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[4 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Membership Magic Events Includes Meet-and-Greet with Kurt Russell

On December 10, Disney Vacation Club members have a chance to meet Disney Legend and actor Kurt Russell during a special Membership Magic event.
The event includes an on-stage conversation about his acting career, wine making, and film making.
Russell has earned acclaim as a winemaker thanks to his GoGi Wines, which are served at several restaurants on Disney property and at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival.
Guests at the meet-and-greet event will have a chance to enjoy two of his GoGi wines.
Attendees will also get priority seating for the 5 p.m. …

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[14 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Collection for DVC Moonlight Magic Events

Disney Vacation Club members have been enjoying special “Moonlight Magic” events at Disney’s Animal Kingdom this month, and there’s a new merchandise slate to commemorate the events.
The Animal Kingdom events featured a new T-shirt with Pumba and a pin – both at the Discovery Trading Post.
Over at Disney Springs members will find a Pumba-themed customizable Moonlight Magic phone case at the D-Tech on Demand shop inside the Marketplace Co-Op. The case can be customized for for iPhone 5, 5s, 6, 6+, 7 and 7+, and Samsung Galaxy S5, S6 and …

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[18 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Membership Magic Ever After Continues through End of 2017

Disney Vacation Club has been celebrating its Membership Magic Ever After all year and there is still time for members to enjoy the perks.
The Member Lounge at Epcot – on the second floor of the Imagination! Pavilion – will remain open throughout 2018. To date more than 180,000 members have enjoyed the lounge. The area is open daily between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and features seating, complimentary soft drinks, Wi-Fi, charging stations, and more.
Starting September 10, DVC Member Services is expanding its operating hours to 9 a.m. until 9 …

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[7 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
DVC Member Sales Begin January 12 for Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Disney Vacation Club members can purchase interest in Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows starting January 12. General sales for the new DVC property begins February 9.
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows includes the Bora Bora Bungalows and the connecting Deluxe Studios.
“We’re looking forward to welcoming families to this enchanting new resort, located just a quick monorail ride from Magic Kingdom Park,” said Ken Potrock, senior vice president and general manager of Disney Vacation Club. “At Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, both the young and young at heart will enjoy a truly …

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[9 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Confirms Grand Floridian Construction is New Disney Vacation Club Destination

The Orlando Sentinel has confirmed that the construction taking place adjacent to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is indeed a new Disney Vacation Club destination.
Rumors were rampant when the mysterious project first broke ground earlier this year.  At the time, Disney released information that the construction would result in the temporary closure of the Grand Floridian’s spa, but the company refused to confirm that the expansion was indeed DVC-related.
The new expansion will add around 147 additional rooms to the Grand Floridian property, but the units will be separate from …

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[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
2012 Disney Vacation Club Dues Announced

While the 2011 Condo Association Club haven’t met yet, the estimated 2012 Disney Vacation Club dues have been leaked earlier. In addition to timeshare costs, DVC owners must pay dues every year in order to help cover operating costs, such as resort employees, park transportation, utilities, and other upkeep.
It appears that Bay Lake Tower will see the largest increase in dues, followed very closely by the Animal Kingdom Villas. Here are the expected 2012 dues and how much they have increased:

2012 Dues

Animal Kingdom Villas

Aulani (Subsidized)

Aulani (non-Subsidized)

Bay Lake Tower

Beach Club …

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[27 Aug 2011 | One Comment | ]
Claire Bilby Appointed as New Head of Disney Vacation Club

Following the news that former Disney Vacation Club President Jim Lewis was let go from the company, Disney has announced the successor that will take his place as head of Disney Vacation Club. Claire Bilby, who has been with the company for 23 years, largely in sales positions, will take over Lewis’ former position as senior Vice President in charge of Disney Vacation Club.
“Claire brings to Disney Vacation Club an impressive track record in global sales, as well as an inspirational leadership style and innovative thinking,” Karl Holz, president of …

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[30 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Aulani Collaborates With State of Hawai’i on Photo Collage

Celebrating Hawaiian culture and history as well as the sense of harmony embodied in the Aloha spirit has been a guiding principle for Disney since beginning work on Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa,  set to open next year in Ko Olina, Hawai’i.  A clear example of dedication to this principle is the artwork to be displayed in the resort, and for one project, Disney called upon the children of Hawai’i to lend a helping hand.
When Aulani opens, a distinctive rainbow collage will dominate the lobby area.  The rainbow will be created from photos submitted …

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[11 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Olivia’s: A Walt Disney World Restaurant Review

Tucked into the laid-back pastel paradise known as Disney’s Old Key West Resort is a gem of a dining spot, Olivia’s. Caribbean cool atmosphere, thoughtful entrees, and service with a “welcome home” smile seems to be the golden rule at this often overlooked restaurant. Within feet of a boat platform that services the popular Downtown Disney area it’s more convenient to travel to Olivia’s than some may assume; take a resort bus from any Disney park or spend the afternoon shopping in Downtown Disney before hopping on a boat for …

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[12 Aug 2010 | No Comment | ]
D23 Launches New “Refer a Fan” Program for Members and Offers DVC Discount

Disney fans who are members of Disney’s D23 community now have an extra incentive to spread the word about the group. D23: the Official Disney Fan Club gives Disney fans access to special events, merchandise, and other benefits when they purchase a membership to the club. But now referring their friends to the program will earn them even more rewards.
The gifts D23 members earn through the new “Refer a Fan” program depend on the number of fans they recruit. The gifts are as follows:

Refer one (1) fan who becomes a …