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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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[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 …

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[24 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Updates for Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

The construction at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has been on-going for about a year and Disney just announced some exciting news about changes coming to the resort.
The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge are now known as Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, which “accurately reflects the railroad themeing of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge” and works with the story line for the resort, according to Disney.
The former Hidden Springs Pool at the DVC villas is being totally reimagined and will be known as Boulder Ridge Cove. The themeing of the pool – …

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[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Five Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Named to ‘Top 25 Hotels for Families’ List by Trip Advisor

Five Walt Disney World Resort hotels were recently listed on as some of the top 25 family hotels by Trip Advisor in their 2015 Traveler’s Choice awards.
Disney’s Art of Animation was the highest ranked Walt Disney World Resort hotel coming in seventh place on the list.
The other Disney hotels were the Wilderness Lodge (9), Bay Lake Tower (16), Port Orleans Riverside (18), and Beach Club (21).
Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa in Hawaii was number 8.
Of the 25 hotels listed for the Traveler’s Choice awards, 17 were located in the Orlando …

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[14 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
This Week in Disney News: Wilderness Lodge Pool Reopens, New ‘Star Wars’ Attractions, and Disney Exec Announces Retirement

We’re inching ever closer to the holidays, and Walt Disney World is in full-on celebration mode right now with holiday parades, parties, and merchandise.
Hanukkah starts this week and if you happen to be at the Walt Disney World Resort you’ll find some new Hanukkah-themed merchandise in the parks.
This week was full of resort-related news at Walt Disney World. First, our friends at Disney Hotels Fan have some great photos of the refurbished pool at the Wilderness Lodge. The pool is now fenced in and they’re still in the process of …

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[7 Feb 2014 | One Comment | ]
Six Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Named to Best in Orlando List

Six Walt Disney World Resort hotels were recently named some of the best hotels in the Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort area by U.S. News and World Report.
The six hotels and their rankings are: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (#7), Disney’s BoardWalk Inn (#8), Disney’s Beach Club Resort (#9), Disney’s Yacht Club Resort (#10), Disney’s Wilderness Lodge (#11), and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (#12).
On the west coast, Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel came in at number one on the list of best hotels in the Anaheim/Disneyland area. It was …

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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:

Resort
2012 Dues
Increase

Animal Kingdom Villas
$5.4356
+8.40%

Aulani (Subsidized)
$4.4794
+3.93%

Aulani (non-Subsidized)
$5.9607
+4.02%

Bay Lake Tower
$4.2219
+8.41%

Beach Club …