The Spa at the Grand Floridian to Close Temporarily.


The spa at the Grand Floridian will close on September 19th for 18-20 months during the construction of the new Disney Vacation Club property at that resort.  Guests interested in having a spa experiences on site will be bused to other spas.  No word on whether or not the Nikki Bryan Salon, which is under contract with Disney to run the spa, will be returning when it re-opens.We still haven't heard any official announcement from Disney on the new DVC property. Don't hold your breath on that … [Read more...]

A Super Sweet 16 at Disney’s Wedding Pavilion

Sixteen years ago the first permanent wedding destination at Walt Disney World Resort was built. Disney’s Wedding Pavilion would quickly grow to become a crown jewel and one of our most popular ceremony locations. To commemorate this special milestone, we recently installed striking stained glass windows etched with our signature Cinderella’s Coach.Have a memory of Disney’s Wedding Pavilion that you’d like to share? Be sure to leave me a message in the comments below. … [Read more...]

Sex offender accused of touching girls at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

Sex offender Moses Velasquez is accused of touching three girls at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park.

According to the Orlando Sentinel Moses Velasquez, 39, is accused of touching the girls in the wave pool at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon. Here are the details: A sex offender was jailed today after three girls say he touched them inappropriately at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park Thursday.Moses Velasquez, 39, is charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, according to the Orange County Jail.Witnesses and the victims told an Orange County Sheriff's deputy Velasquez was in … [Read more...]

Imagineers Use Innovative Technology in Fantasyland Expansion

Who’s up for another inside look at the construction of the New Fantasyland?In the video below, Walt Disney Imagineering takes you onto the construction site to learn more about the innovative technology the Imagineers are using to build the new attractions, restaurants and other guest areas that will make up the expansion.As you’ll see, this visualization technology allows the team to identify any potential challenges before construction begins. Tablet computers also allow Imagineers to … [Read more...]

Around the “Disney” World: Sunset Boulevard

Enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios and walk right into the Golden Age of Hollywood. The glamour of the silver screen shines brightly at Disney’s very own version of Tinseltown. In traditional Disney style, the experience is plussed—kicked up a notch—with behind the scenes peeks at not only movie making, but also television production, music/radio recording and live stage performances.From Hollywood Boulevard, hang a right onto Sunset. Laugh and carry on with 1940s-era street performances that … [Read more...]