Category archives: Hotels & Resorts

Orlando’s Meeting Hotels Continue to Impress

Orlando’s Meeting Hotels Continue to Impress

  • Posted on 11/07/2017

There’s always something new in Orlando. Check out the latest hotel expansions and renovations taking place in 2017 and beyond that are sure to appeal to your groups.


There’s a reason Orlando has been ranked by Cvent as the No. 1 meeting destination in the United States. While some top destinations may rest ...

Universal Orlando Resort Adds New Elements to Enrich Meeting Experiences

Universal Orlando Resort Adds New Elements to Enrich Meeting Experiences

  • Posted on 08/29/2017

Experiential meetings have become incredibly popular with attendees. Learn how you can count on Orlando to raise the bar with new resources and options to elevate your next meeting.


Planners aiming to up the ante for their next meeting should look no further than Universal Orlando ResortTM, which offers more than 295,000 square ...

What’s New for Disney Meetings

What’s New for Disney Meetings

  • Posted on 05/03/2017


Meeting planners who love the variety of options at Walt Disney World Resort are in for a treat, as new enhancements, expansions and entertainment set the stage for unforgettable meetings and events your guests will talk about long after they go home. 

Hotel Expansions

Disney blog - Coronado Springs rendering

One of the largest single-level convention hotels on the East Coast ...

Caribbean Inspired Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Unveils Meeting & Event Space

Caribbean Inspired Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Unveils Meeting & Event Space

  • Posted on 02/03/2017

 

Looking to inspire your meeting attendees with a bit of tropical flare? Then bring your next Orlando meeting to the Caribbean paradise at Universal Orlando's newest hotel Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

As Universal Orlando Resort’s fifth hotel, the Caribbean-themed resort adds 1,000 guest rooms and 114,000 square feet of total meeting ...

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 ...

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 ...

Want An Unconventional Meeting Spot for Your Next Dinner In Orlando?  The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Offers a Few

Want An Unconventional Meeting Spot for Your Next Dinner In Orlando? The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Offers a Few

  • Posted on 05/04/2016


When it comes to events, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin offers meeting professionals a chance to think outside the box—or inside the kitchen! The hotel now offers receptions, dinners and other group events outside the traditional banquet halls and meetings spaces, in areas including giant freezers, banquet kitchens and back hallways. 

Here ...

After the Meeting, a Round of Golf May Be a Great Way to Relax

After the Meeting, a Round of Golf May Be a Great Way to Relax

  • Posted on 04/12/2016


We’re flush with golf courses here in Orlando—more than 150—so it may be difficult to choose. Here are some well-known courses, not too far from our Convention Center, in the heart of the tourist area.

Shingle Creek Golf Club

The David Harman designed, 18-hole, 7,149-yard championship golf course, below, features undulating ...

 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.

New ...

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 ...

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