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...]




MagicBands Now Available for Purchase Online

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I know many of you have been asking about how you can buy Magicbands before your vacation. Well I am about to sprinkle some pixie dust on your day, Magic Bands are now being sold at the disneystore.com!They have all of the current colors, just like the parks! They are the same price, $12.95 plus tax. Don't forget shipping too.If you are looking to accessorize your bands, they also have some of the MagicBandits on the site as well. Just a world of advice, becareful with those MagicBandits … [Read more...]




Art of Disney at Downtown Disney Marketplace Hosts Disney Artist Showcase in November and December

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Calling all Disney Art collectors...the Art of Disney location in Downtown Disney Marketplace at Walt Disney World Resort will be hosting a Disney Artist Showcase. These events are happening on select weekends in November and December. They'll be held on Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.Several very talented Disney artists will be featured at these events. From groups such as the Disney Design Group, Yellow Shoes Creative Group, Walt Disney … [Read more...]