Universal Orlando Resort’s newest prime value hotel – Universal’s Aventura Hotel– is now open.

Located in the heart of Universal Orlando, Universal’s Aventura Hotel allows groups to enjoy exclusive theme park benefits and hotel amenities at the perfect price, for a seamless Universal Orlando youth group experience.

Universal’s Aventura Hotel is the perfect spot for groups to stay while participating in one of Universal Orlando's dynamic Youth Programs or group trip. The 600-room hotel is the destination’s sixth property in partnership with Loews Hotels & Co., giving groups the extraordinary experience that comes with staying at a Universal Orlando Resort hotel.

Groups at Universal’s Aventura Hotel can stay in simplified style while experiencing exceptional amenities and benefits including exclusive theme park benefits, group-friendly options, tech savvy accommodations, urban pantry (a modern food hall), and a prime location.

Visit for information about Universal Orlando Youth Programs.

Directors who make a Difference

For over 20 years, School Band & Orchestra Magazine has been honoring amazing music educators from all 50 states. That's more than 1000 educators recognized for their outstanding contributions to music education programs!

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