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...]


Deluxe Dining Plan Will Still Include an Appetizer with Table Service Meals

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Anonymouse recently let us know that there might be some changes coming to the Deluxe Dining Plan!  It seems that the appetizer was being removed from Table Service meals.  This looked to be a confirmed rumor when the 2016 Deluxe Dining Plan PDF showed up online recently.  The appetizer is a big draw for a lot of people so there were certainly some disappointment across the Disney fan community!We have recently learned via Disney's Guest Services that the omission of the appetizer from the … [Read more...]


Disney World Will No Longer Serve Cheese Sauce

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This is horrible news for those of us that LOVE cheese sauce. Anonymouse hit the nail on the head yet again. Sadly, the magical cheese sauce that we all know and love is officially gone! It was confirmed by a cast member that as of today they are no longer allowed to serve cheese sauce. So your nachos or chili cheese dogs will now be served with shredded cheese. As far we know this will be occurring at all parks and resorts and you can not ask the cast members for that liquid gold either.I … [Read more...]


Disney Dine and Dash Offender Caught by Police at the Contemporary Resort

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51 year old Jerry Moody was arrested this past Tuesday after the manager at a lounge at the Contemporary Resort says he tried to leave without paying his $92 bar tab that he had accumulated.He has been arrested on Disney properties 5 times!The Orlando Sentinel said that according to an arrest report, a waitress recognized him as fitting the description of a man who tried to do the same thing at another lounge the night before. Police said that he admitted that he should not be there but … [Read more...]