According to a data collected by travel research firm D.K. Shifflet & Associates Ltd, Orlando, Florida welcomed a total of 46.6 million visitors in 2009, making it the top US destination of the year. Despite 2009 being a challenging year for the travel and tourism industry, Orlando fared much better than expected by earlier forecasts predicted by the firm. The majority of the travelers were domestic with 43.3 million accounted for, and another 3.3 million total foreign visitors.
With the results of their survey, D.K. Shifflet & Associates recognizes Orlando with the following:
Most Visited U.S. Destination of 2009
#1 Domestic Visitor Destination of 2009
#4 International Visitor Destination of 2009
With Orlando being the home of Disneyworld and Universal Studios, it’s no wonder the city is a top choice for family vacations. However, a trip to Orlando can offer much more than either of those theme parks! The city also welcomes guests with SeaWorld, Island of Adventure, the J.F.K Space Center, and numerous other zoos and museums. All of our tours include hotel accommodations and airport transfers, so we’ve got you covered! Book your next family tour to Orlando with us and see what draws millions to this magical city!