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Tuesday News Round-Up: Celebrate Mother’s Day at Disney World, Vacation Offer Announced, and More

Happy Tuesday and welcome to another new round-up! Today we're talking about celebrating Mother's Day at Walt Disney World, a new summer room-rate offer, and a change in bus routes at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

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.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Two New Holiday Events for Large Groups

Large gatherings of families, friends, or co-workers can choose from two new holiday events at the Walt Disney World Resort. These new events are available at the Contemporary Resort and Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

Walt Disney World Resort Announces April Merchandise Events

Spring has sprung at the Walt Disney World Resort and to celebrate there's a brand new slate of special merchandise events planned for April. The events include artist meet-and-greets, new Disney pins, a Trading Night, and special Earth Day events at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

Registration Fees Required for Disney Trading Night Events

The once-free Disney Trading Night events now require guests to pay a registration fee. The next Disney Trading Night is scheduled for February 27 from 6-9 p.m. at Veracruz A in Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. In the past these trading nights were free for attendees.

Woman Dies After Crash with Walt Disney World Resort Bus

A 29-year old woman from Windermere, Florida died after a three-car crash involving a Walt Disney World Resort bus. The crash occurred in the early morning hours on December 15 in front of Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

Three-Day Charity Walk Planned for This Fall at the Walt Disney World Resort

This November the Walt Disney World Resort will, for the first time ever, be home to a three-day charity walk sponsored by For A Cause.

The Walk The World event is part of the A Walk Around The World Fundraising Walking Event series and is planned for November 14-18.

For A Cause is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that plans multi-day charity walks in vacation destinations. All participants are allowed to walk for the charity of their choice.

New Buffet Trialed at Disney's Coronado Springs

Guests going to grab a bite to eat at the Pepper Market, an eating destination in Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, may have noticed a change recently. A new buffet concept has been rolled out and trialed with guests there in place of the Market's food court.

While the Pepper Market looks much the same, the change comes in that guests will pay a set price for an all-you-care-to-eat buffet filled with many food dishes instead of paying for different items at different stations.

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When Size Matters: Tips For Choosing A Disney Resort Hotel Room

Square footage isn't something everyone has to worry about when picking a hotel room, but when you're spending a week living in one room with folks, it probably should be. I often hear "we won't be in our room very much" as a justification for staying at the Value Resorts. If you are traveling as adults alone, or have a single small child, this can work really well. However - as your kids grow, or if you are sharing a room with friends or family, nerves can fray when you don't have enough space.

Micro-Websites For Dedicated Walt Disney World Disney Hotel Fans

There's something special about a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel that just may spoil you from staying any other place. The lush surroundings, the friendly service, the little details all throughout Disney Resorts can ruin a person for anything less than a Disney experience. It's no wonder that popping up all over the internet are a collection of micro-blogs dedicated especially to the Hotels of Walt Disney World.

Disney Deluxe Resort Massage Services

Those many travelers are familiar that Walt Disney World is home to the full service Senses Spas at the Grand Floridian Resort and Saratoga Springs Resort & Villas, fewer are aware that a limited selection of spa services are available at other Disney Resort properties as well.

5 Reasons to Love Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort isn't always the first choice of families headed down to Walt Disney World due to out of the way location and busy convention space. That's a pity though, because this Disney Resort gem has a lot to offer its guests! From the full service feeling at check in to the truly chic resort rooms, Disney's Coronado Spring truly holds its own. In no particular order, here's 5 great reasons to love this hotel!

3 Marvelous Margarita Bars To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Walt Disney World

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Walt Disney World with a marvelous margaritas from one of these great Disney Bars & Lounges. They say that it's always five o'clock somewhere and a celebrations are in order to highlight Mexican cuisine, culture and music. We're doing our part to honor Mexico by sharing a few of our favorite places at Walt Disney World where you can raise a margarita glass and toast this victorious nation.

Top 5 Pool Bars At Walt Disney World

When I take a rest day from the Walt Disney World Parks, I love to enjoy a nice cocktail while soaking up the sun next to a sparkling blue pool. The feature pools maintain a family atmosphere (no swim-up bars and vegas hot parties) while making Grown-ups comfortable amidst lushly detailed landscapes, beautifully themed pools, and superior Disney service. These five fantastic poolside bars are tops when it comes to a relaxing day in the sun, be sure to follow the links for full articles about each bar.

Working Out While On Your Walt Disney World Vacation

A regular exercise can reduce stress and improve overall well being, but for many guests vacation means a two-week hiatus from their regular fitness routine. However, if fitness is your passion there's no reason time away has to put a crimp in your style. The Walt Disney World Resort offers several world-class fitness options so guests don't have to leave healthy habits behind. Here are three fantastic options for vacation workouts.

Walt Disney World Resort Comparisons: Overall Recreation

Last week we took a look at the differences between value, moderate and deluxe resorts when it comes to the pools, but a swimming isn't the only form of recreation that can be found at Walt Disney World for folks who would like to spend some time outside of the Parks. Many of the beautiful Disney hotel properties also offer other recreation opportunities to enjoy while you are a guest.

Siestas Poolside Bar at the Coronado Springs Resort Dig Site

Continuing our Friday bar hop, we've covered the super chic Rix Lounge and the charming lakeside retreat that is the Laguna Bar, but have you been over to Siesta's Pool Bar and Grill at the Coronado Springs Resort? Located pool side at the Dig Site, this is a great spot to grab a bite and a drink. Siestas opens daily at 11 a.m.