The Hotwire 2009 Travel Value Index named Orlando the “Top Destination for Deal-Seeking Travelers.” The Index includes the top 10 cities where savvy travelers across the country can find the best value and entertainment options. The travel index is based on a statistical model that evaluated 50 U.S. markets for consumer vacation value. The discount prices on hotwire.com are then compared to published prices to help determine which places offer the lowest rates and greatest discounts to travelers.
Tripadvisor.com voted Orlando as the number one “Best Family Vacation” destination for 2009; named Orlando number four on their list of Top 10 Places To Go in 2009, which is based on user votes; announced Orlando as the No. 1 destination travelers with children plan to visit this year, according to a family travel survey with more than 1,500 respondents; and announced Disney’s Pop Century Resort and All-Star Music Resort, Homewood Suites Orlando/International Drive and Fairfield Inn & Suites Orlando International Drive as part of the Top 10 Bargain Family-Friendly Hotels.