Did you know there is a secret entrance at Universal Studios Orlando?

 Did you know that there's a secret entrance to Universal Studios Theme Park? Universal Studios can get pretty busy, especially during peak summer months, Spring Break and the week between Christmas and New Year's. You could wait in long lines just to enter Universal Studios. However, if you pre-purchased your tickets, then you can use the second, secret entrance to Universal Studios right next to the Blue Man Group auditorium at Universal CityWalk. This is a great way to avoid the long lines … [Read more...]

How can I get to Universal Orlando from a Walt Disney World Resort?

With Transformers 3-D The Ride opening this summer, many guests staying at a Disney Resort will want to spend a day at Universal. Disney does not provide transportation to Universal Studios from Disney Resort Hotels. So how exactly do you get to Universal from Disney?There are several options to get from your Disney Hotel to Universal Studios:Destinations in Florida Travel offers a ticket called the 1-Day/2-Park Pass and it includes free shuttle transfers from the Disney Hotels and … [Read more...]

High School Senior from New York Passes Away During Senior Trip to Disney World

A high school senior from New York passed away after being taken to an Orlando hospital during his class trip to Walt Disney World. Jeffrey Cintron, from Lackawanna High School in Lackawanna, New York, died Friday after becoming ill on his senior class trip, according to officials from his school district.Cintron had complained of back pain while at a Disney World Resort hotel, where he was checked out by an ambulance crew before being taken to a local hospital. They reported that he lost … [Read more...]

Disney Gift Shop Truck Spotted in Orlando

A new Disney truck has been spotted in downtown Orlando this week, the Disney Truck Shop. Although featuring the style of a food truck, this spin-off of the popular (and growing!) food truck idea was actually a Disney gift shop truck! The Disney Truck Shop made it's way out for Fiesta in the Park in downtown Orlando, Florida this past weekend, according to the Daily City. This was the first time this Disney Truck Shop has been seen off of Disney property. The Disney gift shop trucks have … [Read more...]

Disney Employee Accused of Distributing Child Pornography

An employee of the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida was accused of distributing child pornography this week. Kentriale Barnes was a twenty-eight year old custodian at the campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort. This Disney employee was caught sharing child pornography with an undercover police officer. According to The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Barnes admitted that he has been looking at child pornography for a few years and is aware that it is … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Resort is Hosting an Online Job Fair

Are you a huge Disney fan? Have you always dreamed of being able to work for the mouse? Well, this may be your chance! The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is currently hosting an online job fair now through April 7, 2013. The Walt Disney Company  has variety of open positions that they are hoping to fill throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, including all four theme parks, both water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, Downtown Disney and 25 resort hotels.There are … [Read more...]

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Disney World

There's no better way to celebrate your mom than to spend Mother's Day at Disney World with her! The Swan and Dolphin Hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida will even be hosting a special Mother's Day celebration. There will be a brunch at Garden Grove, the hotel's character-dining restaurant on Sunday, May 12, 2013 from 11:30 am to 2:00 p.m.All of the mothers in attendance will receive a complimentary mimosa from the hotel to enjoy with their meal. The entire family will … [Read more...]

Make-a-Wish Foundation Sends Knoxville Girl to Disney World

The Make-a-Wish Foundation helps make dreams come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions. Children can make a wish from one of four categories: I wish to go, I wish to be, I wish to meet, or I wish to have. In fact, they grant a wish every thirty-eight minutes for a child.The Make-a-Wish foundation works with a seventy-acre "storybook" resort in Orlando called the Give Kids the World Village. Make-a-Wish families can stay here during their trip so children can receive … [Read more...]

Where to Start- A Guide for the First Time Guest

Visiting Walt Disney World as a  fist time guest can be really overwhelming, but have no fear, I am here to guide you through the process. When planning your first trip to WDW you may find yourself wondering how you can possibly see and do it all. The answer to that is simple; it is not possible. You need to plan a few things to do, see, and experience so you do not get worn out and really get to enjoy your trip!The first thing you need to do when you arrive at your resort is to obtain a … [Read more...]

Disney World to Host First-Ever ‘A Walk Around The World’ Charity Walk

This fall, the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida will be the venue to For A Cause, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that orchestrates multi-day charity walks in vacation destinations. This group is unique in that they allow participants to walk for the charity of their choice. The "A Walk Around The World" event will be a walk-only fundraiser that can only accommodate 50 participants. It is scheduled to occur November 14-18, 2013. Over the course of three days, participants will … [Read more...]