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News: Toddler Snatched by Alligator at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Posted by on Jun 15, 2016 in Deluxe Resorts, Featured, Grand Floridian Resort, Other, Resort News | 0 comments

News: Toddler Snatched by Alligator at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

A two-year-old boy was snatched by an alligator Tuesday night on the shores of the Seven Seas Lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Officials say the boy was playing in several inches of water when the gator grabbed him. His parents entered the water and tried to wrestle the boy away from the gator to no avail. The search and rescue operation became a recovery operation Wednesday afternoon. Authorities told ABC News that the attack was “not survivable.” Nearly 50 personnel from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office plus officials from Florida Fish and...

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Disney Vacation Club Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge to be Renamed

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in DVC, Featured, Pictures, Resort News, Villas, Wilderness Lodge | 0 comments

Disney Vacation Club Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge to be Renamed

The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge are getting renamed! Disney Vacation Club recently announced that the Villas will be renamed the Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. DVC says the new name will distinguish the area, gives the villas a more “rustic” feel, and allows Imagineers to bring the community’s story to life. The currently-under-construction Hidden Springs Pool at the DVC Villas will also be renamed at a later date. Construction also continues on the water-front cabins at Wilderness Lodge. Those will reportedly be called the Copper...

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Flying Fish and AbracadaBar Lounge Opening this Fall at Disney’s BoardWalk

Posted by on May 19, 2016 in BoardWalk Inn, Deluxe Resorts, Dining, Featured | 0 comments

Flying Fish and AbracadaBar Lounge Opening this Fall at Disney’s BoardWalk

This fall the Flying Fish Café at Disney’s BoardWalk will reopen as the Flying Fish and will be joined by a new bar next door, the AbracadaBar Lounge. Chef Tim Majoras will lead the kitchen at Flying Fish and the star of the menu will be sustainable fish including new menu items like the ‘Fruits of the Sea’ sampler. This dish will feature rock shrimp and clams from Florida, grouper cheek, mussels, and a “splash of Brandy and a rich lobster stock.” The remodeled interior includes an all-new kitchen and dining room – including expanded spaces for private dining – and new accents...

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Disney Vacation Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary with New Merchandise

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Animal Kingdom Lodge, Aulani Resort, BoardWalk Inn, Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, DVC, Featured, Grand Floridian Resort, Polynesian Resort, Villas, Wilderness Lodge, Yacht and Beach Clubs | 0 comments

Disney Vacation Club Celebrates 25th Anniversary with New Merchandise

Disney Vacation Club is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and members can celebrate with a new slate of commemorative merchandise. The new items include apparel, pins, and more. Guests can purchase a two-sided tee featuring the 25th anniversary logo on the front and a list of the DVC properties on the back. This shirt is currently available for purchase as the Disney Parks and at the Disney Parks online store. A new collection of Dooney & Bourke handbags is coming May 23 to select DVC resorts. The bags will be available in three styles: tote bag, letter carrier, and a pouchette....

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Free Dining Announced for Select Dates this Fall

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016 in All-Star Movie Resort, All-Star Music Resort, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Art of Animation, BoardWalk Inn, Caribbean Beach Resort, Contemporary Resort, Coronado Springs Resort, Deluxe Resorts, Dining, Discounts, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Featured, Grand Floridian Resort, Moderate Resorts, Old Key West, Pop Century Resort, Port Orleans French Quarter, Port Orleans Riverside, Value Resorts, Villas, Wilderness Lodge, Yacht and Beach Clubs | 0 comments

Free Dining Announced for Select Dates this Fall

It’s finally here – free dining has been announced for select dates this fall at the Walt Disney World Resort. The dates are: August 23 through October 1 November 15 through November 21 November 26 through November 28 December 10 through December 21 Guests must book at least a 2-day Magic Your Way ticket with Park Hopper and/or Water Parks Fun and More in addition to booking at least a 3-day stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel. Hotels excluded from this offer include: campsites, Bungalows at Polynesian Village, Grand Floridian Villas, Bay Lake Tower, 3-bedroom Villas, Port...

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