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Universal Launches Enhanced Harry Potter Package

Universal Launches Enhanced Harry Potter Package Universal Orlando Resort has added new enhancements to its popular The Wizarding World of Harry Potter vacation package. And fans are sure to enjoy the recent opening of Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure – the epic new addition to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – plus... more ›
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Get In The Know With Orlando Travel Academy

Visit Orlando Launches New Collection of Travel Trade Tools

Get In The Know With Orlando Travel Academy Visit Orlando has introduced new interactive sales tools and resources for travel agents, including a re-designed Orlando Travel Academy. The Orlando Travel Academy (https://www.orlandotravelacademy.com), the destination’s premier training tool, will provide travel advisors with quick and... more ›
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Universal to Open New Theme Park

Universal to Open New Theme Park Universal Orlando Resort has announced plans to open a fourth theme park – Epic Universal. According to officials, Universal’s Epic Universe will “offer an entirely new level of experiences that will forever redefine theme park entertainment. Guests will venture beyond their wildest... more ›
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Follow Your Sunshine

Florida Wants Canadians To Get Off The Beaten Path

Follow Your Sunshine There's no doubt that Canadians know Florida well, observed VISIT FLORIDA's Sam May during a stop at Press Today's offices in Toronto yesterday, but he's quick to add that there's more to the state that they may not know about. In fact, May explained to PT that VISIT FLORIDA has done a bit of... more ›
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Lauderdale Calling All Canadian Sunbirds

Lauderdale Calling All Canadian Sunbirds Greater Fort Lauderdale is making summer an equally attractive time for Canadians to visit with dpecial offers and VIP hotel packages at some of the destination’s top-tier properties. The Vacation Like a VIP promotion and destination-wide 2-for-1 Summer Savings program runs through Sept.... more ›
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Orlando Welcomes A Record 75 Million Visitors

Orlando Welcomes A Record 75 Million Visitors Tourism officials have announced an historic milestone for the US travel industry as Orlando released news of a record-setting 75 million annual visitors in 2018. The increase of 4.2% over the prior year once again solidifies Orlando’s lead position as America’s most-visited... more ›
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Universal Introduces ‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’

Universal Introduces ‘Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle’ Universal Orlando Resort is inviting travellers to experience a new dimension of sorcery at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter with the introduction of the “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” a new and “original and breathtaking projection experience.” The “Dark Arts at Hogwarts... more ›
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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Coming to Disney Parks

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Coming to Disney Parks Disney Parks is set to transport guests to a galaxy far, far away – with the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge on May 31 at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Ca., and Aug. 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. On opening day for phase one, guests will be transported to the... more ›
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Miami Brings The Heat!

Miami Brings The Heat! It may have been sub-zero temperatures in Toronto last night, but Miami brought the heat as a delegation of tourism officials hosted an evening of all things Miami at the downtown Stratus Restaurant. Led by Suzie Sponder (pictured), senior director of communications, US/Canada, the group... more ›
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New Play Pavilion Coming to Epcot

New Play Pavilion Coming to Epcot Disney has unveiled plans for several new enhancements for Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot, including a new play pavilion, a re-imagined main entrance and an Experience Center showcasing the park’s future. These are the latest additions to a robust lineup of new projects already announced... more ›
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