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NTA Travel Exchange generates 114 million reasons for members to smile

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Travel Exchange 2013 generated 114 million reasons for NTA members to smile, association leaders announced today.

Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service between San Diego and Orlando

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service between Orlando, Fla., and San Diego. The carrier will fly between the two cities five times a week.

Innovative combined event in Orlando brings new buyers and new business

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - NTA’s Travel Exchange this January in Orlando, Florida, is the association’s 62nd convention, but the annual event isn’t showing its age - only its reliable record.

Tribute to the late Gary Sain, President of the Orlando,...

In honor of a great travel leader, we give Tribute to the late Gary Sain, President of the Orlando, Florida, Convention and Visitors Bureau.

What will you see with an ocean-view room?

A man called, furious about a Florida package a travel agent had sold tohim. When asked what was wrong with the vacation in Orlando, he said he was expecting an ocean-view room.

Making Orlando greatest green destination in the world

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, the U.S. Green Building Council, Central Florida Chapter, will make an announcement that will dramatically impact the hospitality industry in Orlando.

TAM starts daily Sao Paulo-Orlando flights

Brazil’s TAM Airlines reports it has a new non-stop daily service from Orlando, Florida, to Sao Paulo, Brazil. TAM clients can choose between flights that leave Orlando at 10:50 a.m.

Orlando to remain the hottest US tourist spot in 2011

Orlando has been a popular destination for tourists from all over the world for many years, but it saw a record number of visitors in 2010.

New York and Orlando squabble over tourist numbers

Figures released this week suggested that Orlando, home to the Disney World resort, had reasserted itself over New York, receiving 51.5 million visits last year compared to its rival's 48.7 million.

Orlando draws record breaking 51.455 million visitors in 2010

ORLANDO, Fla. - In simultaneous bi-coastal events, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs along with City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer in Orlando, Fla.

Employees sue Orlando Hard Rock Cafe

ORLANDO, Fla. - Two Hard Rock Cafe International (Orlando), Inc.

Virgin America launches online promotion

SAN FRANCISCO - Virgin America today launches an online promotion with Awkward Family Photos that celebrates the airline's new Orlando service – and family vacations everywhere.

Universal Orlando: Twenty years of fear opens tonight

ORLANDO, Fla. - A new age of darkness begins as Halloween Horror Nights XX: Twenty Years of Fear opens tonight at Universal Orlando Resort.

SeaWorld guests donate 1 million dollars to conserve wildlife

ORLANDO, Florida - In just four months, more than US$1 million has been pledged to wildlife conservation efforts around the world thanks to vacationing families participating in the new "SeaWorld Care

Educational opportunities abound at THETRADESHOW

Do you want to meet more business partners across the globe? If you’re looking to make more international contacts, you can’t miss THETRADESHOW.

Special Events highlight THETRADESHOW

THETRADESHOW, a 3-day travel show conference program, will offer comprehensive education and training to enrich participants’ careers and increase sales.

Educational opportunities at and beyond THETRADESHOW

This year’s THETRADESHOW, being held in Orlando, Florida, from September 12-14, will help participants become the travel experts their clients desire through the comprehensive education and training

Will magic of Harry Potter work on Orlando’s tourism?

Many people in the tourism industry are looking to the young wizard with hope.

Orlando’s ad blitz aims to lure tourists back to Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. - Central Florida's biggest industry is shelling out millions of dollars to bring tourists and their money back to the region.

Caribbean gets new flights to Aruba

AirTran Airways launched new service between Atlanta and Aruba today, offering one nonstop flight each week.

AirTran Airways offers new service betweeen Des Moines and Orlando

AirTran Airways announced today its latest expansion to Orlando by unveiling service from Des Moines International Airport (DSM).

Tropical Storm Ana causes flight changes for AirTran Airways

Based on current forecasts for Tropical Storm Ana by the National Hurricane Center, AirTran Airways is making adjustments to its flight schedule to and from San Juan.

Michigan pair to spend 67 days as Orlando tourists

Holland, MI — A couple of Holland natives will spend 67 days visiting the tourist spots of Orlando and central Florida.

67 Days of Smiles to give Orlando tourism a boost

ORLANDO, Fla. - Tourism is down about 8 percent worldwide.

New air service between Charleston, WV and Orlando, FL

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it will begin service between Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV, which is a new destination for the carrier, and Orlando In

Disney lays off 1,900

The Walt Disney Co. has eliminated 1,900 jobs since Feb. 18 in its backstage operations in Orlando and California, the company confirmed late Friday.

AirTran Airways adds three new nonstop routes to Orlando

AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc., announced today that it will expand its service to Orlando International Airport with new nonstop flights from Atlantic City International Airp

Poor hotel guest turnout in Orlando

Orlando, Florida (eTN) - Strange as it seems, despite last weekend being sandwiched by Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day, poor visitor turnout was reportedly recorded in the magical city of Orlando