Category Archives: Travel

Walt Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary Merchandise Invites Guests to Celebrate in Style

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Source: Walt Disney World Resort // For 50 years, no trip to the Walt Disney World Resort has been complete without bringing home a treasured souvenir – a special something that told everyone, “I went to Disney World!” In honor of the resort’s 50th anniversary, guests will discover new merchandise collections…

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“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” to Make its Ominous Return to Universal Orlando Resort This Fall

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Source: Universal Orlando Resort // The darker side of the Wizarding World will once again return to Universal Orlando Resort this fall, running nightly beginning Saturday, September 18 in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade. These breathtaking experiences use state-of-the-art technology, like projection mapping, special effects and lighting, to…

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Airport changes name after years of fighting over ‘Orlando

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — After years of fighting and litigation over who can include “Orlando” in the name of their central Florida airport, Orlando International Airport officials and Orlando Melbourne International Airport officials have tentatively agreed that Orlando Melbourne International Airport will change its name to Melbourne Orlando International Airport. The Melbourne Airport Authority announced…

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Visit Orlando Unfolds Bold Plan as Tourism Increases Ahead of Memorial Day

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Visit Orlando held its Travel & Tourism event at Orange County Convention Center Tuesday in honor of National Travel & Tourism Week. Elected officials on the local, county, and state levels attended today’s presentation, including State Rep. Daisy Morales (District 48), State Rep. Anna Eskamani, (District 47) (virtually), Orange County Mayor Jerry…

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ICON Park President and CEO Named Tourism Leader of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Chris Jaskiewicz, the president and CEO of the $250 million, 20-acre ICON Park, which is home to dozens of businesses, and who is at the forefront of helping the tourism industry survive the financial downturn of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been named Tourism Business Leader of the Year by i4 Business Magazine.…

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