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New resources targeting Student/Youth travel sector available on training platform

ORLANDO, Fla. – Visit Orlando, the official tourism association for the most visited destination in the U.S., recently launched a new Student and Youth Travel Specialization module within its Orlando Travel Academy (orlandotravelacademy.com). The online training resource platform provides travel advisors with an additional tool to boost their knowledge of Orlando. The module will now offer travel advisors comprehensive resources tailored to student and youth group travel, providing expert insight and highlighting one-of-a-kind venues through engaging content to enhance their expertise in catering to this market.  

“Orlando is ranked one of the top five domestic student travel destinations,” said Casandra Matej, president and CEO of Visit Orlando. “As the theme park capital of the world, our destination offers diverse attractions, unique educational opportunities and unforgettable arts and cultural performances, taking a student or youth trip to the next level.”

Key highlights of the Student and Youth Travel Module include:

  • Comprehensive destination information tailored to the interests and preferences of student and youth travelers.
  • Insights into Orlando's top attractions, accommodations, transportation and entertainment offerings suitable for educational or performance groups.
  • Guidance on planning educational trips, youth sports events, performance tours and other specialized group travel experiences.
  • Tips for managing group logistics and maximizing value for student and youth group travel clients.
  • Interactive quizzes and assessments to reinforce learning and earn certification as an Orlando Expert.

The Orlando Travel Academy is the destination’s premier E-learning platform, offers travel advisors on-demand high-tech sales planning resources available on any device, including interactive in-depth modules, webinars and training videos.

Orlando Travel Academy graduates also gain access to exclusive offers upon completion of the program. Designated “Certified Orlando Experts” can take advantage of up to 20 offers ranging from complimentary attractions tickets to airline perks.

About Visit Orlando

Visit Orlando is The Official Tourism Association® for Orlando, the most visited destination in the United States, Theme Park Capital of the World® and No. 1 meeting destination in the country. A not-for-profit trade association that brands, markets and sells the Orlando destination globally, we represent more than 1,500 member companies comprising every segment of Central Florida’s tourism community.

Visit Orlando connects consumers and business groups with all facets of Orlando’s travel community, whether for a vacation or meeting. Home to seven of the world’s top theme parks — as well as refreshing water parks, activities to connect with nature, vibrant neighborhoods, a dynamic dining scene with Michelin recognized restaurants, and a robust calendar of entertainment and sports events — Orlando is a diverse, welcoming and inclusive community for all travelers. Find more information at VisitOrlando.com or OrlandoMeeting.com.

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