Why LEGOLAND Florida offers great value for visitors


Florida’s LEGOLAND is gaining a reputation for providing great value for money for visitors.

The popular 150-acre theme park, at Winter Haven, is offering a Kids Go Free deal to Florida residents. The promotion is open until 31 July with the purchase of an adult ticket at http://www.legoland.com/kidsgofreefl.

Tickets are valid for visits up until 5 September. Up to three free children’s tickets can be redeemed per transaction. Florida residency is required and will be...

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Orlando has world’s top four theme parks, says TripAdvisor


The world’s top four theme parks are all in Orlando, Florida, according to the top travel review website, TripAdvisor.

Leading the way for the second year in the row in being named the number one amusement park in the United States and the world is Universal’s Islands of Adventure, according to the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Next comes the Discovery Cove swim with dolphins attraction, followed by the Magic Kingdom and Universal Studios Florida.

In fact,...

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Investors can still benefit from rising Central Florida real estate values


The median value of Orlando residential property rose by more than 12% year-over-year in May 2016 and topped $200,000 for the first time in eight years.

The median price of homes in reached $203,000 in May, the first time it has topped $200,000 since August 2008, according to the latest figures from the Orlando Regional Realtor Association (ORRA) and sales volumes rose by 7%. The median price of condos increased 15.29% and the median value of single-family homes increased 10.68%...

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Anything Orlando can do…


A few weeks ago, Feltrim Group welcomed news that Orlando tourism figures reached an estimated high of 66million in 2015 – and is on track to reach 115million during 2016.

Now, it’s Florida’s turn to impress with record visitor numbers of 29.8million in the first three months of 2016, Governor Rick Scott has announced.

The figures rose 4.8% year-over-year to overturn the previous high of 28.5million in the first quarter of 2015, despite Canadian visitors facing a weaker loonie...

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Orlando visitors double in 20 years to hit new record


It’s incredible to think that over the last 20 years, annual visitor numbers to Orlando, Florida, have more than doubled.

Back in 1995, 32.4million visitors came to Orlando, while figures just released show that in 2015 a record 66.1million were drawn by its world-class theme parks, entertainment, restaurants, shops, stores and more.

The all-time high, announced by tourism body VisitOrlando, represents a 5.5% rise over 2014 and again means that Orlando is the number one US...

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