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Experience Kissimmee Newsletter- What\’s New 2013

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is the most wonderful time of the year, especially in Florida where the
weather is mildly cool and guests are enjoying the many attractions in
and around the area. Kissimmee offers a variety of new offerings for
guests of any age or interest. Many Central Florida attractions are just
a short drive from Kissimmee. CHECK OUT WHAT’S NEW FOR 2013!


Suites recently opened a new hotel in Kissimmee. The 300-room, 11-story
hotel is the newest addition to the Embassy Suites chain. The new hotel
is equipped with 40,000 square feet of meeting and event space with
indoor/ outdoor options. Embassy Suites is conveniently located within
10 minutes of several theme parks and 20 minutes from the Orlando
International Airport. For more information visit: www.embassysuitesorlando.com

January 2013, the Chocolate Kingdom – Factory Adventure Tour
opened. The Factory Adventure Tour is an interactive journey that
uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy
chocolate bar. The Chocolate Kingdom is the most unique chocolate
experience in North America, and the first of its kind located in
Kissimmee. Chocoholics will be inspired and amazed no matter what age!
Family owned and operated by Edgar Schaked, the Chocolate Kingdom dates
back 3 generations of chocolate making. Educational and
behind-the-scenes tours are offered where guests make their own
chocolate bars. For more information, or to set up a behind the scenes
chocolate tour visit: www.chocolatekingdom.com


The new
Best Western Premier Saratoga Resort Villas of Kissimmee, FL offers
luxury style villas, surrounded by a sanctuary of natural beauty located
just minutes from parks and attractions. Eighteen acres of natural
beauty, lush gardens and spectacular waterways are the true cornerstone
of this villa-style resort.

property boasts a total of 150 two- and three- bedroom villas with
private waterfront balconies overlooking majestic water fountains and
winding waterways. Villas are fully furnished and equipped with
kitchens, Wi-Fi, In-room safes, MP3 radio, and flat screen HD
televisions. Two-bedroom villas comfortably accommodate six individuals
while the two-bedroom loft and three-bedroom villas comfortably fit up
to eight.

new resort is conveniently located just minutes from attractions,
shopping, dining and entertainment. For more information visit:

The coldest theme park attraction in the world, Antartica: Empire of the Penguin,
will open at SeaWorld Orlando in late spring 2013. Riders will mimic
the movements of these animals as they follow a young penguin across the
artic and are immersed in a colony of penguins. The area of the park
will also include a new gift shop and restaurant. It’s time to prepare
for battle at Universal Orlando Resort. This summer, TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D will bring autobots and decepticons to Central Florida.

Help save mankind on this thrilling, High Definition adventure. A new
space shuttle display at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will be
the new home of the retired Atlantis. Opening in July, the interactive
exhibit will tell the story of the 30-year Space Shuttle Program and
peek into the future of space exploration. These great new additions to
the Central Florida destination, combined with all of the new
attractions that made their debut here in late 2012, means there’s no
better time to plan a vacation to Kissimmee today.

it’s a visitor’s first airboat ride or their tenth, there is always
something exciting to experience in the swamp. The wilderness is a
unique Central Florida attraction, shying away from the concrete jungle
of Orlando and providing visitors with an eco-tour like no other.
Wildlife Park’s captains know firsthand where the gators like to hang
out, and give guests every opportunity to potentially encounter a gator

Wildlife Park is also home to several beautiful exotic species
including Zebras, Watusi, Water Buffalo, Emu and Zebu. Enjoy natural
Florida on a 500 foot sightseeing dock that overlooks the swamp as
guests make their way down to the boats. For more information visit: www.wildfloridairboats.com


ready for the biggest zipline adventure in Central Florida! Along the
thrilling 2.5 hour guided journey, guests take on 7 different ziplines
and 3 skybridges. Stop and take it all in from 10 aerial observation
platforms high above the treetops with views looking out 10 miles in all
directions over the 4700 acre Forever Florida Wildlife Conservation

Canopy Cycle – This is a first of its kind adventure in the USA!
Suspended from a network of high tension steel cables, guests pedal
their way through the Pine Flatwoods and over densely forested wetlands
on this one of a kind 45 minute journey. Keep an eye out for Forever
Florida’s natural residents and unique foliage as visitors explore all
levels of the conservation lands from ground level to treetop heights up
to 25 feet! Plus, make their way over a 13 foot alligator pond. For
more information visit: www.floridaecosafaris.com/EcoPark/

Contact Us
For more information on Kissimmee please visit: www.ExperienceKissimmee.com

Christine Duarte
Kissimmee, Florida
Represented in Canada by
VoX International
Email: christine@voxtm.ca
Tel: 416 935-1896 ext. 232

Andrew Ricketts
Kissimmee, Florida
Represented in Canada by
VoX International
Email: andrew@voxtm.ca
Tel: 416 935-1896 ext. 237
Simon Bensmail
Experience Kissimmee
Email: sbensmail@experiencekissimmee.com
Tel: 407 742-8215