The latest numbers showed the strength of tourism in 2017 — a year where Hurricane Irma shut down the theme parks temporarily and disrupted lives in much of the state and cements Orlando, as the World's favorite destination when it comes to tourism.
Orlando Motorsports Park founder Andy Bardar first shared his vision with GrowthSpotter last September for 217 acres at the southwest corner of the W192-S.R. 429 Beltway interchange. That land has been on the market for $13.75 million.
A South Florida racing enthusiast has a purchase contract on one of the largest undeveloped parcels on Kissimmee's W192 tourism corridor, and plans to build a $100 million tourist attraction.
Visit Orlando unveiled a new milestone visitation number as it celebrated the 68M people who visited Orlando in 2016. Dedicating this announcement to our visitors, we teamed up with the Orlando tourism community to show our appreciation by saying "Thank You!" in a new and exciting way.
To do this, the Orlando tourism community came together to hand write thousands of thank you cards for a new campaign we're calling #OrlandosBIGThankYou.
Get ready to paint Orlando orange this Halloween as our world-famous theme parks and attractions become eerie and ghoulish delights for all ages. With over 130 event nights across the destination that range from extreme scares for adults and teens to frights for the family, Orlando is the "Halloween Capital of the World."