Eye on Travel

Eye on Travel — Orlando, Florida — May 27, 2023

Locations in this article:  Orlando, FL
This week’s broadcast of Eye on Travel — on the busiest travel weekend of 2023 — is coming from the Hyatt Regency in Orlando, Florida. Peter has all the latest travel updates on this Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial kickoff to summer, including the real numbers and the stress tests for airlines, airports, highways and….you. Caryn Seidman-Becker, CEO of CLEAR, checks in with a report on the real numbers at the airports and how technology may come to the rescue. Christina Tunnah from World Nomads, talks travel insurance. Patrick Goddard, CEO of Brightline, talks trains. Then, a deeper dive into Orlando, as Mayor of Orange County, Jerry Demings, explains the growing population and economics of Orange County, both in and outside of the tourism sector. Pamela Schwartz, Executive Director at Orange County Regional History Center, shares the local history and must-see attractions that can be found outside the usual suspects of Orlando’s theme parks. There’s all this and more on this edition of Eye on Travel from the Hyatt Regency in Orlando.