• News (6)
    Travel Weekly (04 Feb 2019)

    Visit Orlando roadshow heads to UK cities

    VISIT ORLANDO is organising a road show which will visit UK cities including London and Manchester, designed to engage travel agents. The tourist board had teamed up with Walt Disney World Resort Florida, SEAWORLD PARKS & ENTERTAINMENT, and UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT for the events, which will offer food and drink alongside Orlando theme park updates. Agents will have the opportunity to take part in one-on-one meetings with hotel and attraction partners via the Visit Orlando Marketplace. All visitors must have completed the Orlando Travel Academy to attend.

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    Leisure Opportunities (22 Jan 2019)

    PETA buys stake in TUI to protest SeaWorld ties

    PETA is hoping to hold TUI to account over its continued sale of tickets to SEAWORLD attractions by purchasing a stake in the travel operator. SeaWorld has attracted widespread criticism from animal rights activists for its treatment of orcas. PETA plans to use its position as a new shareholder in TUI to pressure the business to stop promoting the attraction to its customers, a feat it has already achieved with THOMAS COOK.

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