Last week, I shared with you our new advertisement for our Meeting Safely Today for a Stronger Tomorrow campaign. We continue to focus our efforts on providing a safe and healthy venue for our customers and attendees, and are dedicated to working with our countless destination partners to secure the future of Orlando – the No. 1 city for meetings and conventions (Cvent 2020). 

Together with our regional partners, Orlando has implemented all of the necessary precautions and protocols to welcome back attendees and visitors, further offering a blueprint to navigating conventions, trade shows and live events. I encourage you to watch this interview featured on IAEE TV’s The Exhibitions Channel that highlights how the OCCC is leading the way for the industry, with the necessary tools, strategies and methods to Meet Safely Today for a Stronger Tomorrow at the Center.

We are confident that with the OCCC’s Recovery and Resiliency Guidelines in place, we can safely and successfully host your convention and trade show. As always, thank you for your continued partnership and trust in the OCCC.
Mark Tester
Executive Director
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando International Airport Update 
Travel is resuming and Orlando International Airport (MCO) is ready to reconnect you. Passenger traffic continues to increase with the majority of travel coming within the United States. MCO currently has service to 61 domestic destinations. MCO is also prioritizing the health and safety of travelers and has adapted to meet its customers’ new expectations.
The airport has been updating its environmental management system including 100 new upgraded air handlers, adding sterilizing Ultraviolet (UV) lighting and using high-efficiency filters that reduce particulates in all the air that moves through the distribution system.

Partner Hotel Updates
Our connected partner hotels are open and ready to welcome you back.

The Hyatt Regency Orlando recently announced that they are among the first hotels across the globe to receive the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation. This is the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response and recovery accreditation. Click here to learn more about the Hyatt’s Global Care and Cleanliness Commitment.

Rosen Hotels & Resorts remains committed to the safety and well-being of its guests and associates. They have launched Rosen’s Total Commitment — a program dedicated to the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and well-being — as part of their efforts to reduce exposure to the effects of the global pandemic. Watch this video to learn more.

Designed to create event experiences that are clean, flexible, safe and socially responsible, Hilton EventReady with CleanStay provides curated solutions for every step of your event planning process, from redesigned event spaces and accommodations to innovative technology resources.
Theme Park and Attractions Updates
Orlando’s theme parks and attractions have safely reopened, taking the necessary steps to safeguard all guests and visitors.

Currently, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld® Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort have all reopened with enhanced health and safety measures. Reservations are required at Walt Disney World and SeaWorld parks and Disney Springs® and Universal CityWalk are also open. Our theme parks have implemented numerous safety precautions such as, social distancing, health screenings, and sanitizing, to ensure your experience is safe and memorable.  
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