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Visit Orlando Names Ron Keith National Account Director

Visit Orlando Names Ron Keith National Account Director

  • Posted on 08/12/2015

Visit Orlando is pleased to announce it has hired Ron Keith as a National Account Director. He is based in the Washington, DC area. Keith comes to Visit Orlando with more than 20 years of sales, client relations and association management. Most recently he was Director of Strategic Accounts, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts in Washington, DC ...

Want to Put Together a Pillow Gift with Local Orlando Products During Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Ideas:

Want to Put Together a Pillow Gift with Local Orlando Products During Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Ideas:

  • Posted on 08/05/2015


Five Star Florida Finds puts together boxes of goodies for your meeting attendees like local honey, shortbread cookies and jams and jellies made right here in Orlando. Pictured above is one of the boxes containing some delicious Central Florida finds. www.fivestarfloridsfinds.com.

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Your attendees can go home with their own Pitmaster Kit with 4R ...

Seven Places to Have a Cocktail in Orlando After The Meeting

Seven Places to Have a Cocktail in Orlando After The Meeting

  • Posted on 07/29/2015


1. Blue Martini is in The Pointe Orlando dining and entertainment district. It’s a trendy upscale lounge with a warm, welcoming environment with live entertainment nightly. Blue Martini is known for offering over 42 signature Martinis, specialty cocktails, fine wines & spirits, and delicious sharable bites. 

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2. In 2015, Tin Roof – A Live Music Joint ...

The Unique Spaces at I-Drive 360 Complex for Your Next Orlando Meeting or Event

The Unique Spaces at I-Drive 360 Complex for Your Next Orlando Meeting or Event

  • Posted on 07/22/2015


May 4th marked the opening of the Orlando Eye, a 400-ft.-tall observation wheel with fantastic views of the Orlando tourist district and beyond. Small groups of up to 15 can ride in the 30 air-conditioned capsules for an elegant champagne toast while toasting the sites.  At the base of the Eye, below, groups of ...

Orlando Hosts International Pow Wow with Record-breaking Attendance

Orlando Hosts International Pow Wow with Record-breaking Attendance

  • Posted on 07/20/2015


Q&A with Barbara Logan, Vice President, Meeting and Event Services, U.S. Travel Association

More than 6,500 delegates from 73 countries, including more than 1,300 international and domestic travel buyers and 500 media attended Pow Wow (IPW), the travel industry's premier international marketplace. The event, the largest single generator of travel ...

Teambuilding During Your Meeting  is Easy With So Many Activities Right Here in Orlando!

Teambuilding During Your Meeting is Easy With So Many Activities Right Here in Orlando!

  • Posted on 07/15/2015


Want to add some healthy competition to your next meeting? Here are some of the ways meeting professionals can engage their groups in Orlando.

Using ipads, smart phones, video cameras and QR codes, The Techno-Amazing Race event by Play with a Purpose opens the door to adventure in the city or one of at one ...

Here for a Meeting or Convention in Orlando? Check out Some of Orlando’s Dining and Entertainment Districts

Here for a Meeting or Convention in Orlando? Check out Some of Orlando’s Dining and Entertainment Districts

  • Posted on 07/01/2015


New restaurants abound in every area in Orlando—from fantastic steak and fish houses in our top convention hotels, to many farm-to-table restaurants that actually grow their own produce on property! All of our dining districts are great for group dine-arounds and some can even host block parties. Here are some updates on our newest ...

Want to Put a Little Latin Spice in Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Great Restaurants for Your Next Group

Want to Put a Little Latin Spice in Your Next Orlando Meeting? Here Are Some Great Restaurants for Your Next Group

  • Posted on 06/24/2015


Lolailo the Original is a Spanish and tapas restaurant with authentic Spanish food. The spacious dining room is on one side and a lounge on the other, making each room flow one to the other. The colorfully painted mural on one side of the wall gives it an old world feel and the cuisine, like ...

Fun Facts About Meeting In Orlando

Fun Facts About Meeting In Orlando

  • Posted on 06/18/2015

 

  • Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek’s restaurant deep blu seafood grille serves 5,171 crab cakes annually.

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  • "Musica della Notte" (Music of the Night) is at sunset at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel's Harbor Piazza. This musical celebration showcases a unique blend of classic opera, romantic and festive music, along with 'popera' favorites ...
Orlando’s Growing WOW Factor

Orlando’s Growing WOW Factor

  • Posted on 05/29/2015


With a wide variety of resorts, famous attractions and new dining and entertainment complexes cropping up, there’s always something new happening in Orlando. For meeting groups looking for that wow factor, this is the place to be. From a plethora of enhancements to the world-renowned Orange County Convention Center and expansions at its many ...

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