Articles tagged “orlando”

Airlines

Orlando Rides Leisure Travel Wave Onto World’s Top 10 Busiest Airports List

No coincidence that Orlando International Airport, a key theme park gateway, has cracked this latest Airports Council International ranking. Leisure travel within the U.S. is now racing ahead compared to other regions around the world.

Orlando Rides Leisure Travel Wave Onto World’s Top 10 Busiest Airports List

Hotels

Hotels Get Creative With Experiences to Fill Void During Shoulder Seasons

Repurposing unused square footage to up the ante on experiential travel can give hotels the boost they need — especially during the off-season.

Hotels Get Creative With Experiences to Fill Void During Shoulder Seasons

Airline Weekly

LAX, Orlando to Unveil New Terminals as Part of $13 Billion U.S. Airport Upgrades

Some of the busiest airports in the U.S. took the pause offered by the pandemic to build new terminals and facilities. The work stands them in good stead to handle an anticipated surge in travel this summer.

LAX, Orlando to Unveil New Terminals as Part of $13 Billion U.S. Airport Upgrades

Business Travel

Business Travel Trade Group Looks to Move Past Pandemic, Internal Controversies

The Global Business Travel Association has had a rough ride over the past two years. Its convention in Orlando later this month represents a chance to turn a corner, and it wants to bring the industry along with it.

Business Travel Trade Group Looks to Move Past Pandemic, Internal Controversies

Tourism

Disney Hopes to Reopen Walt Disney World on July 11

Walt Disney World in Orlando being reopened will be something of a watershed moment — but the park needs approval from Florida officials first.

Disney Hopes to Reopen Walt Disney World on July 11

Tourism

Universal Is Going for Full-On Immersion With New Harry Potter Ride

Universal has seen huge returns on its Harry Potter investments. The latest addition is a ride — as opposed to an entire land — but it will still likely draw crowds, especially in the months before Disney's Star Wars expansion opens in Florida.

Universal Is Going for Full-On Immersion With New Harry Potter Ride

Tourism

Disney World’s Latest Pricing Changes Take Aim at Crowd Control

Disney shifted to seasonal pricing a couple of years ago, and the entertainment giant is drilling down even more with the latest changes. Visitors will likely grumble at the more complicated new system, but we don't expect Disney's business to suffer.

Disney World’s Latest Pricing Changes Take Aim at Crowd Control

Tourism

Orlando Theme Parks Are Rolling Out New Rides as They Battle for Visitors

Theme parks realize they need to keep adding more reasons for visitors to come back. That means operators are investing billions over the next several years — and attendees can expect higher prices at the gate.

Orlando Theme Parks Are Rolling Out New Rides as They Battle for Visitors

Rail

The Potential of a High-Speed Florida Train: Miami to Orlando Eventually

The Brightline high-speed train caters to commuters now in South Florida, but Orlando is scheduled to be a destination eventually. That has to have more than a few theme park executives excited.

The Potential of a High-Speed Florida Train: Miami to Orlando Eventually

Tourism

Universal Orlando Has More Land Now to Build the Theme Park Fans Want

We've been wondering for years what Universal will do with the land it was buying up in central Florida — and we continue to wonder with this latest purchase. Given what is already known about the theme park operator's plans and recent growth, we expect the Orlando theme park wars to never end.

Universal Orlando Has More Land Now to Build the Theme Park Fans Want