Average 30-year mortgage rate rises to 3.45% Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged higher this week, remaining near historically low levels as a continued enticement to prospective homebuyers. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said Thursday the average for the benchmark 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.45 percent from 3.42 percent last week. The average rate is […]
Universal Orlando’s fifth on-property resort has officially opened its doors. Loews Sapphire Falls Resort greeted its first guests on Thursday morning. Sapphire Falls, located between the company’s Royal Pacific and Cabana Bay Beach resorts, carries a Caribbean theme. It has 1,000 rooms, bringing the total for Universal hotels to 5,200. It’s Universal Orlando’s first new […]
Construction continues in the future site of the Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. This brand-new dining location promises to be one of the most themed restaurants at Universal’s CityWalk. As you will notice in this photo-update, numerous themed elements have been installed on the building that formerly housed the NBA City Restaurant, making […]
The Incredible Hulk Coaster will soon return to Universal’s Islands of Adventure looking better than ever. Among the many enhancements, Guests will be able to enjoy a completely redesigned queue that will feature a new storyline, amazing special effects, an enhanced loading area, as well as a few surprises along the […]
Wow, what a year it is turning out to be! Full of mixed emotions as the political events unfold this side and the other side of the pond in the UK. Especially our British sellers of vacation homes are going to be reaping the benefits of the current exchange rate. As they go through the process of selling […]
Universal Orlando executives are currently giving a presentation at the US Travel Association’s IPW convention, including first-ever concrete details about Volcano Bay, its brand-new, next-generation water park. The park will contain 18 different attractions, and tickets go on sale starting June 1. Stay tuned for more in-depth analysis momentarily.
This past year our Team at Vacay & Co has been supporting the homeless in Nicaragua along with other charities that we support. Helping building homes for the homeless in Nicaragua. Food, housing, and safe water to the poorest. •Shelter for abused women and children. •A way out for those trapped in slavery and the […]