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May 9, 2019

Orlando Announces Record 75 Million Visitors, Solidifies Ranking as No. 1 U.S. Travel Destination


(Left to right) Adrian Jones, Visit Orlando Board Chair and Divisional Director USA, Merlin Entertainments USA Inc.; Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings; and George Aguel, President and CEO, Visit Orlando; celebrate a record 75 million visitors to Orlando in 2018.



Celebrates International Gains Despite Economic and Political Headwinds

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tourism officials announced today 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 organization, shared the news as part of National Travel & Tourism Week to a gathering of more than 1,000 tourism and community leaders.

July 12, 2018

Let the Reservations Begin! 100+ Restaurants Offer Great Rates through Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month Sponsored by American Express


19 New Additions for 2018; Plus First-time Vegan Options

ORLANDO, Fla – Starting today, foodies can begin making reservations for Orlando’s most popular restaurant month: Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express. The program returns Aug. 24 – Sept. 30 with several “firsts” including:
·         19 new participating restaurants including numerous diverse cuisines;
·         vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free menu options

The program was designed by Visit Orlando to showcase the wide variety of upscale and diverse dining throughout the destination, while also helping children in need.

May 10, 2018

A New Record for U.S. Travel: Orlando First to Surpass 70 Million Annual Visitors


– Solidifies Rank as America’s Most-Visited Destination –

ORLANDO, Fla. – Tourism officials announced today a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became the first U.S. destination to surpass 70 million annual visitors. In 2017, 72 million visitors traveled to Orlando, an increase of more than 5 percent over the prior year, once again making it America’s most-visited destination.  

Visit Orlando, the region’s official destination tourism and marketing organization, shared the number today at a special gathering of more than 1,000 tourism and community leaders.

May 4, 2018

From Fantasy to Free-Falling: Orlando’s 10 New Summer Attractions


ORLANDO, Fla. – Named one of Travelocity’s Coolest Places to Go in 2018 for Family Travel and AAA’s Top Domestic Summer Destination, Orlando has a fresh lineup of thrilling attractions arriving this summer, giving travelers 10 new reasons to explore the destination, including those inside Orlando’s legendary theme parks, as well as beyond.

ATTRACTION TIPS & DEALS
·         The destination’s only official visitor center, operated by Visit Orlando, offers deals, unbiased expert advice and Instagram-worthy photo ops for guests. The Visit Orlando center is located at 8102 International Drive in the heart of Orlando’s tourism district.

·         For those buying attraction tickets online, Visit Orlando is offering an additional 5 percent off already-discounted tickets from May 14 through June 10 by using promo code SAVE5 at VisitOrlando.com/tickets.

October 15, 2017

As Halloween Creeps Up, 60-foot Spider Arrives on Orlando’s Biggest Web

Halloween Vacation Capital Celebrates Most-Instagrammed Holiday 
With Spider Selfies, Social Media Tricks & Treats



ORLANDO, Fla. – Friday the 13th brings the arrival of the newest addition to Orlando’s Halloween scene: An invasion of spider-centric social media opportunities, including a 60-foot arachnid and 400-foot web (the largest on the East Coast), tailor made for sharing on the “Web.”

As the world’s Halloween Vacation Capital, Orlando features an unparalleled 10 weeks of highly-themed holiday experiences including seasonal attractions, special events, hotel packages, and even the largest horror convention in the nation.

August 26, 2017

Sharks Underwater Grill Prepares for Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month

Limited-Time Offer for Big Savings on a Three-Course-Dinner Alongside Sharks


(ORLANDO, Fla.) August 25, 2017 – Recently recognized by Zagat this year as an excellent eatery, Sharks Underwater Grill, the fine dining restaurant at SeaWorld Orlando, is the only establishment in a theme park participating in Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month sponsored by American Express.

Each fall, Visit Orlando teams up with over 100 local restaurants to offer incredible three-course-dinners for an amazing value: $35 per person.During Magical Dining Month, guests can make a reservation at Sharks Underwater Grill and select an appetizer, dinner, and dessert at this limited-time rate. Decadent lobster bisque, creamy seafood pasta, savory filet mignon and dreamy Key Lime pie are just a few items from the special edition menu for diners can choose from.

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