In 2018, $277 million was generated in Orange County by a 6 percent tax on hotel rooms. Most of that revenue will go to Visit Orlando, a nonprofit group to promote the tourism industry in Orlando — including major theme parks like Disney World and Universal Orlando.
County Comptroller Phil Diamond announced Monday that Orange County tourist development tax collections crossed $21.5 million in May. “Summer has just begun and it’s good to see our numbers increasing again. H... Read More
With Orange County's bed tax flush from record tourism, Orlando's tourism community wants to see more of that money spent on tourism marketing, the convention center and area sports and arts venues, including t... Read More