• Disney World Resort Hotels
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    Theme Park and Resort News Briefs

    Disney Ready to Expand Shanghai Resort. High demand for Disney’s Shanghai Resort may prompt early expansion. “We’re opening the park for a pretty healthy number of attendees but more importantly both we and our partners and the Shanghai government are eager and willing to expand rapidly after that,” Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo said. Attendance […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Star Wars Casting and the Mad Chinese

    Disney opens ‘Star Wars’ casting to video submissions.Disney and LucasFilms have posted an open call for video submissions for two lead roles in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII. submissions can be made via opencastingcall2013.com.  The deadline for video submission is Dec. 3, according to the website. Disney is holding in-person casting in the United Kingdom […]

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    The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Opens

    Yesterday the newest property of Disney Vacation Club mixes Victorian architecture, modern technology and a spoonful of “Mary Poppins,” opened. Located at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, it is the 12th resort in the Disney Vacation Club family and one monorail stop away from the Magic Kingdom, the most popular theme park in the country. Being that close […]

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    Scuttlebutt – Roar and Soar

    Fresh from the spectacular finale to Swedish House Mafia’s final world tour and ahead of their joint Ibiza venture “Departures,” electronic dance music heavyweights Axwell and Sebastian Ingrosso have created a new track for the soundtrack to Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University, which is set for release on June 18th. The new production, “Roar,” is available today and […]

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    DbM Scuttlebutt – Senses and Citricos

    Saturday, the 15th marked the 46th anniversary of Walt Disney’s passing. Considering the tragedy that happened the day before, I decided not to post a story about it. Senses, a Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, re-opened today after a multi-month refurbishment. The newly remodeled spa, now owned and operated by Disney, blends Grand Floridian […]

  • The Grand Floridian Fitness Center

    Well, here it is! The Fitness Center at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort! Woohoo!! But wait, where is the Spa and Health Center? It has been temporarily relocated from the time-share tower construction site to an air-conditioned tent in the back of the convention center parking lot and aptly renamed “Fitness Center.” It’s only a mile […]

  • DbM Scuttlebutt – Big Brother, Nature Village, and Who Cut The Cheese?

    Villages Nature is the project of a new joint venture between Euro Disney and Pierre & Vacances Center Parcs. Designed as a new holiday destination for short and mid-term stays, and will be themed on “The search for harmony between Man and Nature.”  The project will be located at Marne-la-Vallée, just 6 km from Disneyland Paris. The […]

  • Happy New Years at WDW

    Wanna party at the park? Well it looks like our friends at Disney World have come up with a smorgasbord of “Auld Lang Syne” choices this year. Lets look at what you can do. At Epcot, guests can dance away 2012 to the beat of the DJs stationed at select pavilions throughout the evening and watch […]

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    Johnny Depp’s movie ‘Lone Ranger’ reportedly reaches $250 million price tag. “It’s out of control,” said an unnamed insider to The Hollywood Reporter. On Thursday, June 14th, the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” will take place at the wave pool in Blizzard Beach. For those wanting to participate, registration begins at 9 am, and the event […]

  • WDW Resort Spring Prices

    Looks like you can get a deal on a room with the new room rate only promotion. If you book by January 22 you can get from 20, 25, to 30% off for stays between February 21 to March 31, 2012. If you book by February 28, 2012 you can get similar discounts for most […]

  • Grand Floridian Activities

    I collected a lot of stuff during my September trip to WDW. While at the Grand Floridian I made a point to visit the marina and the pool. There I found these brochures that under closer investigation clearly had a lot of fun thing to do. It looks like the whole family could be fully entertained and not […]

  • Breaking News: DVC to Build at Grand Floridian

    CELEBRATION, Fla. December 8, 2011 – A new resort development announced today will expand Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, distinguished as the flagship hotel at the Walt Disney World Resort. Disney Vacation Club plans to build an estimated 147 villas as part of a previously announced expansion of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort. Estimated to […]

  • Grand Floridian Cadillac

    Do you know what year this beauty was made? a: 1930 b: 1929 c: 1933 d: 1932 e: 1928 And… On this model what was the rear seat door called? Let us know if you know (Please do not google this)! Tweet