Archive for June, 2010

Your Full Marathon Finisher’s Medal Is Your Ticket To Disney

Your Full Marathon Finisher’s Medal Is Your Ticket To Disney

| June 30, 2010 | 3 Replies

Disney has added a new program to their Disney Endurance Series.  Finishers of the Walt Disney World Full Marathon on January 9, 2011 will gain free admission to any of the Walt Disney World theme parks on Monday, January 10.  Race organizers are calling this “Marathon Monday”, and all you need to do is proudly [...]

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Selling Orlando: U.S. Travel’s International Pow Wow

Selling Orlando: U.S. Travel’s International Pow Wow

| June 29, 2010 | 1 Reply

You would think a city like Orlando or the greater Central Florida area would have no trouble getting people to come, right?  I mean there are 7 theme parks at Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, and Universal combined.  However, tourism is vital to Florida’s economy and big business for the area in general.  Therefore, when the [...]

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Next Generation Disney Store Helps Shoppers with “Imagination”

Next Generation Disney Store Helps Shoppers with “Imagination”

| June 28, 2010 | 9 Replies

Imagination.  That’s been the driving force behind the Walt Disney Company since its inception.  Now, The Disney Store has called upon that force to create its next generation of shopping experiences. Okay, hold on.  Did I really say that?  Shopping experiences?  That’s what Disney is calling it.  The official press states that they want this to be the [...]

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Sneak peek of Radiator Springs Racers at Disneyland

Sneak peek of Radiator Springs Racers at Disneyland

| June 26, 2010 | 3 Replies

Cars Land at Disney California Adventure in California  is scheduled to open in 2012.  From now through next month, they are testing the 6 passenger cars that are the ride vehicles for Radiator Springs Racers.  The track technology is the same technology that is used on the Test Track attraction located in Epcot in Walt [...]

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Need More Star Wars? Celebration V Orlando August 12-15

Need More Star Wars? Celebration V Orlando August 12-15

| June 25, 2010 | 1 Reply

Were you not able to make it down to Walt Disney World for the recent Star Wars Weekends and feel like you missed out?  Or did you attend Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, but it left you wanting more?  Well there’s another Star Wars event on the horizon that promises to be even [...]

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Universal Orlando Throws a Blue Pow Wow Party

Universal Orlando Throws a Blue Pow Wow Party

| June 24, 2010 | 5 Replies

Previously I wrote about a private party Disney Destinations hosted for the U.S. Travel Association’s International Pow Wow.  Well, not to be outdone, Universal Orlando wanted its opportunity to impress the visiting travel industry delegates from around the world, and show them why their clients should come to Universal when they visit Orlando.  Continue reading [...]

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A Review of Shutters at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

A Review of Shutters at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

| June 22, 2010 | 18 Replies

Review and photos by Kevin Klose We recently decided mid-week to go to Shutters in Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort for dinner. We had not made an advanced dining reservation and were willing to take a chance on getting a table. Shutters is located in the Old Port Royale building, at the back of the food [...]

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