District News

The International Drive Resort Area is comprised of businesses that are within the boundaries of a specific taxing district, the International Drive Business Improvement District. The District is responsible for the marketing and promotion of the International Drive Resort Area as one cohesive destination. In addition, the District also operates the I-Ride Trolley Service which provides transportation to businesses within the Resort Area; while making recommendations to government agencies on matters relating to traffic, pedestrian safety and overall mobility and security for the District.

The International Drive Resort Area spans 6,000+ acres and showcases a collection of theme parks, attractions, hotels, resorts, restaurants, outlet malls, shopping centers and the nation’s second largest convention center. 14.3 million domestic and international visitors annually to the Resort Area.

This area of the web site is the information hub for what is happening in the District. This page is updated regularly to keep everyone informed. For specific information about the District Board Members and meeting dates click here.


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What's Happening on I-Drive!
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What's New on I-Drive!

Orlando's tourism corridor: More than $2 billion of high-profile development planned for 2019 and beyond in the thriving I-Drive Resort Area. The I-Drive Resort Area continues to increase its presence as a major player in Orlando's booming hospitality industry. The past several years have brought changes to the tourism corridor...
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Rodizio Grill® to open flagship location at Pointe Orlando, Florida late this year

SALT LAKE CITY, UT. – Rodizio Grill® America’s First Brazilian Steakhouse®, to open flagship location at Pointe Orlando, in the epicenter of Orlando’s primary tourism district. This location marks the brand’s fifth restaurant in Florida.
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Pointe Orlando to Undergo Transformative Redevelopment

ORLANDO, June 5, 2019 – Pointe Orlando, an outdoor dining and entertainment destination on International Drive, will undergo a transformative redevelopment designed to improve connectivity throughout the center, create gathering places, improve sense of place, add artistic experiential elements and elevate tenant visibility.
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ICON Park unveils two record-breaking attractions coming in 2020

ICON Park, a walkable entertainment destination in the heart of Orlando's International Drive, is thrilled to announce two new record-breaking attractions that are sure to satisfy any thrill-seeker's appetite - the Orlando Slingshot and the Orlando Gyro Drop Tower.
I-Ride Trolley Service Updates
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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!
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Value-Added Opportunity: Hotel Voucher Program

This program is a win-win for everyone! Hoteliers provide I-Ride Trolley transportation vouchers to guests at check-in. Hotels are offering this convenient service for their guests and providing just one more reason to visit their property and the International Drive Resort Area! For details on this program...
Community Involvement
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I-Drive and District Partners: Helping area children for 18 years with its annual Salvation Army Angel Tree Program

It doesn’t get any better than providing clothing and toys to more than 800 Orange County children for the 2018 holidays. That’s what the season is all about as far as the International Drive Business Improvement District is concerned.
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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).
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Crime Prevention Unit - Auto Burglaries

A statement that is regularly heard by Law Enforcement Officers across the nation from victims of an auto burglary is “But I was only away from my car for a minute”. That is how much time it takes for to become a victim of a crime.
District Partner Opportunities
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Add Impact To Your Website With A Direct Link to www.InternationalDriveOrlando.com

Let visitors know that your business is located in “Orlando’s Most Dynamic Destination!” Add a link to the Resort Area’s official information packed website –