Orange County Tourist Development Tax Citizen Advisory Task Force to Hold Third Meeting, Wednesday May 24, 2023, at 9 a.m.
Orange County Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Citizen Advisory Task Force will meet for the third time this Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 9 a.m.
The goal of this task force is to review and provide input to the Board of County Commissioners and Tourist Development Council on potential uses of future, unencumbered TDT revenues within current statutory framework.
The full agenda can be found online at the County Calendar.
The task force is co-chaired by Jane Healy, former Managing Editor of the Orlando Sentinel, and Tony Jenkins, Florida Blue Market President for the Central Florida region and comprised of a diverse, cross-section of Orange County residents, with members from government, trade groups, the hospitality industry, and Chambers of Commerce that represent the range of Orange County populations.
A full list of Task Force members can be found at www.ocfl.net/tdt.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023, at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
County Administration Building—1st Floor BCC Chambers
201 S. Rosalind Ave.
Orlando, FL 32801
Orange TV will carry the TDT Citizen Advisory Task Force meeting live. Viewing options include Channel 488 on Spectrum, Channel 9 on Comcast, 1081 CenturyLink Prism TV, WSWF Channel 10.2 (over the air), stream live at www.ocfl.net/orangetv and you can view via the Orange TV app on ROKU in the Education category.
Orange County, Florida is one of the top travel destinations in the world. Orange County is expected to welcome 75 million visitors this year, returning to a pre-pandemic level. Tourism is a $75 billion industry and accounts for approximately 24% of employment in Orange County. The Orange County TDT, paid by visitors staying in hotels and short-term rentals, has raised significant dollars since its inception and proceeds have been used to invest in iconic public facilities that draw millions of tourists to the community.