DW viewer Bob Smith shows his home town in Florida, from Lake Eola to the Orlando Eye to Seaworld, a theme park where you can stroke porpoises and feed stingrays.
Nowhere are new thrills more abundant than in Orlando where the major theme park resorts have been in an arms race, opening new attractions every year recently, with even bigger blockbusters slated for next year.
Hurricane Irma's path of destruction up Florida's Gulf Coast on Sunday threatens to disrupt a thriving state tourism industry worth more than $100 billion annually just months ahead of the busy winter travel season.
The first privately-operated high-speed passenger rail service in the US now boasts a new connection to Miami. Daniel Hicks reports from Florida.
South Africa's third-largest city is becoming popular with tourists, as it shakes off its old reputation. But does the city's regeneration program reach those who need it the most? Sertan Sanderson reports from Durban.
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