A New Super WalMart is Coming to Disney World

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Walmart Stores are asking for a zoning change from Osceola County in order to build a new Super Walmart south of Disney World. This store will be only a few miles south of Disney World, making it the closest Walmart to Disney World property.It will be located at a property that is over 24 acres and is located at North Old Lake Wilson Road close to U.S. Highway 192. The Board of County Commissioners is supposed to give their final consent for the approval of the zoning change to Commercial … [Read more...]


New Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Released for July

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Disney has released  a new updated refurbishment schedule for resorts and parks at Walt Disney World. Check here to see if your favorite rides will be closed for your next visit!PARKS:Magic Kingdom ParkMonorail: The Walt Disney World Monorail is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. Now through December 2015Pirates of the Caribbean:                                                                                   June 8-September 25, … [Read more...]


Simple Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World

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A magical vacation to Walt Disney World can be more affordable than you think. There are ways to save some money during the planning process and even while you are in the most magical place on Earth. One of the most important aspects of planning your trip is flexibility.Prices at the Walt Disney World Resort vary throughout the year, and if you are flexible with your travel dates and even resort choices, you can save a significant amount of money. For example: a standard room at the All Star … [Read more...]


Child Drowns in The Art of Animation Pool at Walt Disney World

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Sadly, a child drowned in The Art of Animation pool today according to the Orange County Sheriffs Office. The child was found around 8:00 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the hospital.  According to reports the child was an out-of-town visitor and got separated from his parents, they searched for the child, who was eventually found under the water.We have conflicting information on the age of the child. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting that the child was 7 years old, and WESH is reporting he … [Read more...]


Prince Harry Announces 2016 Invictus Games Coming to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Prince Harry announced from London via video this morning that the second Invictus Games will be held May 8-12, 2016, at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Invictus Games is the only international adaptive sporting event for injured active duty and veteran service members.The Invictus Games uses the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect of all those who … [Read more...]


Book Your Princess Half Marathon Discounted Package Today!

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The countdown is on for the Walt Disney World Princess Half Marathon Registration!Registration starts July 14th for the public at 12:00 pm (Noon) Eastern Standard time and The Race Events take place in Walt Disney World from February 17-22! Get ready to book your desired race! Plenty of options to choose from, including the popular Half Marathon and Glass Slipper Challenge! You don't have to wait for registration to book your room package though! Chip and Co. and World of Magic Travel are … [Read more...]


New 10-Course Menu at Victoria & Albert’s

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Victoria & Albert’s just keeps raising the bar. Not only are they the only AAA Five Diamond Restaurant in Central Florida, but they are located in one of the most beautiful resorts, the Grand Floridian Resort & SpaThey are now adding a new Chef’s Degustation Menu. That will include a series of 10 small courses featuring some of Chef Scott Hunnel’s favorite dishes inspired by the seasons and by his time in Asia, Spain, Italy and France. There will be other additions to the 10 course … [Read more...]


20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Announces Marketplace Expansion

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Today the Walt Disney World Resort announced that 4 new food and beverage marketplaces will open in Future World during the 20th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival presented by Chase Sept. 25-Nov. 16, 2015. It's the first time in the festival's 20-year-history that global marketplace experiences, now numbering more than 30, have expanded from the park's World Showcase into Future World.During the 53-day festival, the new Artistry of Wine & Cheese area featuring the Cheese … [Read more...]


The Top 5 Dining Reservations And How To Book Them For Your Family

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When you have the Disney Dining Plan at Walt Disney World many times you want a certain reservation!  Many of these reservations are very difficult to come by.  Let's take a look at some of the hardest reservations to get and talk about how we can get them for you and  your family!5.  Chef Mickey's at The Contemporary Resort:  This beloved restaurant is one that families adore!  Here you have the opportunity to dine with none other then, the Big Cheese himself, Mickey Mouse!  This is an … [Read more...]


Transgender Women Files Lawsuit Against The Swan and Dolphin Resort

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Gina Versace is a transgender woman who was employed by Starwood Hotels, which owns The Swan and Dolphin Resort, is now suing them because she claims that they discriminated against her. She has hired the well known Orlando law firm of Morgan & Morgan to represent her in her wrongful termination lawsuit.She was hired in 1998 as a banquet server, she was hired as a man. In 2005 she changed her gender identity and that is when she claims the discrimination started. She claims hurtful … [Read more...]