Disney scores big on Best Hotel in the Orlando Area

US News and World Report's yearly review is out on the best resorts in Orlando and six Disney area resorts made it into the top ten! Well sorta...Four Seasons Resort Orlando, which is located on the Disney property near the Golden Oak residential community was ranked #1.Other Top 10 Disney World Hotel Appearances are:#10 - Disney's Boardwalk Inn #9 - Disney's Beach Club Resort #7 - Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge #6 - Disney's Wilderness Lodge #5 - Disney's Grand … [Read more...]

Shanghai Disneyland tickets go on sale March 28th

Great news! Starting on June 6th, 2016 the first Disney theme park on the Chinese mainland in Shanghai will be opening its gates. Ticket sales will begin on March 28, 2016.Announced yesterday, the one day ticket price will be 370 Yuan ($56.20, us), tickets for peak day ticket for festival and holidays are being sold for 499 Yuan (75.91, US). There will be discounts offered, children between 1-1.4 meters tall and those over 65 can take 25% off their tickets and there will be 2 day park … [Read more...]

Spielberg’s Thriller “Bridge of Spies” Nominated for Six Academy Awards

The action packed thriller, "Bridge of Spies" comes out in Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD on February 2, 2016. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks the film has received six Academy Award Nominations. Including Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mark Rylance), Original Score, Sound Mixing, Production Design and Original Screenplay, the film is based on historical facts surrounding Rudolph Abel (Mark Rylance) a painter accused of being a Russian spy against the … [Read more...]

Fulton Crab house to lay off 214 people

Fulton's Crab house which is located in Disney Springs will be closing for a renovation and laying off 214 people in the process. The restaurant has an original look, as it is built to look like a riverboat and entered through a gangplank.They filed a notice with the state that they intend to lay 214 people off, the lay offs will take place between April 4th and April 14th.There was no one available for comment from Disney or Fulton’s parent-company Levy Restaurants.Fulton Crab house … [Read more...]

String of robberies being reported at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

According to a report from the Orlando Sentinel, Walt Disney World’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa has been under investigation for a number of robberies. Since late December there have been over 20 cases of electronics stolen.  The rear sliding glass doors have been the access point on a large number of these robberies, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.While working an anti-burglary job at Saratoga Springs last month the Sheriffs spotted two people trying to break into a … [Read more...]

Credit Card Data leak at Yak & Yeti Restaurant in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Breaking News out of Disney's Animal Kingdom.Restaurant Group Landry Inc owners of Yak & Yeti, T-Rex and Rain-forest Cafe in Walt Disney World has reported a data breach in several of their restaurants.Guests who dined at the Yak & Yeti Restaurant in Disney's Animal Kingdom between May 8th and December 3rd, 2015 are advised to check their credit card and bank statements for unauthorized activity. Reports indicate guests who used their Magic Bands have not been affected.The … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens approaches the Two Billion Dollar Mark!

Disney’s “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is almost at the point of breaking the $2 billion dollar (yep that's BILLIONs) mark in box office sales.   Records for the seventh weekend show Star Wars:  The Force Awakens bringing in another 10.8 million to finish in 3rd place.  That puts the total domestic sales at over $895 million.Listed 4th in the international sales with $12.6 million this weekend for a grand total of $1.09 billion, The Force Awakens trails behind megahits, Furious 7 ($1.16 … [Read more...]

New Passenger Train from Miami to Orlando

Here is the scenario: you got a great deal on a cheap flight into Miami for your Disney vacation, but now how do you get to Orlando? Spend an arm and leg on a taxi or rent a car, an expense which cancels out your great flight deal! Come mid 2017 this will no longer be a problem!A privately owned rail service is creating a train route for a new train called Brightline.  These Brightline trains which were designed by Rockwell Group and will be express trains serviced by All Aboard Florida. … [Read more...]

Sail Aboard the Disney Cruise Line with a Reduced Deposit in 2016!

When you book a tropical 7-night Disney cruise to the Caribbean or Bahamas—or  one of their other fun-filled sailing itineraries throughout Europe, Alaska and beyond, you are now able to take advantage of an amazing 50% reduced deposit!  This means less money up front to begin planning your dream vacation at sea aboard the award-winning Disney Cruise Line.  This promotion is  valid for new reservations on cruises that set sail between August and December 2016. You will want to act fast, because … [Read more...]

Armed Disneyland Paris man now facing charges

The unidentified 28-year old man who was arrested in a Disneyland Paris hotel carrying two handguns, ammunition and a Koran on Thursday is no longer under suspension of terrorism. He is now being charged with acquiring and transporting arms and ammunition.When originally questioned the man told police said he feared for his own safety and that is why he was carrying the guns. But the real story was he didn’t want to leave the guns in the home with his mother, which is where he … [Read more...]