Nationally, growth in the corporate events industry indicates a strong economy. And in Orlando, where the convention industry positively contributes to tourism's overall economic impact of more than $70 billion, we're well-positioned to continue reaping the benefits of being one of America's top meetings and convention destinations.
Speaking of travel-related benefits, June was another record month for Orange County's Tourist Development Tax. As you'll read below, TDT collections were 16.4 percent higher than in June 2017 - yet another sign that tourism in Orlando keeps growing by leaps and bounds ... and strengthening our economy in the process.
-- George Aguel