably be marked by good customer service.
Those brands on...