Secret terms of a $1 million tourism contract with rapper Pitbull to promote Florida beaches have cost Will Seccombe, the head of the state’s tourism agency, his job.
Gov. Rick Scott called for Visit Florida’s CEO to resign, even though noting that Florida has had record tourism income during the last few years with Will Seccombe leading the state’s agency.
Star Wars fans, get ready, your dream may soon come true.
Disney has filed a patent that will allow its theme park visitors to battle with “real” lightsabers.
It appears the patent was filed in 2015, one year before Disney announced it would be opening Star Wars Land at both Disneyland and Disney World.
Hotels in Florida and 9 other states may have been hit by hackers for months.
The hotel operator HEI Hotels & Resorts, which operates approximately 60 hotels and resorts under a variety of brands, was notified by its credit card processor of a potential breach and started an internal investigation. The investigators found malware put into place on the payment processing systems in at least 20 of its properties, four of them in Florida.
Florida is home to the fastest growing cities in the US, according to figures released last week by the US Census Bureau. Florida was home to six of the nation’s 20 fastest-growing metro areas from 2013 to 2014. It seems the beautiful weather, beaches and palm trees in the Sunshine State are drawing more and more Americans and Florida has become the nation’s third most-populous state displacing New York. California and Texas take the first two positions. You can read more on the topic here.