Universal Orlando Aims to Attract More Conventions With Fifth Hotel

Universal Orlando is trying to increase its convention business because attendees spend way more than leisure travelers.

Tourists Stick to Established Destinations in North America Amid Global Demand Shift

Quintessential North American vacation destinations like Orlando, Las Vegas, and the Caribbean remain popular with travelers despite global vacation booking trends shifting to more diverse countries and cities.

Orlando Tourism: No Mass Cancellations Now But Future Unsure

Despite the tragic news coming out of Orlando this month, inbound travel bookings seem to be remaining steady, according to reports from travel agents, tour operators, and other travel suppliers.

As Top U.S. Destination, Orlando Reflects on its Week of Tragedy

Orlando's violent string of tragedies this week has the entire world mourning for victims and calling for change, but tourism in the city and its theme parks carry on in the mean time.

Orlando Massacre Brings Tragedy to a Destination Famous for Its Happy Places

Tourists will still flock to Orlando, even if their excitement is tempered by brutal reality. But they may need reassurance from authorities and attractions that appropriate security measures are being taken.

Disney’s Already Tight Security Gets a Boost After Orlando Shooting

As with any other horrific terrorist attack, any impact to tourism is always short-term. Especially in destinations like Orlando that already top travelers' wish lists.

Not Content With Theme Parks, Orlando Wants to Be a Sports Destination Too

Orlando has plenty of hotel rooms to fill, so it's no surprise the city is looking for more ways to bring tourists. We still expect the city to be known for its theme parks above all, no matter how many NFL events it hosts.

SeaWorld CEO: Orca Shows Will Be More like Documentaries, Less Like Dance Acts

Now that much of the noise over orca breeding and performances has been addressed, budget-conscious tourists might hear SeaWorld's message about competing with rivals on price.

Orlando Holds on to Its Spot as Top U.S. Tourist Destination

With a new Frozen ride opening at Disney's Epcot park this summer, we think it's a safe bet Orlando will continue to reign.

Marriott Expands Its Delta Hotels Brand Into the U.S.

It'll be interesting to see how Marriott International positions the Delta Hotels and Resorts brand globally in comparison to its other brands, including its own Marriott brand and Sheraton, following the merger with Starwood.