5 Killed in Crash on the Way to Walt Disney World

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A tragic news story unfolds today as details are released about the crash that took the life of five family members on their way to Disney World.According to Associated Press a family vacation to Disney World took a tragic turn for an East Texas family after five family members, two adults and three children, were killed en route when their sport utility vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over in northeast Louisiana, police said.The car was driven by a 16-year-old who likely … [Read more...]




Get a Merchandise Discount when eating at select Disney Quick Service Dining Locations

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According to our friends over at wdwmagic.com, you can now get a 20 percent merchandise discount when you eat at certain Disney World Quick Service Dining spots. If you eat at a participating location, you will get a coupon on the bottom of your receipt. This discount is available from now until January 5, 2015. The discount can only be redeemed from store opening until 1pm.There are exclusions so check your receipt!Participating locations are as follows:Animal KingdomQuick … [Read more...]




New Additions to the New Polynesian Village Resort

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You may have heard that the Polynesian has been undergoing some transformations. Disney’s Polynesian Resort has returned to its original, 1971 opening day name: Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort. However that’s not the only  changes coming. There will also be a new food and beverage experience opening for guests in 2015: Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto – opening in the spring and based on the popular themed lounge at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Trader Sam’s will welcome explorers to a mystical … [Read more...]




Decorative Holiday displays adorn the lobbies of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels

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Pastry chefs throughout Walt Disney World Resort are making things a little sweeter with deliciously decorative holiday displays and sugar shacks made of edible ingredients. These candy-decked dwellings adorn the lobbies at various Walt Disney World Resort hotels. On the menu this holiday season at Walt Disney World Resort:Disney’s Contemporary ResortInspired by Disney’s “Frozen” guests can enjoy an all-new Gingerbread Holiday Ice Castle on the 4th floor Grand Canyon Concourse. This … [Read more...]




Disney is Testing Bus Wait Times with a My Disney Experience App

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Waiting for a resort bus at Walt Disney World may soon be made a little easier.  A new feature for the My Disney Experience app is currently being tested by Disney and though it is not currently available for guests it should help make planing a bit less frustrating.  The app gives an approximate time for bus arrivals at the current location, and it also keeps Disney aware of where delays are happening.Disney has already been experimenting with wait time screens at a few resorts and this … [Read more...]