Friday, November 15, 2019
On Thursday, the Florida delegation held a meeting to focus on tourism which remains the biggest industry in the Sunshine State. The two chairmen of the delegation--Democrat U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings and Republican U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan--set up the meeting...
During Comcast's third-quarter earnings call, executives said Epic Universe is set to open in the year 2023.
Last week, Condé Nast Traveler published its annual Reader's Choice awards for the Best Airports in America. Two airports in Florida made the top 10 list as Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) ranked eighth and Tampa International Airport (TPA) ranked sixth.
Earlier this month, SeaWorld Orlando, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island and Disney World released new details regarding rides scheduled to open in the spring.
Orange County is trying to put together a project list and drum up public support for a one percent increase in the sales tax to help the area’s transportation.
The game staying for an additional year is considered a major win for the tourism industry. The Pro Bowl has generated more TV viewers than any other sporting event that Orlando has hosted since the Orlando Magic made the NBA finals a decade ago.
“The hub features tips and resources for green, sustainable travel throughout the state. Visitors can find information about environmentally friendly attractions, activities, dining, transportation, and lodging – and how to practice voluntourism while in Florida,” the governor’s office noted. 
Comcast disclosed that Epic Universe is being built on a multi-hundred-acre plot of land northeast of the Orange County Convention Center, approximately four miles from Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios.
Florida's theme parks have enjoyed strong attendance in recent months and there are several new attractions which could help both Disney World and Universal Orlando improve on their record-breaking 2018. Here are some of the new attractions that will attract visitors for the fall 2019 season.
PETA claims that SeaWorld has a history of “notorious animal abuse” and applauded Virgin Holidays decision to end its relationship with the Florida theme park.