Five Questions for Anne Hamilton, Vice President, Resort Sales and Services, Disney Destinations

Five Questions for Anne Hamilton, Vice President, Resort Sales and Services, Disney Destinations

  • Posted on 04/21/2015


Hamilton leads the sales and services organization for the Walt Disney World Resort in Central Florida, Disneyland Resort in Southern California and Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa, in Hawaii. She also oversees National Sales offices in major cities across the U.S. Collectively her team of strategic sales and services professionals forges relationships with ...

Orlando Becomes First Destination to Surpass 60 Million Visitors, Sets New Record for U.S. Tourism Industry

Orlando Becomes First Destination to Surpass 60 Million Visitors, Sets New Record for U.S. Tourism Industry

  • Posted on 04/13/2015


Visit Orlando, the destination’s official tourism association, today announced that more than 62 million people visited Orlando in 2014, including 10 million who came for business and conventions. The announcement marks a new all-time record for the U.S. travel industry, solidifying Orlando’s position as the most visited destination in the nation. Visitation ...

Visit Orlando and Orange County Convention Center Announce GRAPH EXPO Exhibition

Visit Orlando and Orange County Convention Center Announce GRAPH EXPO Exhibition

  • Posted on 03/23/2015


MOVING TO ORLANDO FOR FIRST TIME EVER IN 2016 

ORLANDO, Fla., (March 23, 2015) - Visit Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center today announced that GRAPH EXPO, slated for Sept. 25-28, 2016, will take place in Orlando for the first time ever.

GRAPH EXPO is recognized as the year's most innovative and comprehensive exhibition ...

Interesting Venues in Orlando

Interesting Venues in Orlando

  • Posted on 03/05/2015

Are you looking for something interesting for your meeting group to do in Orlando? Look no further! 

Cirque du Soleil La Nouba

Cirque du Soleil La Nouba transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary and stimulates the imagination from beginning to end with daring acrobatics, dazzling choreography, vibrant music and whimsical characters. This completely immersive theatrical ...

What’s New for Meeting Groups in Orlando in 2015!

What’s New for Meeting Groups in Orlando in 2015!

  • Posted on 02/19/2015

Orlando is filled with new and exciting attractions, entertainment and dining - with even more to come! So, if you're planning a meeting in Orlando or coming as an attendee, here are a few things you can do in the evening after the meeting ends or if you plan on extending your stay. Many of ...

Escapology Is a Great Escape for Groups in Orlando

Escapology Is a Great Escape for Groups in Orlando

  • Posted on 02/05/2015

Walk into the doors of what looks like a large storefront on I-Drive into an antique filled room with maps on the wall made to look like an Explorers Club.

As groups get comfortable on leather couches, the head escapologist describes how each team (up to 5 players) will work together to find clues, solve ...

Q&A with Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel GM

Q&A with Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel GM

  • Posted on 01/27/2015

A Few Minutes with Fred Sawyers, General Manager, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel on the new $125-million renovation.

Q: What can we expect with the new renovation?
A: We are undergoing a multi-phase, multi-year, $125 million redesign that will transform every guest room in the 758-room Swan Hotel and the 1,509-room Dolphin ...

Winter Park: Where Culture and Culinary Delights Collide

Winter Park: Where Culture and Culinary Delights Collide

  • Posted on 01/14/2015

 If you're hoping to take a break from the long lines and crowds, take a detour to Winter Park, an urban oasis. Known for its cobble stone paved streets and renowned people watching, this peaceful slice of the city offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks.

One of the ...

Unique Venues for Meetings in Orlando

Unique Venues for Meetings in Orlando

  • Posted on 01/08/2015

East End Market- The East End Market is well known for housing 10 local, independently owned food enterprises. However, a hidden gem for unique private events lies in the open second story space, The Audubon Park Exchange (APEX). The venue offers a spacious floor plan with rustic décor featuring vintage chandeliers and reclaimed barn ...

Play with a Purpose in Orlando Creates Recess-Style Teambuilding Activities for Adults

Play with a Purpose in Orlando Creates Recess-Style Teambuilding Activities for Adults

  • Posted on 12/17/2014

Orlando is seen by many as a playground for families, but Play with a Purpose declares that it is the place for businesspeople to let loose, too. Play with a Purpose puts together teambuilding exercises for corporate conventions and makes events successful in a fun, hilarious and creative way. 
Play with a Purpose specializes in ...