Orlando is the most visited destination in the United States, the Theme Park Capital of the World® and the country's number one meeting destination. The tourism board seeks to highlight these key messages, as well as a variety of talking points heading into 2024, including accessibility, the latest openings inside and outside the parks, affordable Orlando and lesser-known experiences.
Orlando is constantly evolving with many new openings and additions planned for late 2023 and early 2024.
The luxurious Waldorf Astoria Orlando is undergoing a comprehensive, multi-phase reimagining and is expected to debut in December 2023.
Ideal for families and groups, Evermore Orlando Resort is planning a grand opening in late 2023, with reservations open for stays beginning February 5, 2024. This resort will be a reimagined 10,000-room resort, offering a variety of resort experiences. stays from single rooms. houses and villas to flats. Also on site, a new Conrad Orlando features 433 rooms, including 51 regular suites and 10 spacious family suites.
Florida's Brightline high-speed rail service is revolutionizing travel from Orlando to Miami, with service operating beginning September 22, 2023. The route includes 16 daily roundtrips with hourly departures, including stops at Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, and Aventura.
Journey of Water, inspired by Moana, debuts in late 2023 within World Nature, the EPCOT neighborhood dedicated to understanding and preserving the beauty, wonder and balance of the natural world. The all-ages attraction will allow visitors to explore and interact with water as it travels from the skies to the oceans and back again.
Caribe Royale Orlando Resort will debut its new sports-focused facility, Stadium Club, in January 2024.
Universal Orlando Resort will debut an all-new themed land featuring DreamWorks Animations animated characters in an immersive, interactive experience in 2024. The land will feature Gabby from Gabby's Dollhouse, along with interactive play spaces and attractions including characters from Shrek, Trolls, Kung Fu Panda and more.