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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 5,500 acres and showcases a collection of theme parks, attractions, hotels, resorts, restaurants, outlet malls, shopping centers and the nation’s second largest convention center. Twenty-eight 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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Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando opening date announced

Announced today, the Grand Opening of the six acre world-class attraction, Sesame Street at SeaWorld Orlando, will take place on March 27. For the very first time, take a walk down Sesame Street and bring your family to the neighborhood your favorite furry friends call home.
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March Happenings on International Drive

ORLANDO, FL (March 2019) - Make plans now for an early spring getaway to Central Florida as we head into March! The I-Drive area is moving full speed ahead with exciting new attractions, accommodations, dining and much more! The weather forecast is for sunny days and warm temperatures, so plan...
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6 Must See Attractions on International Drive

The 14-mile stretch of road known as International Drive is full of amazing things to see and do in Orlando. With so much to do on your visit, it can be overwhelming to choose where you should go first. We have narrowed it down to 6 must see attractions on...
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Hopdoddy to debut first Florida location on February

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, the nationally renowned burger and beer joint, is thrilled to announce their expansion into Florida with a new location in Orlando opening Monday, February 18.
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SeaWorld and Aquatica offer free admission for Florida Preschoolers

SeaWorld offers an ocean of experiences that are perfect for pint-sized guests, from up-close animal encounters to breathtaking live shows. Starting today, the 2019 Preschool Card is now available for registration exclusively for Florida Residents.
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SeaWorld Orlando Debuts New Pass Program:
Kicks Off 2019 'Best Year Ever'

More events, more thrills, more rides and more value than ever before... SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando today kicked off its “Best Year Ever” promoting a bustle of activity taking place at both parks over the next few months and throughout 2019.
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 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 –