Tag: Orlando

Orlando announces record 75 million visitors in 2018

Tourism officials recently announced a historic milestone for the U.S. travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over the prior year once again solidifies Orlando’s lead position as America’s most-visited destination. Visit Orlando, the region’s official destination tourism and marketing organisation shared the […]

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WOW air’s maiden flight takes off from New Delhi

WOW air, the recently launched Icelandic low-cost long-haul airline began its operations from New Delhi with its inaugural flight being flagged off from Indira Gandhi International Airport. The airline will operate three weekly flights from New Delhi, connecting passengers to North America and Europe through their hub in Iceland (KEF). Post the announcement of the […]

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Orlando received record-setting 72 million travellers last year

According to tourism officials, Orlando in the state of Florida has welcomed a record-setting 72 million tourist last year. The 5% year-over-year increase in visitors was powered by domestic travellers which help Orlando to hold its title as the most visited destination in the United States. “The success in Orlando is great, not just for […]

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Aquatica Orlando completes 10 years; voted Best Orlando Water Park

Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark in Orlando celebrated 10 years of providing extreme and serene watery fun to Orlando visitors and residents. The park was also recently voted “Best Water Park” by Orlando Sentinel readers in the publication’s annual Best Bets reader’s choice awards in 2017. The park, which opened on March 1, 2008, quickly became a […]

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Tour guide to the city of Orlando, Florida

Orlando is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the centre of the Orlando metropolitan area. The city, nicknamed ‘The City Beautiful,’ is known as ‘The Theme Park Capital of the World.’ Source: Expedia

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Orlando records 66 million tourist arrivals in 2015

Around 66.1 million people visited Orlando in 2015, setting an all-new record for the destination. The arrivals account for a 5.5% increase from that of 2014, making Orlando the most visited destination in the nation. “Reaching more than 66 million visitors to Orlando is an amazing accomplishment for our tourism community. This new milestone and […]

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Disney plans ‘Frozen’ attraction at Epcot in Florida

According to Thomas Staggs, Chairman Disney Parks & Resorts, Walt Disney World is planning a new attraction inspired by the popular movie “Frozen” at the Norway Pavilion at Epcot near Orlando. The new attraction replaces the Maelstrom boat ride. Disney is adding “Frozen” attractions to a number of its parks. The company will transform Cinderella […]

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Orlando targets more women and international visitors through tennis

Visit Orlando recently partnered with the United States Tennis Association(USTA) to sponsor the two-week US Open, the start of a year-long partnership that will give the destination marketing organization access to USTA’s 750,000 members. Orlando is one of the most visited U.S. destinations among international tourists. Visit Orlando was the exclusive tourism sponsor of the […]

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Orlando welcomes record 59 million tourists

George Aguel, President and CEO, Visit Orlando announced that Orlando welcomed a record 59 million visitors in 2013, marking a three percent rise than the previous year 2012. “We are so pleased to announce this incredibly exciting news on the closing day of IPW 2014, when travel industry professionals around the world shift their sights […]

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Visit Orlando targets British young couples in new campaign

Central Florida’s tourism industry has recently come up with a new video to attract British young couples to “step out of the ordinary and into Orlando” who can travel at any time of the year and help airlines fill their planes during slower months. According to Visit Orlando, British visitors used to spend an average of […]

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