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Articles tagged “orlando”

Tourism

Universal Orlando fears slump as it breaks ground on Harry Potter, phase two

The entrance of Wizarding World of Harry Potter in 2010 finally gave Disney an Orlando competitor to worry about and, since then, it's been a bit of an arms race in central Florida. The necessary expansion of Potter world will only make the battle more interesting.

Airlines

JetBlue to end Burlington-Orlando nonstop: Few care, but it tells a story

Expect reduced service and competition on a couple of dozen major routes and for regional and smaller airports when American Airlines emerges from bankruptcy and inevitably merges with US Airways or another airline.

JetBlue to end Burlington-Orlando nonstop: Few care, but it tells a story

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High-speed passenger rail service planned for Miami to Orlando by the end of 2014

This will be the first privately-run, non-subsidized passenger service between major cities in the U.S., and take about half the time of the current Amtrak service at a price competitive to flying or driving.

Airlines

Orlando city planners are inspired by Miami Airport’s new rail network

In the midst of planning new commuter rails, central Florida planners realize they should not only aim to connect commercial areas, but also provide easy access to Orlando International Airport, both for the city’s residents and 55 million tourists each year.

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New rail connecting Orlando airport to Miami being finalized

Huge implications for the tourism numbers along the Miami-Orlando corridor in Florida.