Everyone recognizes Orlando as America’s most visited destination, Theme Park Capital of the World® and the perfect place for an unforgettable vacation experience

But did you know our success extends to business travel as well? 

For the seventh time in eight years (and the fifth in a row), Orlando has been named America’s No. 1 meetings destination by Cvent, an industry-leading global event management company that analyzed booking data from more than 5,000 U.S. cities. 

We lead the pack for a variety of reasons. Affordability, accessibility, quality and variety of facilities, positive brand awareness about Orlando, and our culture of service and hospitality all come to mind. 

Of course, these things all contribute to making Orlando a popular destination for business and leisure travel alike. And even though, as you’ll read below, we have experienced some headwinds this summer in the lodging sector, it’s important to note that Orlando’s overall growth this year is very encouraging … and that we will continue to lead the way for all types of travel, no matter your itinerary.

-- George Aguel