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Sandtastic Weekends Coming to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Late Summer

Posted by on Jul 9, 2016 in Deluxe Resorts, Disney Resort Activities, Featured, Other, Resort News, Swan and Dolphin Resorts | 0 comments

Sandtastic Weekends Coming to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin in Late Summer

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is hosting the first-ever Sandtastic Weekends in late summer. This new event is planned for August 26-28 and September 2-4 at the resort. Sandtastic Weekends are open to hotel guests and the general public. The event will feature 100 tons of sand art designed by professional artists from Team Sandtastic. The sand art will be created on the resort’s private beach. Guests can learn the art of sand sculpting during planned clinics, and can even take part in an amateur sand sculpting contest. Guests can also challenge the pros in a “speed...

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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 Food Blog Announces Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016′ E-book

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Dining, Discounts, Featured, How To, Other | 0 comments

Disney Food Blog Announces Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016′ E-book

The Disney Food Blog has announced the grand launch of the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016 e-book. This fully-updated DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2016 is an instantly downloadable PDF e-book with more than 530 pages of of full-color photographs, information, and advice on dining at the Walt Disney World Resort. The guide can be downloaded to your computer but it can also be downloaded to a smartphone or tablet so you can have easy access to it at the theme parks! The 2016 guide features a 5-step strategy for Disney dining including advice and tips on budgeting, making...

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Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel to Offer Industry’s Leading Wi-Fi Techology

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Deluxe Resorts, Featured, Off Property, Other, Swan and Dolphin Resorts | 1 comment

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel to Offer Industry’s Leading Wi-Fi Techology

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is set to become the first convention hotel in Florida to offer guests the newest Wi-Fi technology. Called “high density Wi-Fi” the technology was pioneered at the Swan and Dolphin by the XpoNet, an event Internet provider and hotel partner. The Swan and Dolphin has installed the system after successful tests. Groups of all sizes will be able to utilize the new technology when staying at the Swan and Dolphin. The technology can provide groups of more than 15,000 attendees with fast and reliable Internet...

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Disney Food Blog Announces Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival’ E-book

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Dining, Featured, Other | 0 comments

Disney Food Blog Announces Grand Launch of the ‘DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival’ E-book

Just in time to start planning your visit to the 2015 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival the Disney Food Blog has launched its newest food guide. The ‘DFB Guide to the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival‘ e-book is more than 250 pages of full color photos, menus, reviews, and more to help you plan your Food and Wine visit. The e-book also includes a daily schedule of events for every single day of the festival in addition to a printable World Showcase Booth Menus Checklist, World Showcase themed crawls, touring strategies for the festival, a “new for...

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No More Extra Magic Hours at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in 2016

Posted by on Jul 3, 2015 in Deluxe Resorts, Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels, Featured, Off Property, Other, Resort News, Swan and Dolphin Resorts | 0 comments

No More Extra Magic Hours at Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in 2016

Guests staying at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista after January 1, 2016 will no longer receive Extra Magic Hour benefits at the Walt Disney World Resort theme parks. There is no word on why the hours are being discontinued for this hotel. The Hilton, which is located on Hotel Plaza Boulevard across from Downtown Disney/Disney Springs was the only Downtown Disney Area Resort that offered guests the Extra Magic Hours benefit. Guests at the “on property” Walt Disney World Resort hotels are given Extra Magic Hours as one of the perks of staying at those resorts. The Walt Disney World...

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