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[3 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Renovation of Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Completed

The three-year, $140 million renovation project of the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is complete.
The project included updating all of the rooms at both hotels, a transformation of the Dolphin’s lobby, and a renovation of the hotel meeting spaces.
Some of the renovation highlights include: an updating of all 2,267 guest rooms to reflect the water theme of both hotels; technology upgrades in the rooms including USB ports; a new lobby at the Dolphin including a new quick service venue, fuel, and a new bar, Phins; a new 2,800 …

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[1 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
Entertainment Schedule Announced for Disney Night of Joy 2017

Night of Joy 2017 is set for September 8 and 9 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort, and Disney has announced the schedule for performers.
The lineup is:
Friday, September 8 at Champion Stadium

6 p.m. – Danny Gokey
6:50 p.m. – Natalie Grant
8:15 p.m. – Zach Williams
9:30 p.m. – tobyMac
11:45 p.m. – MercyMe

Friday September 8 at HP Field House

6:30 p.m. – Rend Collective
8:30 p.m. – Matt Maher
10:45 p.m. – Colton Dixon

Saturday September 9 at Champion Stadium

6 p.m. – Jordan Feliz
8 p.m. – Kirk Franklin
10:15 p.m. …

Disney Hotels, Disney Vacation Club »

[22 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Vacation Club Halloween Celebrations Announced

Disney Vacation Club members can celebrate Halloween at special events in Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort.
On October 31, DVC members can enjoy a Halloween party at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel and  Spa in Disneyland.
The party takes place from 3-5 p.m. in the Sequoia Ballroom and includes a DJ dance party, carnival games, and Halloween-themed food and drinks. The price is $25 per person and reservations will be available starting August 31.
DVC members can celebrate on October 31 at the Contemporary at the Walt Disney World Resort during …

Disney Hotels, Disney Parks, Featured »

[15 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
D23 Expo Disney Parks and Resorts Panel Reveals New Projects for Walt Disney World Resort

The Disney Parks and Resorts Panel at the D23 Expo was full of exciting announcements about the Walt Disney World Resort including new attractions, new hotels, and even new transportation options.
First at Epcot, a brand new Ratatouille attraction is coming to the France Pavilion, expanding the pavilion’s size. The attraction will be similar to the 4D attraction at Disneyland Paris.
A new E-ticket attraction based on Guardians of the Galaxy is coming to Future World in Epcot. The new attraction will replace the Universe of Energy which will close on August …

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[14 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney PhotoPass Day is August 19 at Walt Disney World

Guests visiting Walt Disney World on August 19 can take part in the second Disney PhotoPass Day.
The day will be filled with special character interactions with hard-to-find Disney characters, Animated Magic Shots, and special PhotoPass locations in all four of the theme parks.
Last year’s first Disney PhotoPass Day also included a Disney PhotoPass Challenge where guests who completed the challenge received a complimentary PhotoPass photo.
There’s no word yet on the full list of special events for this year’s PhotoPass Day but we’ll keep you posted!
Mark your calendars for August 19 …

Disney Corporate, Disney Parks »

[11 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Bid on a Walt Disney World Vacation to Benefit the V Foundation During the ESPY Day Auction

The 13th Annual ESPY Day Auction to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research is happening through tomorrow and you can bid on a Walt Disney World vacation.
The winner’s vacation package includes a chance to visit all four theme parks plus two waters parks, air and ground transportation, lodging at a Disney World hotel, VIP tour services, character dining, a private character meet and greet, and more.
The V Foundation is working to find a cure for cancer and is ESPY Day Auction helps them in the cause.
To find out more …

Disney Cruise Line, Disney Parks »

[12 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Cruise Line Announces Sailings for Fall 2018

Disney Cruise Line has announced its fall 2018 sailings and new ports of call have been added including Bermuda and Quebec City, Canada.
New itineraries have also been added for sailings from New York City to Walt Disney World (Port Canaveral) and Castaway Cay.
Sailings will also depart from California, Texas, and Florida for the fall of 2018.
The Disney Magic will sail from New York City to Bermuda on two five-night sailings that include two full days in Bermuda, and one six-night sailing that includes three days on the island. These sailings …

Disney Movies, Disney Parks, Headline »

[19 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
Summer is Full of New Experiences and Attractions at the Disney Parks

Summer at the Disney Parks is quickly approaching and guests can look forward to new experiences on both coasts!
At the Walt Disney World Resort, Pandora – The World of Avatar is opening May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and at Disneyland Resort the new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! also opens on May 27!
Pandora – The World of Avatar will transport guests to the world of Pandora from the film Avatar.
The land will feature floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and two new attractions: Avatar Flight of Passage and the …

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[4 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
US Navy’s Blue Angels to Fly Over Magic Kingdom this Thursday

If you’re visiting the Magic Kingdom this Thursday, you’re in for a visual treat!
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are planning to fly over Main Street U.S.A. on April 6 between 9:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The Blue Angels will make two passes above the park.
Back in 2015 the Blue Angels performed a flyover at the Magic Kingdom with six F/A-18 Hornet jets flying overhead at more than 250 miles an hour. That flyover included a Delta Break over Cinderella Castle.
If you’re in the area on Thursday make your way to …

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[29 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Celebrating 20th Anniversary

The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex celebrated its 20th anniversary on March 28.
The anniversary was marked by a special on-field celebration during the Atlanta Braves and Baltimore Orioles spring training game.
During the game former Cincinnati Bengals star Reggie Williams threw out the ceremonial first pitch and fans were able to purchase 20th anniversary merchandise.
The ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex opened in 1997 and operates as a “multi-sport facility for professional, collegiate, and youth sports.”
The complex has hosted more than 3 million athletes including many professional athletes. Annually it …