The city of Orlando has steadily been welcoming more and more travelers through its gates every year since the great recession put a temporary pause on many family’s travel plans. Today Orlando tourism officials announced a historic milestone in the travel industry as Orlando became… Read More »City of Orlando is America’s most-visited destination for 2017
The tourism business is a fickle one. Travelers select an Orlando vacation destination, at least in part, because they want a stress free experience. If suddenly they have to worry about a disease like the Zika virus, one we are still learning how to prevent… Read More »Walt Disney World to combat Zika carrying Mosquitoes with free repellent
Orlando welcomed a record breaking 51.455 Million visitors in 2010; a double-digit growth over 2009. Even though the numbers of 2009 were depressed by the economy, that’s still pretty impressive. With this record, Orlando is the first destination in the country to welcome more than 50 million visitors and remains the most visited destination in the U.S.
Congratulations to everyone involved in keeping the convention and tourism business flowing into Orlando. You’re keeping the Central Florida economy afloat. This despite the best efforts of the new Governor who refuses to spend money to build up business and tourism infrastructure and the TSA who erects as many barriers to civilized international travel as humanly possible. Still, I never had a doubt you could do it.
Click below the jump to find out how Orlando overcame the obstacles: