News Releases

Monthly Happenings on I-Drive!

11/1/2017 - What's New for November: Preparing for the holidays has never been so much fun!
ORLANDO, FL (November 2017) – It’s fall in Central Florida and this means lines are shorter at your favorite attractions. Days are a little cooler as fall is a favorite time to be in the International Drive Resort Area. And great deals are to be had as we head into the holidays. Read More

10/1/2017 - Orlando's tourism corridor: $2 billion in high-profile development planned through 2022 for the thriving I-Drive Resort Area
ORLANDO, FL (October 2017) - The I-Drive Resort Area continues to increase its presence as a major player in Orlando's booming hospitality industry... Read More

5/2/2016 - I-Drive Sizzles! The I-Drive District Debuts New Digital Video Marketing Content
We kicked off 2016 with all new destination videos that celebrate the thrills, the fun, and the flavors of International Drive... Read More

The Endless Possibilities of I-Drive...

9/21/2017 - Full day of meetings or in the the theme parks? Take time for a soothing spa break
Everyone needs some alone time to recharge and regroup. Time to put the phone away and unplug. Today's fast-paced lifestyle and day-to-day stress has us all craving some down time. Imagine yourself in a soothing spa where the only decision that you have to make is what kind of massage you should select. Read More

9/21/2017 - Looking for a splurge or a bargain? I-Drive Offers Visitors Endless Shopping Choices
What is a vacation without a little retail therapy? Whether you are looking for a splurge or a bargain, more than 500 shops and outlets make shopping in this popular destination an attraction that is not to be missed. Read More

9/1/2017 - Meeting in Orlando? I-Drive has all of the components for successful meetings
There are many reasons to choose the International Drive Resort Area in Orlando as the site for successful meetings and events. Flexible convention space, a wide range of accommodations, top-rated airports and convention center and sophisticated retail, dining and entertainment districts make it a top pick among meeting planners. Read More

9/1/2017 - The International Drive Resort Area Offers Year-Round, Championship Golf in a Vacation Paradise
The I-Drive area is known for its world famous attractions, non-stop entertainment, great dining and shopping and it is home to the second largest convention center in the U.S. And Orlando’s tourist corridor also provides championship courses designed by legends to provide play year-round in this vacation destination. Read More

7/20/2017 - Dining adventures on I-Drive: Part of the vacation adventure!
Let’s face it. Dining is a huge part of any vacation. It’s always fun to explore something new to eat and it’s also nice to have a few of your old familiar favorites from home.
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7/20/2017 - Put Some Glamour in Your Next Vacation
Splurge on the Luxurious Side of International Drive!
We all need some well-deserved pampering and splurging on a few luxurious treats on vacation and the International Drive Resort Area has it all: World class accommodations, soothing spas, elegant dining, great shopping, golfing and special tours fit for a VIP: YOU!!! Check out these suggestions to treat yourself to the best of the best in the world’s most famous vacation destination! Read More

7/3/2017 - Weddings - Say 'I do' and Celebrate the Wedding of Your Dreams in the International Drive Resort Area
Orlando is one of the world’s most popular wedding and honeymoon destinations. Situated in the center of all of the magic, it is no wonder that the International Drive Resort Area provides destination wedding locations that range from tropical to romantic to themed for an unforgettable day for the couple as well as the guests. Read More

7/3/2017 - Pet-Friendly - International Drive Resort Area Welcomes four-legged family members
If you can't leave home without your four-legged family member, there are lots of choices in the International Drive Resort Area that will cater to your pet while you visit!
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5/8/2017 - Family reunions - magical gatherings in the International Drive Resort Area
Reconnect. Celebrate cherished family memories. Enjoy being together. Make some new memories. Have fun. Laugh until you cry. This is what family reunions are all about. Read More

5/8/2017 - I-Drive is the hot place to be in Central Florida: Families make unforgettable vacation memories at new attractions
Family fun is what it is all about in the International Drive Resort Area! And there is so much new for visitors to explore. Even the parents get to be a kid again! Visit the attractions with the kids and then check into a spa, play a round of golf, have a relaxing dinner or an evening of entertainment. Read More

I-Ride Trolley Service Updates

6/1/2017 - Planning an Orlando vacation? I-Ride Trolley utilizes latest technology to transport visitors along tourist corridor
If you're planning a vacation to the Central Florida area, the I-Ride Trolley is a must-do for your visit. It's easy. Saves time. Affordable. Stress-free. And it delivers you right to where you want to go! Read More

I-Drive Announcements

8/30/2017 - Local Leaders Praise Grand National Drive Overpass for Improving Safety, Mobility, Connectivity and Economic Opportunity
The recently opened Grand National Drive overpass stands as an early example of how the I-4 Ultimate Project can improve safety, mobility and economic possibilities along the 21-mile reconstruction effort. Read More

Community Involvement

11/2/2017 - Help provide new clothing for children:
Join I-Drive District's 16th Annual Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

The I-Drive Business Improvement District and the I-Ride Trolley Service are again partnering with the Salvation Army and WKMG News 6, for its 16th annual Angel Tree program for the 2017 holiday season. Read More

12/9/2016 - I-Drive and District Partners: Helping area children for 15 years with its annual Salvation Army Angel Tree Program
It doesn’t get any better than providing clothing and toys to more than 871 Orange County children for the 2016 holidays. Read More

7/1/2016 - I-Drive Business Improvement District utilizes successful Tourist Oriented Policing Squad (TOPS) safety program
ORLANDO, FL--One of the world’s top tourist and meeting destinations, the I-Drive Resort Area, continues to utilize the enhanced support of its highly successful prototype safety program, Tourist Oriented Policing Squad (TOPS). Read More