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The SportsTravel Podcast focuses on news, insight, trends and more from some of the top event organizers and destination executives throughout the sports-event industry. With more than 100 episodes over the past three years, the SportsTravel Podcast has become the place to listen to interviews with event organizers of all sizes, destinations ready to host […]

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Camping World Stadium is full of fans for the 2018 NFL Pro Bowl game in Orlando, Florida. The Pro Bowl returns to Orlando in February 2024. (AP Photo/Doug Benc)

Upgrades Approved for Orlando’s Camping World Stadium, Kia Center

Camping World Stadium and the Kia Center in Orlando, Florida, will have over $600 million in combined upgrades after the Orange County Board of County Commissioners voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve funding for the city-owned venues. Camping World Stadium will get $400 million toward upgrades including rebuilding the upper deck terrace and adding a […]

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Greater Orlando Sports Commission Announces Staff Promotions and Title Changes

The Greater Orlando Sports Commission has announced a series of promotions and title changes to start the new year at the Florida destination. The announcement comes at the start of a busy spring for the organization, which was founded in 1992. The LPGA Tour’s Hilton Grand Vacations Tournament of Champions comes to Orlando from January […]

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2024 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials Start Time Changed

The U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon start time for the event on February 3, 2024, in Orlando, Florida, will be moved to 10 a.m. Eastern time after concerns were raised by runners about the original proposed start time two hours later in the day. The course will have one 2.2-mile loop and three 8-mile […]

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Orlando to Host 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Championships

The 2023 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National Championships will be hosted at the Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center in Orlando, Florida, the first time U.S. Paralympics Swimming has hosted an event in Orlando. The competition is set to run from December 15–17, 2023. The Rosen Aquatic & Fitness Center features an indoor eight-lane, 50-meter competition pool, […]

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NBA G League, Hyatt Announce 2023 NBA G League Winter Showcase in Orlando

The NBA G League Winter Showcase will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, for the next four years with the Greater Orlando Sports Commission as a sponsor as the league also announced Hyatt as the Official Integrated Resort Partner of the NBA G League. “We are so proud to partner […]

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50th AAU Junior National Volleyball Championships Heads to Orlando

The Amateur Athletic Union is set to host the world’s largest volleyball tournament from June 14 through July 4 in Orlando as more than 100,000 athletes and coaches representing 48 states, two U.S. territories and six countries, will converge at the Orange County Convention Center and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex for the 50th […]

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Brightline Service Expands From Miami to Orlando

Brightline will begin selling tickets for its Orlando connection that will allow sports fans to travel between South Florida locations and Orlando starting later this summer, with an official opening date and inaugural rides to be announced after Brightline has completed required testing. Brightline will offer one-way fares starting at $79 for adults and $39 […]

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Greater Orlando Sports Commission’s Jason Siegel Earns Award

The Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association will recognize Jason Siegel, president and chief executive officer of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission, as the association’s 2022 Charles Andrews Memorial Hospitality Award recipient. The award — named after the first CFHLA Board of Directors Chairperson, Charles Andrews — will be presented at the CFHLA Hospitality Gala on […]

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