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Visit Orlando relaunches Orlando Travel Academy with new tools

ORLANDO — Visit Orlando has launched a reimagined Orlando Travel Academy.

The academy features new interactive sales tools including modules, webinars and training videos. The site is orlandotravelacademy.com.

There’s also an improved mobile experience through the Orlando Travel Academy app.

Orlando Travel Academy graduates can take advantage of special offers ranging from 50% off  select theme park tickets to 40% off room rates. Graduates also receive the designation of  Certified Orlando Expert and get four continuing education credits from The Travel  Institute.

“The new Orlando Travel Academy provides a fun and engaging learning experience – reflective  of our destination – to help travel advisors learn, promote and sell Orlando,” said Visit Orlando  President and CEO Casandra Matej.

“The new Orlando Travel Academy App allows travel  professionals the flexibility to learn about our destination anywhere, at any time,” she added.

Participating hotels and offers include …

  • Sonesta ES Suites Orlando Hotels: Save up to 40% off room rate
  • Holiday Inn Club Vacations at Orange Lake Resort: Save 35% off best available rate
  • Drury Inn & Suites near Universal Orlando Resort: Save 25% on a two-night stay

And participating attractions and offers include …

  • SeaWorld Orlando: Take a 50% discount on admission to SeaWorld Orlando or  Aquatica Orlando for the Orlando Travel Expert and one guest
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: Complimentary admission for travel advisor  and one guest
  • Gatorland: Enjoy complimentary general admission to Gatorland for travel advisor
  • Wild Florida: 50% off all airboat tours and wildlife park admissions
  • Crayola Experience: 50% off for travel advisor and one guest
  • Orlando Magic: Buy one ticket, get one free