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[5 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Updates on Copper Creek Villas and Cabins, DCA Food and Wine Merchandise, and More

Happy first weekend of March! It’s been another busy week in Disney news so let’s dive right in.
We got an update on the new Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. The new DVC property is slated to open July 17, with sales to members beginning March 8. Sales for the general public start in April.
There are new limited-edition Disney pin collection coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom ahead of the May 27 opening of Pandora – The World of Avatar. A new pin will be released each month …

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[2 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Announces Sales for Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Sales are slated to begin on March 8 for Disney Vacation Club members interested in the new Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge.
The new villas and cabins were inspired by the “legendary mining and railroad history of the Pacific Northwest” and will feature rustic elegance with modern designs.
The new villas and cabins will feature 184 “modern, nature-inspired vacation homes” including one- and two-bedroom villas, deluxe studios, and three-bedroom Grand Villas that sleep 12. Each unit features kitchen areas, storage space, and private patios or balconies.
The 26 waterfront …

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[14 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Geyser Point Bar and Grill Opens at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is in the middle of a huge construction project, adding waterfront cabins and now a brand new bar and grill is open near the water’s edge.
Geyser Point Bar & Grill is the new bar-quick service-table service restaurant at the Wilderness Lodge.
Guests can enjoy drinks and small plates in the bar area, including some unique cocktails. The restaurant also features a quick service window serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
And if guests would like to order from the quick service menu but stay at their table in the bar …

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[29 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Title Announced for ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’, New DFB Guide Launched, and More

Happy last Sunday in January! It’s been a really long month, right? But this past week was full of exciting news so let’s check it out.
The official title for Star Wars Episode VIII was finally announced – Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The film arrives in theaters in December so we have a whole year to debate who the “last Jedi” might be.
Our friends at the  Disney Food Blog launched the 2017-18 edition of the DFB Guide to Magic Kingdom Snacks! You can get 25 percent off the cover price …

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[27 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Permits Filed for Construction Project at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort looks to be preparing for a major construction project.
Permits were recently filed with the South Florida Water Management District for a project at Caribbean Beach Resort.
The permits confirm that a multi-story building is set to replace most of the buildings in the resort’s Barbados village. Six smaller buildings are also in the plans.
There have been reports lately of height balloons at the resort – which usually signify that Disney is planning to build taller buildings. According to reports, if the balloon height tests are accurate, the …

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[15 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Special Star Wars Event, Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, and More

Happy Sunday! It’s time to recap the biggest Disney news stories from last week.
The first Epcot International Festival of the Arts kicked off January 13 and we have the full menus for the Food Studios plus some information on the the Festival merchandise.
Disney Vacation Club launched the ‘Membership Magic Ever After’ initiative for DVC members in 2017.
Star Wars Day at Sea is returning for select Disney Cruise Line sailings in 2018. And, there’s a one-day Star Wars special event planned at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on April 14.
The Disney California Adventure …

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[9 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Launches ‘Membership Magic Ever After’

Disney Vacation Club is looking forward after celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016, launching the ‘Membership Magic Ever After’ for 2017 and beyond.
The initiative features membership extras introduced in 2016, new offers and opportunities for this year, and new developments for the future.
DVC members will continue to enjoy the Member Lounge at Epcot, events after hours at the Disney Parks (this year they’ll be called Disney Vacation Club Moonlight Magic), doubled merchandise discounts (up to 20 percent), expanded dining discounts, and more.
New this year is the addition of the Copper …

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[15 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Honored for Guest Experiences

This year has been a good year for the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts – in all they’ve received more than 150 awards from the travel industry.
Disney received a total of 15 awards in the Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards including awards for the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line, Aulain, and more.
The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) and the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) recognized Walt Disney Parks and Resorts this year for experiences at Shanghai Disneyland and Disneyland Paris.
Shanghai Disneyland’s …

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[8 Dec 2016 | No Comment | ]
2017 Brings New Land to Disney’s Animal Kingdom, New Restaurants to Disney Springs, and More

There are still a few weeks left in 2016 but Disney is already looking forward to 2017 with the announcement of new things coming to the Walt Disney World Resort.
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests will finally have a chance to experience Pandora – The World of Avatar when the new land opens in the summer of 2017. This new land will feature two new attractions, bioluminescent rainforests, floating mountains, and much more.
Pandora will also be home to the Satu’li Canteen – the main dining spot – and Pongu Pongu, a …

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[27 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
The Week in Disney News: Dates Announced for 2017 Food and Wine Festival, Updates on Wilderness Lodge, and More

Happy end-of-Thanksgiving weekend! We hope you had a great holiday. Now it’s time to dig in and check out the latest news you might have missed.
The dates for the 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival have been announced. And, for the first time ever, the festival starts in August – on August 31 to be exact!
Speaking of festival, Disney also announced the new Epcot Festival of the Arts, which begins in January.
We learned this week that Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is adding a new restaurant, Geyser Point Bar & Grill. And …