The City of Orlando is known throughout the world as one of the most amazing vacation spots to visit. Orlando’s economy focuses on the aerospace and electronics industries, but tourism is responsible for the lion’s share of its revenues.
Only 15 minutes from Orlando Florida is the world-famous Disney World theme park, MGM Studios and EPCOT Center. Universal Studios, Sea World and the International Drive area also are only minutes from downtown Orlando and bring with them a virtual plethora of world-class entertainment and resort hotels that make any vacation stay memorable!
Luxury hotels, restaurants, and tourist facilities abound in and near Orlando, which attracts visitors from throughout the world.
The Univ. of Central Florida and Rollins College are located here as is a busy international airport. Of interest in the town proper are Eola Park, on the shores of Lake Eola in downtown Orlando; botanical gardens; a museum; and a planetarium.
A bustling downtown draws businesses of all types and is especially strong in its ability to attract corporate headquarters.
The city’s potential has only begun to be realized. All told, more than one million additional square feet of construction has been announced for the downtown business district.
Downtown Orlando is more than just business. Charming, high-quality neighborhoods located close by and a vital nightlife give the city a cosmopolitan flavor within a close-knit community. Golf Course Communities and Retirement Communities, as well as “old-fashioned” quaint small towns in the Metro Orlando area are also growing and add to the diversity.
Expansion is under way at Orlando International Airport, one of the fastest growing major international airports in the world and the16th busiest in the nation. And with great weather year-round, Orlando offers a great atmosphere to tee-off on more then 150 golf courses, sail in a hot air balloon or chase the big catch.
The Orange County Convention Center, located on International Drive, now has 2.1 million square feet of exhibit space, making it the 2nd largest convention center in the U.S. 25 minutes east of the Orlando International Airport and located directly across the street from the Peabody Orlando Hotel.
The International Drive Resort Area offers a host of hotels and resorts which cater to today’s business and convention professionals with each offering an array of world-class meetings and banquet facilities
What ultimately sets Metro Orlando apart is its remarkable quality of life. A warm sunny climate; professional sports including basketball, baseball, soccer, football and golf; outdoor recreational activities ranging from auto racing to wind surfing; cultural activities including ballet, museums and Broadway shows; world-famous attractions; nearby beaches and much more are available year-round to Metro Orlando residents.