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Walt Disney World Resort Posts “No Fishing” Signs at Resorts

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016 in Caribbean Beach Resort, Deluxe Resorts, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Featured, Fort Wilderness, Grand Floridian Resort, Moderate Resorts, Old Key West, Resort News | 0 comments

Walt Disney World Resort Posts “No Fishing” Signs at Resorts

In the wake of last month’s fatal alligator attack at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney World has erected “No Fishing” signs at several resorts on property. According to reports there are ‘No Fishing’ signs posted at Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa, Fort Wilderness, and Old Key West Resort. Essentially, guests are forbidden to fish on their own at Disney World now. The only permissible fishing is part of a guided fishing excursion. Disney has also installed fences along the shoreline at several hotels including the Grand Floridan,...

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Fences Installed on Beaches at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Caribbean Beach Resort, Contemporary Resort, Deluxe Resorts, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Featured, Fort Wilderness, Grand Floridian Resort, Moderate Resorts, Polynesian Resort, Resort News, Yacht and Beach Clubs | 0 comments

Fences Installed on Beaches at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Following the fatal alligator attack earlier this month at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Disney has put up fences along the shorelines at several resorts including the Grand Floridian, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, and Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. Other resorts with beaches – including Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts – will also likely have fencing installed at the shoreline. In addition to the fences (which look to be permanent) Disney has also put up signs warning guests to stay out of the...

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News: Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Closing July 11 for Refurbishment

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Dining, Featured, Moderate Resorts, Port Orleans French Quarter, Port Orleans Riverside, Resort News | 0 comments

News: Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory Closing July 11 for Refurbishment

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factory at Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter is set to close July 11 for a several-months-long refurbishment. The quick service spot is slated to reopen in the fall. During the refurbishment guests will be able to dine at a temporary dining location adjacent to the lobby and at Scat Cat’s Lounge. The temporary quick service spot will serve Jambalaya, Gumbo, Po-Boy sandwiches, and the famous Beignets. The Disney Dining Plan will be accepted at this location. Guests can also take buses to Port Orleans Riverside and dine at the Riverside Mill Food...

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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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Walt Disney World Resort Announces Summer Room Rate Deal

Posted by on Mar 18, 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, Discounts, Disney Resort Rooms, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Featured, Fort Wilderness, Moderate Resorts, Old Key West, Polynesian Resort, Pop Century Resort, Port Orleans French Quarter, Port Orleans Riverside, Value Resorts, Villas, Wilderness Lodge, Yacht and Beach Clubs | 0 comments

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Summer Room Rate Deal

It’s time to start making those summer vacation plans for the Walt Disney World Resort! And to help with the planning, Disney recently announced a new summer hotel deal. The “Awaken Summer” deal features a discount of up to 30 percent on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels from June 12 through August 25. Guests can create a package with a minimum 2-Day Magic Your Way ticket and they’ll receive a special “Awaken Summer” MagicBand. Prices vary based on resort. Guests can save between 15 and 30 percent at the Deluxe Villas resorts and Deluxe hotels; 25 percent at the Moderate...

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Is Disney Thinking about Adding Resort Fees?

Posted by on Mar 11, 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, Disney Springs Area Hotels, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Featured, Fort Wilderness, Grand Floridian Resort, Moderate Resorts, Old Key West, Pop Century Resort, Port Orleans French Quarter, Port Orleans Riverside, Resort News, Value Resorts, Wilderness Lodge, Yacht and Beach Clubs | 5 comments

Is Disney Thinking about Adding Resort Fees?

We’re hearing reports of a Walt Disney World Resort survey being sent to some guests about a potential $15-per-night resort fee that could be imposed at all Walt Disney World Resort hotels. This possible resort fee would cover things such as the Disney Magical Express, MagicBands, priority Fast+Pass planning at your resort, Extra Magic Hours at the theme parks, parking at the hotel and the theme parks, and Wi-Fi. Many hotels charge a nightly resort fee, including the Disney Springs-area hotels and the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin. The hotels “on property” at Disney...

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