International Insect Industry Forms a Happy Hive in Orlando for ICE 2016

International Insect Industry Forms a Happy Hive in Orlando for ICE 2016

  • Posted on 11/29/2016

 

Orlando was abuzz with the recent International Congress of Entomology, held September 25 – 30. Returning to the USA for the first time since 1976, this year’s Congress was themed around “Entomology without Borders.”

Serving as meeting point for visitors from around the world, Orlando was the perfect location for the conference. With world-class amenities ...

Planet Hollywood in Disney Springs Announces Off-The-Hook Menu

Planet Hollywood in Disney Springs Announces Off-The-Hook Menu

  • Posted on 11/28/2016

 

Any way you slice it, dining in Orlando is “Shut the front door,” “Off the hook!” delicious and soon celebrity chef Guy Fieri will be bringing his banging food style to town with the opening of the Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs, late this fall. The recently announced menu brings back some of the ...

Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek Opens New Meeting Space

Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek Opens New Meeting Space

  • Posted on 11/28/2016

Pictured from left: Fred Shea, Senior Vice President of Convention Sales and Services, Visit Orlando; Charlie Kingston, General Manager, Wyndham Grand; George Aguel, President and CEO, Visit Orlando; and John Branciforte, Area Director of Sales and Marketing, Wyndham Grand.

Wyndham Grand Orlando Bonnet Creek's brand new $5 million ballroom and meeting room is now ...

5 Unique Chocolaty Indulgences at Universal’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium

5 Unique Chocolaty Indulgences at Universal’s Toothsome Chocolate Emporium

  • Posted on 10/20/2016

 

All chocolate lovers get ready to fulfill your chocolate flavored fantasies at the brand new Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen. Now open at Universal CityWalk, dining at Universal Orlando Resort is now sweet with chocolaty goodness with one-of-a kind gourmet treats, specialty custom flavored milkshakes, and hearty appetizers and entrees - all featuring a very ...

Visit Orlando Launches New Destination Mobile App

Visit Orlando Launches New Destination Mobile App

  • Posted on 10/05/2016

 

Visiting Orlando just got a whole lot easier with the launch of our new mobile app. Through groundbreaking functionalities visitors can use their mobile device to explore the destination and find restaurants and attractions near them during their stay, which is sure to enhance your attendee experience. 

From the home of innovation, Visit Orlando’s ...

Unexpected Orlando: Unique Museums to Visit During your Next Orlando Meeting

Unexpected Orlando: Unique Museums to Visit During your Next Orlando Meeting

  • Posted on 09/20/2016

 

Looking for a breakaway from the ordinary during your Orlando meeting? Why not add a few fun pit stops to the itinerary? Check out these unique and interactive museums around Orlando for some destination inspiration.

Madame Tussauds

Where can you find Zac Efron, Madonna and Shaquille O’Neal all under one roof? Only at Madame ...

Five Chefs. Fab Hotels. Orlando’s Freshest Farm-to-Table Fare.

Five Chefs. Fab Hotels. Orlando’s Freshest Farm-to-Table Fare.

  • Posted on 08/24/2016

 

Some Orlando hotels source so local, the chefs pick it themselves.
By Amy Drew Thompson


Orlando dining is not immune to trends. In fact, we set them. Celebrity chefs including Emeril Lagasse, Masaharu Morimoto and Norman Van Aken have set up shop here and we've got more James Beard nominees than you can shake ...

Worth Magazine Names Orlando a  “Most Dynamic City in America” for 2016

Worth Magazine Names Orlando a “Most Dynamic City in America” for 2016

  • Posted on 08/16/2016

 

Orlando -- the most visited destination in the nation as well as the number one region for both job and population growth -- has been recognized as one of the “Most Dynamic Cities in America” by the Worth Group, an integrated media company recognized as a resource for high net-worth individuals and world-class brands.

Featured in the ...

8 Reasons Why You Can Skip Renting a Car In This Top Meetings Destination

8 Reasons Why You Can Skip Renting a Car In This Top Meetings Destination

  • Posted on 08/03/2016

The two-mile strip known as International Drive, or I-Drive by locals, in Orlando's Convention District makes for a fun and entertaining excursion sure to enhance your attendee's experience. But despite the fact that it's called a drive, it's really better to take it all in on a stroll. While many visitors ...

Cvent Awards Orlando the Top Meetings City in the U.S….Again!

Cvent Awards Orlando the Top Meetings City in the U.S….Again!

  • Posted on 07/26/2016

 

Orlando has ranked No. 1 in four of the five years the ranking has been published.

Where are the top meeting cities around the country? Cvent answers that question with its annual report based on meeting and event bookings through its Cvent Supplier Network. The top three U.S. meeting and event cities, according to ...