lifestyle

Best Bites Coming To Walt Disney World® Resort In October

Best Bites Coming To Walt Disney World® Resort In October

Flying Fish has added a few new signature dishes to their menu, including a Filet Mignon with asparagus and honshimeji mushroom as well as Chilean Seabass with Spanish octopus and vegetable mélange and Sardinian Pasta featuring Maine lobster, scallops, shrimp, and garden herbs. And for dessert, satisfy your sweet tooth with a delectable Cocoa Beach with vanilla custard, milk chocolate bavarois, and feuilletine crunch.

The Active Adult Market Continues To Expand Its Options In Orlando

The Active Adult Market Continues To Expand Its Options In Orlando

It’s no surprise for those of us that call “The City Beautiful” home, that we’re now seeing expanded development options for Baby Boomers through an abundance of newly announced Active Adult (55+ communities), for those looking to take advantage of the pleasant and serene living atmosphere which is perfect for senior citizens in their retirement age.

Need Convincing About Orlando Being The Vacation Capital Of The World?

Need Convincing About Orlando Being The Vacation Capital Of The World?

Tourism annually generates approximately $71 billion in economic impact and supports roughly 449,000 jobs (41% of Orlando’s workforce). Visitor spending, in the neighborhood of $45 billion, provides more than $2 billion in state taxes and $3 billion in local taxes. Also, since 2009, visitation has increased 55%, while visitor spending is up 75%.

Orlando Officially Named Host City For 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

Orlando Officially Named Host City For 2022 Special Olympics USA Games

The Games will be comprised of 15 Olympic-type team and individual sports, as well as 5 potential demonstration sports. The Games will be hosted at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort, the YMCA Aquatic Center, the U.S. Tennis Association campus in Lake Nona, and other sporting facilities across the Orlando area.

Record Setting Orlando Welcomes 72 Million Visitors In 2017

Record Setting Orlando Welcomes 72 Million Visitors In 2017

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.

Looking To Tie The Knot - Head To The Land of Fantasy And Make Believe

Looking To Tie The Knot - Head To The Land of Fantasy And Make Believe

According to a WalletHub study, Orlando beat out Las Vegas to earn the 2018 top spot. The study looked at factors such as the average cost of a wedding; the number of wedding chapels, churches, and bridal shops; and, of course, activities and attractions.

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 14,000 Private-Sector Jobs in November

Florida Businesses Created Nearly 14,000 Private-Sector Jobs in November

Florida’s unemployment rate is at a 10-year low and that nearly 14,000 jobs were created for families across the state last month. As we near the end of the year, it is important to reflect on how far our state has come and how we must continue to fight every day to build on this success.

Orlando Is No. 1 City For Recreation For Second Year In A Row

Orlando Is No. 1 City For Recreation For Second Year In A Row

For the second year in a row, Orlando ranks No. 1 in Wallethub’s best cities for recreation list. San Diego, Las Vegas, Tampa and Atlanta followed behind, respectively, to complete the top 5. Based on the premise that staying active is good for your health AND your wallet, Wallethub compared 100 of the largest U.S. cities to determine the cities that best enable recreational activities.

Here's How Much Canadians Love To Buy Florida Homes

Here's How Much Canadians Love To Buy Florida Homes

The Orlando Agency have recently set up a headquarters for Canadian's looking to purchase real estate in Orlando, fast becoming to go-to destination for many Canadians contemplating investment into the Florida real estate market. "We've seen a large number of Canadians purchasing in Orlando as opposed to the traditional areas of the South-East and South-West of Florida, mainly due to the variance of real estate options, combined with income potential that's available in the World's #1 Vacation Destination", says Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, Garry Walmsley of Global Real Estate Services.

Orlando Is No. 1 City For Recreation For Second Year In A Row

Orlando Is No. 1 City For Recreation For Second Year In A Row

With a bounty of performance arts centers, theatres and festivals, a rising foodie scene, a plethora of public parks as well as world-class teams and athletes, Orlando’s latest ranking comes as no surprise to its many residents. In fact, in the heart of downtown Orlando resides one of the most iconic parks in the state: Lake Eola Park.