Theme Parks in Orlando? Yes! Culture Too? Absolutely

Theme Parks in Orlando? Yes! Culture Too? Absolutely

  • Posted on 02/16/2016


With the opening of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts (DPAC) seen above, there’s been a renewed interest in all things cultural in Orlando. While DPAC is home to Broadway Theater, live music and other performances, there are more than a few other places to “get cultured.” As a bonus, many of ...

 Orlando Plans for Another Banner Year with Expansions and Openings in 2016

Orlando Plans for Another Banner Year with Expansions and Openings in 2016

  • Posted on 01/27/2016


Named by Cvent as the number one meetings destination in the United States, Orlando has proven to be a city that continues to evolve with even more event and meeting space, more group dining venues, new teambuilding experiences and state-of-the-art expansions and upgrades. Meeting professionals in Orlando have unlimited options for creating one-of-a-kind events.

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Give your Orlando Meeting a Daring Edge  With These Adventurous Activities

Give your Orlando Meeting a Daring Edge With These Adventurous Activities

  • Posted on 01/20/2016


While Orlando may be well known for its theme parks, roller coasters are not the only activity that thrill seekers can look forward to during their stay. Orlando boats a wide selection of adventurous activities of both the indoor and outdoor variety. Do your attendees possess a daring spirit? Check out some of Orlando’s ...

Villas of Grand Cypress Launches Redesigned Executive Meeting Center

Villas of Grand Cypress Launches Redesigned Executive Meeting Center

  • Posted on 01/13/2016


Villas of Grand Cypress has announced the redesign of its Executive Meeting Center, a standalone complex that houses 7,200 square-feet of flexible indoor/outdoor event space. Situated on the resort’s 1,500 acres in Orlando’s Lake Buena Vista area and framed by the Villas’ 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-designed golf, the ...

What Do Meeting Planners Want? Development Counsellors International Offers Some Answers

What Do Meeting Planners Want? Development Counsellors International Offers Some Answers

  • Posted on 01/06/2016


More than 200 meeting professionals were surveyed by New York-based Development Counsellors International and some of the revelations that came from the survey were some of the main obstacles meeting planners face when planning a meeting or event. According to the report, more than half of all planners felt their budget was limited and many ...

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Announces the “Top Five Meeting and Event Trends for 2016”

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Announces the “Top Five Meeting and Event Trends for 2016”

  • Posted on 12/30/2015


Each year the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek assesses trends, needs and demands of the meetings industry”, stated John F. Branciforte, director of sales and marketing. The Top 5 was created as thought provokers for an ever changing marketplace.

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The BOATHOUSE at Disney Springs: A Great Place  To Meet and Eat in Orlando

The BOATHOUSE at Disney Springs: A Great Place To Meet and Eat in Orlando

  • Posted on 12/16/2015


The BOATHOUSE in Disney Springs recently opened and it’s a perfect place for your group to enjoy upscale waterfront dining featuring historic boats from the 30s, 40s and 50s. The BOATHOUSE is one of the new venues in The Landing, the first of four planned neighborhoods as Downtown Disney continues to transition into Disney ...

Orlando’s Meeting Groups Will Get a Thrill out of These Shows

Orlando’s Meeting Groups Will Get a Thrill out of These Shows

  • Posted on 12/09/2015


At Capone’s Dinner & Show, the adventure begins in a turn-of-the-century ice cream parlor where you knock three times, say a secret password and enter Gangland Chicago 1931. Handsome mobsters and gorgeous dames shine in this unforgettable production with nonstop surprises, a gangster shoot out, singing, dancing, and interacting with the audience. www.alcapones.com ...

Rosen Shingle Creek Named a 2015 Best In Stay Elite Hotel by Orbitz Worldwide Customers

Rosen Shingle Creek Named a 2015 Best In Stay Elite Hotel by Orbitz Worldwide Customers

  • Posted on 12/02/2015


Rosen Shingle Creek is the winner of a 2015 Orbitz Worldwide Best in Stay Elite Award for being the highest-rated hotel in Orlando. The 2015 Orbitz Best In Stay Awards honor nearly 400 top-rated hotels in 125 popular destinations based on reviews by Orbitz Worldwide consumer brands (Orbitz.com, ebookers, and HotelClub) customers. There are ...

Top New Things to See and Do in the Number One  Meetings Destination in the Country

Top New Things to See and Do in the Number One Meetings Destination in the Country

  • Posted on 11/25/2015


With a whole new lineup of exciting attractions, entertainment, and dining that has come to Orlando this year, it's a great time to plan a meeting in Orlando. Here are some great restaurants and attractions your attendees will want to experience while they’re here:

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In the heart of Orlando's convention ...