ORLANDO—Universal Orlando Resort is planning to expand the meeting space at Loews Royal Pacific Resort, its largest meeting space expansion in history.
By fall 2015, the hotel—which is already the largest meeting hotel at Universal Orlando—will expand its meeting space from 85,000 sq. ft. to more than 140,000 sq. ft. The new space will seamlessly connect to the existing space, and will be inspired by the South Pacific.
The new space will feature a nearly 36,000-sq.-ft. ballroom, divisible by 12, along with four additional breakout rooms and pre-function space. Once completed, the expansion will offer meeting planners a total of 141,330 sq. ft. of meeting space on one level. Group reservations are currently being accepted.
Upon completion, Universal Orlando will offer more than 306,000 sq. ft. of customizable meetings and event space destination-wide. The expansion comes on the heels of a year of growth for Universal Orlando, with the opening of the destination’s largest hotel, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a historic expansion of Universal CityWalk and the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley.