Corporate Blog

Category: Visit Orlando Activities

Updates: Feb. 2-15, 2019

MARKETING Contrasting Orlando’s Weather with Canada’s Visit Orlando worked with the The Weather Network, headquartered in Canada, to produce 24 “look-live” segments showcasing what’s new in our destination. Airing Feb. 18 to March 3, the segments promote our warm destination during Canada’s cold…

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Updates: January 19-February 1

CORPORATE East Orlando Chamber Hears Value of Tourism Visit Orlando Chief Marketing Officer Danielle Hollander spoke to more than 75 business leaders at January’s meeting of the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce. She highlighted the importance of the tourism industry, ways we market America's…

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Updates: January 5-18

CORPORATE Aguel Recognized as MPI Lifetime Member Visit Orlando President & CEO George Aguel was recognized as a lifetime member of Meeting Professionals International Jan. 15 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. MPI is the largest meeting and event planner industry association, and Aguel is a…

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Visit Orlando Updates: January 4

PUBLICITY Multiple UK Outlets Tout Orlando for Adults Visit Orlando hosted several journalists from some of the UK's top national media outlets - including the Daily Mirror, Daily Star and New! Magazine - resulting in editorial coverage ahead of a key booking period. The articles, which generated more…

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Visit Orlando Updates: December 17

CORPORATE Jones Inducted as Chair of Visit Orlando Adrian Jones of Merlin Entertainments USA was inducted as Visit Orlando's board chair Thursday at the organization's Annual Meeting & Luncheon. He replaces Don Engfer of Tishman Hotel Corporation, who will stay on as past chair. New board members…

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Visit Orlando Updates: November 30

PUBLICITY Spreading the News About Orlando's Holiday Events Visit Orlando's public relations team secured a five-minute segment on CHCH Morning Live Hamilton, one of Canada's leading morning shows. Lifestyle and travel expert Angie Campanelli highlighted our destination's holiday events, directing…

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Visit Orlando Updates: November 16

M&C Visit Orlando Named Best DMO in Southeast Visit Orlando recently won the 2018 Stella Award as the Best DMO (destination marketing association) in the Southeast. Presented by the publishers of Meetings & Conventions and Successful Meetings magazines, the award recognizes the top organizations…

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Visit Orlando Updates: November 2

CORPORATE i4 Business: Aguel Is Tourism Leader of Year George Aguel, president & CEO of Visit Orlando, has been named Tourism Leader of the Year by i4 Business magazine. He joins seven other individuals "whose business success, community engagement and innovation have helped move the region…

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Visit Orlando Updates: October 19

CORPORATE Aguel Speaks on Tourism and Destination Events Visit Orlando President & CEO George Aguel spoke to 100 business and community leaders Oct. 5 about the intersection of tourism and events that draw thousands of visitors to our destination. The meeting, held at Drive Shack Orlando, was…

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Visit Orlando Updates: October 5

CORPORATE Aguel Earns Recognition From BizBash Magazine Congratulations to Visit Orlando President & CEO George Aguel for being named among the "Top 500 People in Events" by BizBash magazine. "Representing corporate events, associations, trade shows, social events, and more, these people represent…

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