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New resorts opening this week near DisneyWorld
Feb 9 - Two new resorts open this week near Walt Disney World. The 248-suite SpringHill Suites and 250-suite TownePlace Suites will open later this week. Both are in the Flamingo Crossings area near the Western Entrance...
Kylo Ren meets guests at Hollywood Studios
Feb 8 - Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios can now interact with one of the most intriguing and chilling new characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Kylo Ren. Guests visiting the Star Wars Launch Bay are...
Work begins on new Margaritaville Resort
Feb 6 - In the summer it was announced a new resort would be opening in Orlando not far from Walt Disney World. Work has now begun on the 300-acre Margarita Village Resort. It is being constructed on the site which was...
Nickelodeon Hotel to become Holiday Inn
Feb 6 - The Nickelodeon Hotel near Walt Disney World is to re-branded from April 18th this year. It will be then renamed the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites – Waterpark after it finishes a $30 million remodel...
Another Disney Springs Restaurant closing soon
Feb 5 - The Fulton’s Crab House restaurant in Disney Springs will be closing in April to allow major remodelling work to take place. No date for re-opening has been announced but it will be sometime in November 2016...
Afternoon Tea at Disney's Beach Club Resort
Feb 4 - A new Disney experience is now available, Afternoon Tea at Solarium Gardens at Disney’s Beach Club Resort will be available on select dates. Guests have the choice of the following tea services...
Concert Line-up released for Epcot Flower Festival
Feb 3 - Thirteen pop bands with hits spanning several decades will play the Garden Rocks Concert Series at the 23rd Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2-May 30, 2016. This year’s festival expands from 75 to 90 days...
Magic Kingdom is the original Disney World park, opened in 1971.
Epcot is an amazing park inspired by Walt Disney's original vision.
Disney's Hollywood Studios reflects the silver screen's golden age.
Exotic animals and amazing theming in Animal Kingdom.
Typhoon Lagoon water park has thrilling slides & a giant wave pool.
Snow in the summer at Blizzard Beach water park in Walt Disney World.