Celebrating Black History, This Month and Beyond

While February marks Black History Month, a national celebration to honor the legacy and achievements of African Americans, in Orlando, our recognition and celebration of Black History continues year-round. At Visit Orlando, one way we enhance travel to our destination is by promoting the diverse…

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Strong Start for Orlando Meetings and Conventions

Orlando’s meetings and conventions sector is off to a great start for 2023 with 13 events scheduled at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in January, and hotel bookings for the group segment are pacing 47% ahead of Q1 2022. Recent groups are also reporting strong attendance. For example…

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Orlando Launches ‘Winter Doesn’t Exist’ Campaign

To stimulate travel demand to Orlando in the first quarter, Visit Orlando launched a winter and spring advertising campaign Jan. 9 in the U.S. and Jan. 16 in Canada. Remaining consistent with our "Unbelievably Real” brand creative, the new winter overlay campaign “Winter Doesn’t Exist” includes…

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Team Orlando Shines at PCMA Convening Leaders

This week, Visit Orlando, in partnership with the Orange County Convention Center, attended PCMA’s Convening Leaders Conference in Columbus, OH. “Team Orlando” coordinated a presentation focused on our region’s global brand, “Unbelievably Real,” that kicked off a session for more than 3,300…

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Cheers to a New Beginning

I’m excited to introduce Terry Prather, COO at Lift Orlando, as Visit Orlando’s new board chair, and the several community and business leaders who are joining our 2023 Board of Directors. Terry is committed to collaboration and service to our community and has extensive experience in the travel…

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly!

Before we officially welcome the new year, I’d like to share how proud I am of the team at Visit Orlando, our membership partners and our destination for making 2022 a successful year! As a community, we can be proud of many achievements. From the launch of our new global brand, “Unbelievably…

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Orlando Experiences to See in 2023!

As an ever-growing destination, Orlando is full of fun and adventure for all. And, making our destination even more appealing, new and exciting experiences are coming in 2023! From top theme parks and attractions, hotels and resorts, fine dining, nightlife, arts and culture, entertainment and more…

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Many Reasons to Celebrate!

As we approach the last few weeks of the year, Visit Orlando gathered over 900 Central Florida tourism industry professionals to celebrate the accomplishments of 2022 during our Year-End Celebration Luncheon at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort at Universal Orlando. We heard from Amazon and Tripadvisor…

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Give the Gift of Orlando Memories

Complementing our domestic winter campaign and aligning Orlando with the joy of the holiday season, we’ve added a campaign with the tagline “Give the Gift of Memories” to build travel demand for 2023. Consumers in our out-of-state markets will see Visit Orlando advertising across the following…

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Orlando Named No. 1 Thanksgiving Destination

According to AAA, Orlando is the No.1 Thanksgiving Destination based on flight, hotel and rental car bookings for Thanksgiving week. As our destination welcomes an influx of visitors from around the world at this busy time of year, it's important to recognize and celebrate our hard-working…

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