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Dec 08, 2017, 12:07 ET Introducing Orlando's New Signature Dish: "Orlando's Honey Nougat Glacé"

The most visited destination in the U.S. has a new must-taste experience: a signature dessert developed to showcase the region's culinary evolution...


Dec 04, 2017, 10:03 ET Orlando's 20 New Additions in 2018

A big year awaits travelers to Orlando, Theme Park Capital of the World®. Thrilling new attractions will launch guests further and faster than...


Nov 16, 2017, 10:41 ET Orlando Unwraps Holiday Events Celebrating the Magic of the Season

Ranked as the best winter family vacation spot among destinations across the globe by U.S. News & World Report as well as the top warm-weather...


Nov 15, 2017, 11:51 ET Visit Orlando Offers Black Friday Savings on more than 50 Orlando Experiences

Deals on Theme Parks, Hotels, Flights and More Means Hundreds of Dollars in Savings for Orlando Travel Visit Orlando, the official tourism...


Nov 07, 2017, 14:30 ET Orlando Unwraps Holiday Events Celebrating the Magic of the Season

Ranked as the best winter family vacation spot among destinations across the globe by U.S. News & World Report as well as the top warm-weather...


Oct 13, 2017, 13:03 ET As Halloween Creeps Up, 60-Foot Spider Arrives On Orlando's Biggest Web

Friday the 13th brings the arrival of the newest addition to Orlando's Halloween scene: An invasion of spider-centric social media opportunities,...


Sep 28, 2017, 10:48 ET Orlando Moonlights as Halloween Vacation Capital

This fall, Halloween fanatics flock to Orlando as the ultimate Halloween Vacation Capital. The destination, recently named AAA's top destination...


Sep 19, 2017, 16:50 ET Scenes from Orlando Tourism: Welcoming Visitors Post-Irma

As the most-visited travel destination in the United States, the Orlando tourism community was quickly up and running post-Hurricane Irma, hosting...


Aug 22, 2017, 13:40 ET Orlando's Good Eats and Holiday Treats: 2017's Must-See Events for Fall and Winter

This fall and winter, there is more to see and do in Orlando than any other time of year. With numerous food and wine feasts, unparalleled...


Aug 04, 2017, 10:35 ET Orlando Labor Day Deals

Signaling the end of the summer travel season, Labor Day weekend is the ideal time for travelers seeking a last-minute getaway at great prices. In...


Jul 06, 2017, 14:27 ET Record 100+ Restaurants Join Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month Sponsored by American Express

Try Orlando's haute cuisine at a hot price this fall. Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month, sponsored by American Express, returns Aug. 25 –...


May 23, 2017, 13:16 ET Orlando's Newest Openings Offer Something for Everyone This Summer

Recently named AAA's Top Destination for Memorial Day Travel, Orlando is unveiling some of the largest expansions in theme park history this week,...


May 11, 2017, 18:41 ET Orlando Thanks Visitors in a Big way for Making it No. 1 Destination in U.S.

Orlando took the concept of appreciating its visitors to unprecedented heights today as it achieved a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title, gathering...


Dec 01, 2016, 15:10 ET Orlando's 17 New "Must-Sees" Coming In 2017

With some of the largest expansions in theme park history and a year packed with new sporting venues and events, Orlando - Theme Park Capital of...


Nov 17, 2016, 10:00 ET Orlando's Holiday Events Shine with Creativity

With candy cane hunts, a life-size chocolate Santa, Macy's Holiday Parade and marching toy soldiers – imagination comes to life in an...


Sep 15, 2016, 10:44 ET Orlando Transforms into "Halloween Capital of the World" in a Two-Month Celebration with 130+ Events

 This fall, Orlando goes from being not only the "theme park capital of the world", but also the "Halloween capital of the world", with over...


Aug 25, 2016, 15:01 ET Visit Orlando's New Mobile App a First for Travelers

The No. 1 most visited destination in the U.S. – known for innovative vacation experiences – unveiled another "first" for visitors...


Aug 17, 2016, 14:56 ET Stretch Out Summer -- And Your Dollars -- With Orlando Labor Day Deals

Labor Day marks the last long weekend of the summer season, and travelers looking for a last-minute, affordable getaway are in luck. Labor Day...


Jul 28, 2016, 10:00 ET Unprecedented 90 Restaurants Participating in Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Sponsored by American Express

This fall, food lovers can experience deals at 90 of the most popular restaurants in Orlando – including 19 new program participants –...


May 11, 2016, 14:03 ET Orlando Welcomes Box Office Hits and Big Thrills as New Attractions Premiere this Summer

From the colossal return of King Kong, to a "Galaxy Far, Far Away" coming closer than ever, to the launch of the tallest, fastest and longest...


May 02, 2016, 15:26 ET Orlando Welcomed 66 Million Visitors in 2015

Visit Orlando announced a new all-time record for the destination. In 2015, 66.1 million people visited Orlando, growing 5.5 percent from 2014 and...


Mar 03, 2016, 14:43 ET Orlando Named No. 1 Destination for Spring Break

 In a recent study of traveler data, Orlando was ranked the No. 1 Spring Break Destination for 2016, according to Orbitz.com. The survey found...


Jan 05, 2016, 10:52 ET From Springs to Falls to Frozen, Orlando Awash With 'A Sweet 16' of New Openings in 2016

From popular film franchises Frozen and King Kong to Orlando's tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster, the theme park capital of the world is...


Feb 05, 2015, 14:09 ET Orlando Named No. 1 Hot Spot for 2015

Visit Orlando Spotlights 15 New Openings In The Coming Year  According to Priceline.com, Orlando is the No. 1 "hot spot" for travelers in...


Sep 30, 2014, 05:59 ET 'Made for Canadians' Deals Offer Savings Up To 50% Off Across Orlando

With Colder Weather Predicted in Canada, Visitors Can Enjoy the Sunshine with 75 Destination-Wide Deals ORLANDO, FL, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ -...