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Details Revealed For Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Amongst the plethora of news that came out of Disney's D23 Expo last weekend Bob Chapek, Chairman of Parks, Experiences and Products for the Walt Disney Company gave guests an all too brief look at the next Deluxe Resort and Disney Vacation Club property to be built at Walt Disney World - Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge.

An Exciting New Stories For The Disney Cruise Line

Bob Chapek took the stage at D23 Expo to share his thoughts about the exciting projects coming to the Disney Cruise Line. He told the massive audience gathered before the D23 stage and shared his belief that every Disney moment a guest has should bring their favorite stories to life in thrilling ways. The Disney Cruise Line is reaching for that vision with new ships, and a brand new port destination that is pure magic.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Date

Details are trickling out about the highly anticipated Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios as part of the Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge expansion. Read on to discover why this new attraction is seriously ambitious, and worth every moment of anticipation as it readies to open on December 5th, 2019.

Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Opening in 2020

At Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney Imagineers are getting ready to open Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway in 2020! You'll be invited to the Chinese Theatre where Mickey and Minnie will be hosting the premier of their newest film "Perfect Picnic." The theater serves as the magic portal through which guests will step from the human world directly into the cartoon world for one Goofy adventure aboard Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway.

Cherry Tree Lane Coming To Epcot's United Kingdom Pavilion

Visitors to Epcot's United Kingdom pavilion will can look forward to expanded adventures, as construction on a whole new neighborhood will bring guests to Cherry Tree Lane. None other than Disney Legend Dick Van Dyke announced the expansion coming to World Showcase at the 2019 D23 Expo and fan gathering. The UK pavilion will be home to Disney's first ever attraction inspired by Mary Poppins.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Celebrates The 2019 Winter Holidays In Every Land

Winter fun will spread across every part of Disney's Animal Kingdom in 2019 as the Park introduces "festive new entertainment and holiday decor in every land" for the first time ever. Starting with specialty Christmas tree covered in traditional decor and hidden animals that towers over the park entrance. Guests will be able to experience all new seasonal magic beginning November 8, 2019.

2019 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets On Sale Now

Updated! There's no better time to be planning your 2019 winter holiday travel to the Walt Disney World Resort. With a wide range of celebrations that take place all across the property, November and December are fantastic times to celebrate with a vacation. This year the party is even bigger with 23 nights of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday May 17th, 2019

Thank God It's Friday! Let's hop right on in to the latest news from the Walt Disney World Resort. After a year of construction work on the edge of Tomorrowland the TRON Coaster has hit a milestone by going vertical. Cast members continued a Disney tradition by signing their names on one of the first steel support columns raised for the new attraction, which is set to open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021.

Options To Upgrade Your MagicBand From Home Coming Soon

Customized MagicBands let Walt Disney World Guests accessorize their trip with a personality all their own. From purchasing official Disney styles, to painting your own, or bedazzling with bling, planning what your MagicBand looks like has become an integral part of Disney vacation prep. It's no surprise that Disney is stepping up the options, and has a brand new offer coming our way.

Walt Disney World News Round-up For Friday May 3rd, 2019

Have you been following all the news from Walt Disney World this week? Never fear! We've got you covered with a round-up of what's been going on down in the vacation kingdom. Let's start off with a huge HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to Disney's Hollywood Studios, this Park has been welcoming guest for 30 years. You can find out what's coming-up next for Disney's third gate in our post Disney's Hollywood Studios 30th Anniversary And Beyond.

When it comes to Disney World, trip planning is huge undertaking. In fact, many a first visit to Disney World is marred by a lack of planning. While it might be tempting to think that it's "just a theme park," and that you can show up and have a blast by winging it, the size and complexity of the resort is daunting even for experts. These articles will help you make the most of your Disney trip, and might even introduce you to some activities and attractions you haven't heard about!

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Disney's Coronado Springs Rix Lounge is High Energy Fun!

If you're looking for a place to party all night where the top 40 hits play on a state of the art sound system, in sophisticated atmosphere, with the music pumping and people on the dance floor jumping, then Rix Lounge at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort may be the place you've been looking for.

Walt Disney World Resort Leads the Way in Florida's Green Lodging

More and more frequently today families are concerned with the environment; they conserve water, recycle cans and papers, drive hybrid cars, and do what ever they can to help make a better world. Even tourism is going green, and more choices are being made for eco-friendly travel. However, relatively few people realize what a strong choice for environmental conservancy they make when traveling with Disney.

Owner's Locker

Do you ever tire of having to bring the same bag of essentials to Disney World every year? What if there was a way to not have to lug the things you use at Disney World home and back every time you visit?

Owner's Locker is an Orlando based company that provides just that. As an Owner's Locker member you can store your vacation gear in one of their signature purple lockers and have it delivered to your resort every time you visit.

Favorite Activites for Your Arrival Night

We asked our Facebook Fans what their favorite arrival day activities were and the overwhelming response was that they head right to the parks! Starting off at the Magic Kingdom or grabbing at drink around Epcot's World Showcase seem to be the most popular ways to go. However, if you're flight is scheduled to get in later at night or you experience some travel delays there are still fantastic ways to kick off your magical journey.

Top of the World Lounge

The Top of the World Lounge is a special gem reserved for Disney Vacation Club Members and their guests staying at Disney's Contemporary Resort's Bay Lake Tower. High up on the on the 16th floor of the tower, this retro-modern retreat offers 77 seats and a full service bar overlooking the Magic Kingdom.

More Grown Up Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Costumes [Facebook Fans]

The gaggle of spooks and ghouls over at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Facebook Fan Page has been chatting it up about what they wear to this year's special events. Here are some more ideas for adult Halloween costumes with some Disney style.

How to Make Packing Lists for Vacation

I'm the type of person who writes everything down. Not because I'm obsessive, I just forget things when I don't. It's no different when it comes to packing for vacation. If I want to be sure to have everything I need (especially when packing for multiple people) I have to make a list. Lists bring order to chaos and help me to remember the million little things that have to go into out bags.

Managing Anxiety Disorder When Traveling to Walt Disney World

For people that suffer from anxiety disorder even a trip to Walt Disney World can cause the worst kinds of stress. However with a little pre-planning you can turn a vacation from nightmare to the sweetest memories. I am not a professional, but several members of my family struggle with anxiety, and these are tips and tricks I use to help keep us touring smoothly.

Things To Do for Free at Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival

Epcot's 16th Annual Food & Wine Festival is about to start! From September 30th until November 13th, 2011, Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot Theme Park becomes the center of the culinary world. The cost of festival entry is included in your ticket to Epcot, but adding on special events at can get expensive. Never fear, we're here to show you how to enjoy the delights while staying on budget.

Drinks & Jazz at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Coming from high on their magnificent balcony, across the cavernous lobby from the monorail station, wafts the sweet, sweet music of the hotel band. Beneath the soaring stained glass domes, amongst the white gingerbread and bustling tourists in the lobby of the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa you can hear the stunning live music of the Grand Floridian Society Orchestra, every night between 4 and 10 pm.