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Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks Reopen After Hurricane Irma

The Walt Disney World Resort felt the force of Hurricane Irma Sunday night after the hurricane took a turn and headed north to Orlando. The theme parks were closed Sunday and Monday due to the storm, but the Resort hotels were full of guests riding out the wind and rain.

Disney Vacation Club Announces Skyliner To Disney Riviera Resort

Saturday, Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek was thrilled to announce a sweeping line-up of exciting plans coming to Walt Disney World in time for its 50th Anniversary. One of the exciting new additions is a Disney Vacation Club property called the Disney Riviera Resort.

Disney News Round-Up: New Dining Options at Caribbean Beach Resort, ‘American Idol’ Returning to Television on ABC, and More

Happy Thursday! We're catching up on a lot of Disney news today including the new dining options at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, a second life for American Idol on ABC, and the new exotic Magic Shots at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Caribbean Beach Resort Guests Notified of Impacts from Upcoming Construction Project

Late last week we shared the news that two of Disney's moderate resorts - Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach - are scheduled for major refurbishment projects. Now we're hearing what that construction project means for guests at Caribbean Beach Resort.

Updates Planned for Disney’s Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resorts

Two of Disney's moderate resorts, Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach, are getting some major upgrades in the next two years. The changes include new buildings, new dining experiences, and new retail spots.

Disney News Round-Up: Animals Return to the Tree of Life, Membership Extras at Epcot Festival, and More

Happy Thursday! We're back with another Disney news round-up today. In today's news we're talking about animals returning to the Tree of Life at Disney's Animal Kingdom, a few "membership extras" for Disney Vacation Club members, and more.

Largest Electric Car Rental Fleet in the Country Launches in Orlando with Walt Disney World Resort as a Partner

The next time you visit Orlando for a Walt Disney World vacation, maybe think about going green and renting an electric car.

The nation's largest electric car rental fleet is launching in Orlando as part of the Drive Electric Orlando program. And the Walt Disney World Resort is a partner in the program.

News Tidbits: RFID Locks and Ralph Meet and Greet

Here are a couple of news tidbits from the happiest place on earth:

First up, the guest room locks at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort are getting a new technological makeover. Currently, news out of WDW has it the resort has started converting door locks to the new RFID locking method. RFID locks will enable guests to enter their rooms with just a touch - no card insertion needed. Right now, it looks like it will take about a month before the new lock work is completed.

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Exciting New Additions Coming To Walt Disney World

There was a ton of exciting news that came out of the D23 Expo as Bob Chapeck hosted the Disney Parks & Resorts Panel today. While the press releases haven't yet hit the streets, I'm going to give you a quick recap of the news, before digging into the details in coming days. Just like our speculation post, we'll break it down by Park Let's Go!

Speculation On What May Be Coming This Weekend From D23 Expo

This weekend thousands of Disney fans from around the world will converge on the Anaheim convention center for the D23 Expo 2017. The Expo is Disney's official fan convention, and the informational goodies that have come out of past Expos have given us a look at the ways The Walt Disney Company is shaping its future. We'll be keeping our eyes open especially for news coming out about changes for Walt Disney World. Here's an overview at some of the rumored announcements that may (or may not) be coming our way.

5 Themed Ideas To Add Even More Fun To Your Disney Vacation

A Walt Disney World vacation is always a fun idea, but sometimes it's nice to put a new spin on the traditional family vacation. For those shorter trips (3-4 nights) why not try a vacation theme! Plan your touring schedule with an overarching storyline and use the Disney Parks and Resorts to let your adventure unfold.

Disney's Story Rooms, Are They Right For You?

Have you ever dreamed of sleeping immersed in your favorite Disney movie? While all Disney Resort Hotels have unique themes and decor that transports you to another time and place, tucked away within a few are several sweet opportunities for resting your head in a world of even more fantasy and wonder. Story Rooms are available for Guests to book a stay in at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney's Port Orleans Riverside, and Disney's Art of Animation Hotels.

Walt Disney World for Grown-ups Most Popular Posts of 2014

2014 has been an awesome year here at Walt Disney World for Grown-ups, and our staff and guest authors have enjoyed every minute of bringing you all the exciting happenings from the Vacation Kingdom of the World. We compiled a list of the top articles representing each month of the year, as voted on by you (and by "voted on," we totally mean "clicked on").

5 Reasons to Stay at the Caribbean Beach Resort

Are you torn between taking a tropical vacation and going to Disney World? Then consider staying at the Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World and enjoying the best of both worlds!

Live A Pirates Life at Walt Disney World Resort

If your family is a pirate loving crew then the Walt Disney World Resort may be just the place for a summer break. With multiple attractions spread across the property you can be living an imaginative pirate's life whether your favorite is Captain Jack or Captain Hook. We've scoured the land and come up with tips to guide you to the treasures.

Disney's Niche Story Rooms at WDW Resort Hotels

Walt Disney World is known for the exciting and detailed themes of it's Resort Hotels. They not only offer a safe and clean room to stay in close to the Parks but through the magic of Imagineering have a way of transporting you from the reality of Central Florida to exotic locals around the globe and even into the worlds of Disney Movies. Staying "on property" is a truly magical experience no matter where you stay. However, some of Disney's resorts offer special niche rooms that offer just a little bit more flair.

Walt Disney World's Moderate Resorts

We've taken a look at Disney's Deluxe Resort Hotels, let's head across property and check out the fantastic offerings available at the diverse Disney Moderate class hotels. Slightly more upscale than your bare bones hotel, Disney's moderate resorts offer the beautiful immersive theming of the Deluxe resorts for a less money and several have quite dedicated fan bases.

Go Nuts! Send a Coconut Postcard from Walt Disney World

We've talked about Postcards and the Art of Correspondence before, but if you're looking to buy a unique souvenir for a friend or family member the next time you're at Walt Disney World, go nuts! Don't just send any postcard, send a Coconut Postcard!