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[4 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces New Vacation Package for Early 2018

Disney has announced a new vacation package for early 2018 dates and this package is the popular “Play, Stay, and Dine” offer.
The vacation package includes: a resort hotel room, theme park tickets, and the Disney Dining Plan (Quick Service Dining at Value Resorts and Standard Dining Plan at the Moderate and Deluxe Resorts).
The savings are based on a sample package based on two adults, one junior (ages 10 to 17) and one child (ages 3 to 9) for a 5-night/6-day room and ticket package.
Savings based on that package are: up …

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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Take Advantage Of a Limited Time Promotion for Aulani Resort & Spa

If you’re dreaming of a tropical spring getaway, Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa is running an offer you can’t refuse: four nights for the price of three!
This limited time promotion is available now through April 6, and is valid for stays booked from April 7-May 23 and May 27-June 8, 2013. During your stay, you’ll notice construction going on for the expansion of Aulani, which is slated to be complete sometime in September. However, you’ll still be able to enjoy amazing food, water activities, spa treatments, entertainment and the gorgeous …

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[11 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Parks Offering Romantic Dinners at Select Restaurants for True Love Week

As part of their Limited Time Magic promotion, both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will be offering romantic meals for two at select restaurants during True Love Week.
From February 11 to 17, several restaurants will feature prix fixe menus so you and your sweetie can enjoy a memorable Valentine’s meal. At Walt Disney World Resort, you can enjoy specially-created meals at Artist Point, The Wave… of American Flavors, Hollywood Brown Derby and Yachtsman Steakhouse. To make a reservation, you can book online at disneyworld.com/dining or call (407) WDW-DINE.
At …

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[2 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Officially Opens to Guests

This week, Walt Disney World celebrated an exciting new development, as their newest resort, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, officially opened to guests. The resort, which is considered one of Disney’s “value” resorts, celebrates animation in its whimsical theme and immerses guests in the worlds of some of their favorite animated Disney and Pixar films.
“Our goal was to make guests feel like they have been immersed in the artistry and enchantment of Walt Disney and Disney•Pixar animated classics,” said Walt Disney Imagineer Frank Paris.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort consists of …

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[28 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Helps ‘Clean the World’

Orlando-based group Clean the World, which collects, sanitizes and re-packages discarded hotel soaps and shampoos to be distributed to impoverished countries, is getting a lot of help from Walt Disney World.
The resort has been a part of the group since 2010, but Clean the World has recently expanded their efforts to include soaps and shampoos from Disney hotels in California and Hawaii.
In two years, Disney has collected 53 tons of soap for Clean the World and more than 33 tons of bottled shampoos and lotions. After being sanitized and re-packaged, …

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[11 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Channel Line Up Coming to Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Thanks to our friends at WDW Magic for alerting us to this news item!  Guests of Walt Disney World Resort hotels will enjoy a much more robust cable TV channel offering in the coming months.
Beginning March 13, the property will introduce many new channels to the current basic block of offerings in the resort hotels.  New additions to the channel lineup will include the following:

AMC
Bravo
Discovery
Food Network
Fox News
History Channel
HGTV
National Geographic
SyFy
TBS
TLC
TNT
Travel Channel
TV Land

The upgrades will take place over a period of two months as follows:
March 13: Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts
March 15: Disney’s …

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[14 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Four Seasons Hotel at Walt Disney World Finally Set to Begin Construction

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced yesterday that construction was set by the end of the year on its long-anticipated Walt Disney World Resort project.
The luxury resort, which will include hotel rooms, timeshare units, and private residences, was originally slated for completion in 2012.  However, the project stalled due to the sluggish economy and ensuing global recession.  The Four Seasons company, which is based in Toronto, originally purchased the land for the resort in 2008.
Guests of the luxury hotel will find a rooftop restaurant, a lazy river feature, and other …

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[25 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Achieves AAA Four-Diamond Status

After celebrating its 10th anniversary earlier this month, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge now has something else to smile about – being awarded AAA Four-Diamond status.
By earning this prestigious status, Animal Kingdom Lodge has become the seventh Walt Disney World resort to achieve this honor, a distinction awarded to only four percent of AAA-rated hotels. Some of the world-class amenities and services offered by the lodge include three African-inspired restaurants; a thatched-roof lobby with a mud fireplace and flowing stream inside; and an elevated “kopje,” which is actually a rock outcropping that enables …

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[1 Nov 2010 | No Comment | ]
More on Disney Hotels and Priceline Agreement

Last week, we brought you news that Disney would begin offering hotel rooms on Priceline.com, the popular online travel booking website.  This week, more details regarding the agreement are being made available.
Previously, Disney had shunned the online travel giant, who from 2008 until present, nearly doubled its number of global travel bookings.  Speculation has been that Disney was concerned that association with Priceline would negatively impact its premium brand reputation.  But, in an abrupt turnaround last week, Walt Disney World announced that it would begin offering hotel room inventory through …

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[9 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
Animal Kingdom Lodge to Charge $30 Premium for Arusha Savanna Views

According to AKLResort.com, Disney World’s Animal Kingdom Lodge will begin charging a per night premium fee for one of its most popular views.
With four savannas housing dozens of species of African animals, the resort is a major draw for Disney World guests. Up until this point, rooms with savanna views have all been equally priced with specific savanna view requests not guaranteed. However, it’s clear that most guests staying at the resort’s Jambo House building have been requesting a view of the Arusha Savanna, the area just off of the …