Tourism Orlando™ Leadership Program

In 2001 the International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce launched the highly acclaimed Tourism Orlando™ Leadership Program. Held one day a month, this exciting 10 month experience enables program participants to learn about the vast components and aspects of the tourism industry while networking with fellow participants. Now in it’s 17th year, over 700 people have graduated from Tourism Orlando™.

Program Participants will:

  • Grow in awareness and understanding of the vast components of the tourism industry.
  • Network and bond with fellow participants through a unique learning experience!
  • Acquire your certificate and “PhT” in tourism.
  • Increase your personal knowledge of the tourism industry to enhance your career opportunities and community leadership.

How long is the program?

The program lasts for 10 months and is one day a month from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and is only open to program participants. The next session will begin October 2017 and run through July 2018. The participants are composed of an accomplished group of men and women whose backgrounds include management level experience.


Mission Statement

“The mission of this program is to create a core of knowledgeable, educated people who based upon this experience will have a unique, in-depth knowledge of the vast components and aspects of the tourism industry.”


We are now accepting applications for the highly acclaimed Tourism Orlando Leadership Program!

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